Mainstream debt issuance from January 2021

Themes for the year ahead

As we start the new year, we present the latest edition of our annual DCM client publication with an update of some of the topics we expect to be on the agenda for mainstream debt issuance in the year ahead.

We provide a high-level summary of (and details of where you can find more information on) Post-Brexit divergence; Interest rate reform; and Green, social and sustainable finance all as applicable to wholesale DCM market participants.

3 DCM topics for 2021

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We have identified 3 key topics for the year to come.

1

Post-Brexit divergence

In this section we explore:

  • What’s on the horizon in the EU?
  • What can we expect in the UK?
2

Interest Rate Reform

In this section we explore:

  • Updating MTN programmes in 2021: Where are we now with conventions for new RFR linked FRNs?
  • Transition away from LIBOR: Bond consent solicitations
  • Tough legacy: legislative proposals
  • Upcoming milestones: what to look out for?
3

Green, social and sustainable finance

In this section we explore:

  • Emergence of Sustainability-Linked Bonds
  • UK green sovereign bonds
  • EU Green Bond Standard

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Mainstream debt issuance from January 2021:
Themes for the year ahead



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