Getting the Deal Through: High-Yield Debt 2020

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Getting the Deal Through: High-Yield Debt 2020

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Brazil; Finland; France; Greece; Portugal; Russia; Singapore; Spain; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA


The set of questions relating to the topic of High-Yield Debt and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Discuss the major differences between high-yield debt securities and bank loans in your jurisdiction. What are some of the critical advantages and disadvantages?

  2. Are you seeing increased regulation regarding either high-yield debt securities or bank loans in your jurisdiction?

  3. Describe the current market activity and trends in your jurisdiction relating to high-yield debt securities financings.

  4. Identify the main participants in a high-yield debt financing in your jurisdiction and outline their roles and fees.

  5. Please describe any new trends as they relate to the covenant package, structure, regulatory review or other aspects of high-yield debt securities.

  6. How are high-yield debt securities issued in your jurisdiction? Are there particular precedents or models that companies and investors tend to review prior to issuing the securities?

  7. What is the typical maturity and call structure of a high-yield debt security? Are high-yield securities frequently issued with original issue discount? Describe any yield protection provisions typically included in the high-yield debt securities documentation.

  8. How are high-yield debt securities offerings launched, priced and closed? How are coupons determined? Do you typically see fixed or floating

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