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16 Nov 2016

Inflation Linked Debt: Analysis of Local Authority Bond Issuances

In the current environment of ongoing cuts to central government funding for local authorities, local authorities are increasingly looking to use capital spending to create revenues to fill this spending gap.  For example, it has recently been reported that local authorities are likely to complete £1bn of commercial property deals by the end of the […]

11 Nov 2016

Herefordshire Housing agrees a staggered sale of £35 million retained bonds

Herefordshire has agreed terms for the immediate and future sales of its retained bonds, enabling them to continue to invest in communities in and around Herefordshire over the coming years. The bonds, which were rated A2 by Moody’s Investor Services, are to be sold in instalments, with £5 million sold today and the remaining £30 […]

24 Aug 2016

Arlington Investors borrows £68.8m from capital market investors to support student accommodation acquisitions

The transaction sees Arlington acquire a portfolio comprising 951 beds in Leeds and London from Rockspring taking Arlington’s student accommodation holdings to more than 7,800 beds and a total investment of over £500 million. The assets combine a mixture of direct let and university let student accommodation with the two Leeds asset and London asset […]

18 Jul 2016

TradeRisks appointed as Treasury Advisor to Local Authority

TradeRisks Limited has been appointed as Treasury Management Advisor to Derby City Council, following a competitive tendering process for a 2 year contract. The appointment of TradeRisks as a Treasury Advisor demonstrates TradeRisks continued commitment to offering a greater choice of service providers to the UK local authority sector, and follows TradeRisks’ other recent successes […]

11 Jul 2016

Peabody Trust accesses £125m Private Funding Facility

Peabody Trust (“Peabody”) has signed a £125 million funding facility to support its liquidity position and the development of new housing in London. Peabody will initially issue £10m of notes from the facility, with the ability to issue the remaining notes at any time over the next 3 years with a choice of maturities up […]

11 May 2016

Platina Partners LLP successfully completed the £28m refinancing of the 28 MW Danu II wind portfolio

Platina Partners LLP (“Platina”) has secured £28m of new funding in order to refinance their 28 MW Danu II wind farm portfolio, consisting of two operational 14MW on-shore wind farms in the UK, both constructed in 2009. Platina refinanced the existing bank debt with floating rate debt from capital markets investors and novated the existing […]

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