Yankee bonds

Yankee bonds

Foreign bonds denominated in U.S. dollars and issued in the United States by foreign banks and corporations. These bonds are usually registered with the SEC. Such as, bonds issued by originators with roots in Japan are called Samurai bonds.

Yankee Bond

A foreign bond denominated in U.S. dollars and traded in the United States. In order to raise capital from American investors, a non-American company may choose to sell a bond in the United States. Most of the time, the issuers must register Yankee bonds with the SEC. See also: Bulldog bond, Samurai bond.
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It said it had already paid pounds 51m on its Yankee bonds and expects to pay pounds 56.
PT Matahari Putra Prima (MMPA) hopes to be debt free by March 15 this year after repaying its last debt in yankee bonds valued at US$ 26 million.
domiciled financial institutions and industrials (excluding Yankee bonds and convertibles) rose to $235.
The rating actions affect approximately USD 549 million of outstanding Yankee bonds and USD 322 million of domestic bonds.
These rating actions affect approximately US$500 million of outstanding Yankee bonds and US$773 million of domestic bonds.
The rating actions affect approximately USD917 million of outstanding Yankee bonds and USD743 million of domestic bonds.
The rating actions affect approximately USD 849 million of outstanding yankee bonds and USD 65 million of domestic bonds.
0 million in Yankee Bonds, and the US$100 million used for an environmental trust under the agreement with the Department of Justice, benefitted all major creditors at that time, and was essential to help put ASARCO in a better position to generate enough cash to pay all creditors.
7 billion of Yankee bonds and approximately $500 million of syndicated bank loans.
while Minera Mexico's debt consists of about $298 million of Yankee bonds as of March 31, 2006.
2 billion, which includes US$328 million of Yankee bonds maturing in December 2006.
In conjunction with these rating actions, Fitch has affirmed the 'A-' issue ratings of the company's Yankee bonds due in 2007 and 2027 and the 'AA (chl)' ratings of its series A and series B peso-denominated local bonds.