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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Global Banking News-April 24, 2017--Mizuho to increase role in Yankee bonds
Plus, there has been a lot of issuance in the United States of Yankee bonds, which can be attractive, both for yield and credit diversification reasons," he said.
He added that on March 15 Marconi met interest payments of pounds 50.7 million on its Yankee bonds.
It said it had already paid pounds 51m on its Yankee bonds and expects to pay pounds 56.5m on its Eurobonds in the next few days.
MATAHARI TO REPAY DEBTS IN YANKEE BONDS. 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.
The slowdown in net purchases reflected strong buying of newly issued Yankee bonds that was largely offset by net sales of outstanding foreign bonds.