For many companies in Emerging Markets, issuing bonds is their first foray into the publicly-traded securities markets. While many opt for issuing debt in order to prevent from diluting shareholders, others can't ignore the attractiveness of funding at today's competitive costs. Company B was no exception with its first issuance in the international capital markets of an international bond which was oversubscribed at home and abroad.
As its first publicly-traded issuance, the company required the implementation of a complete IR program adapted to suit the fixed income market. Management's goals following the successful issuance were:
i-advize provided the following services to help establish the company's new Fixed Income IR Program:
Thanks to Company B's relationship with i-advize, it has become a well-known name in the Latin American capital markets while successfully establishing a credible disclosure practice and proactive IR program with fixed income investors and analysts. The company is currently analyzing the possibility of an eventual IPO.