News & Publications

Robus on restructuring of promissory notes (SSDs) and bonds

Frankfurt, 20. Juni 2015. Robus Capital will speak on the topic of restructuring debt instruments at the following events during the remainder of 2015:

25.06.2015: 4th European Insolvency & Restructuring Congress, Brüssel
16.09.2015: Debtwire Germany Forum, Frankfurt
17.09.2015: Frankfurter Insolvenz- und M&A Forum, Frankfurt
29.10.2015: Luther Restrukturierungskonferenz, München
12.11.2015: Münchner Restrukturierungsform, München
26.11.2015: 11. Structured Finance, Stuttgart
02.12.2015: Handelsblatt-Konferenz: Direct Lending Funds in der Restrukturierung, Frankfurt

Robus Capital will be represented at these conferences by Andreas Jaufer or Mark Hoffmann.

Robus with a guest-article in the Going Public Magazine

Frankfurt, April 30, 2015. Mark Hoffmann, , a portfolio manager at Robus Capital was asked by the editors of Going Public Magazine for a commentary on the bond market for mid-sized companies. The article, found in the section “Viewpoint,” is titled “Mittelstandsanleihe 2.0” and appeared in the 05-2015 issue on page 51. This article is only available in German.

Robus on the financing situation of mid-sized companies in the Börsen-Zeitung

Frankfurt, March 06, 2015. Robus Capital was cited in an article in the Börsen-Zeitung on recommendations for a sustainable future of the bond market for mid-sized companies. The article by Christopher Kalbhenn is titled “End of Mittelstand Bonds” and appears in Issue 45 (06.03.2015) on page 8. The recommendations of Robus were summarized as follows: “Furthermore, additional measures should be taken to limit the risks of bond investors. Robus Capital, an asset management firm that specializes in high-yield debt capital, recommends an orientation towards the common standards of the international high-yield market. In addition to more frequent and higher quality reporting, Robus promotes the use of collateral, covenants, and guarantees from essentially affiliated companies. With good bond structuring, the risk of extreme losses in the case of restructuring should be limited.” Source: Börsen-Zeitung (2015). This article is only available in German.

Robus on the Mittelstand Bond Market in the FAZ

Frankfurt, February 27, 2015. Robus Capital was interviewed in an article by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on the future of the German Mid-sized Corporate Bond Market. The article by Martin Hock is titled “Mittelstand Bonds are on their Way Out” and appeared in Issue 50 (28.03.2015) on page 30. Dieter Kaiser, Managing Director of Robus Capital, was cited as follows: “Kaiser asks […] above all for a new start for prospectuses. “We need covenants, collateral, guarantees,” he says. “It is a market for debt capital with high risks and is, therefore, a high-yield market. Individuals were orientating themselves with the prospectuses of Daimler and BASF, which was wrong from the beginning.” Source FAZ (2015). This article is only available in German.

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