Private bond placements take place when a company wants to raise debt from the market, but doesn’t offer this to the investing public at large. Instead, the investment bankers offer such bonds to a private group of investors.
PhillipCapital (India) will enable the execution of investing in private placement bonds we recommend. You will, therefore, be investing in these bonds using the PhillipCapital platform. You will hold the bonds yourself in your demat account.
If the recent events in the debt space brought to light the liquidity risk arising from lower rated papers, you probably haven’t seen the unfolding of various kinds of risk since September 2018. In 2013, when duration became a risk on the back of rate hikes, money flowed copiously to credit risk over the next 5 years. Now, the cycle has turned. Money is moving to duration from credit risk.