Qwest Braves Stagnant Convert Market

O'Connor, Colleen Marie
November 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/21/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 44, p32
Trade Publication
Reports that Qwest Communications International Inc., a telecommunication company, has launched the largest convertible bond offering by a subinvestment-grade issuer in the U.S. Aim of the company to optimize its debt financing effort; Success of the company in convertibles market; Financial performance of the company.


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