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Friday, 20 October 2017

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  • Banca Monte dei Paschi Siena

    Bond investors stall BMPS capital raising

    Top News | 21 October 2016

    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena subordinated bond investors are resisting recapitalisation proposals that could see their holdings swapped into equity in the troubled bank.

  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) logo

    FCA targets league tables for reform

    Top News | 21 October 2016

    League table manipulation is one of the greatest issues facing investment banking, according to the UK market regulator. The Financial Conduct Authority’s report into investment banking seemed to declare the issue more important than the apparent corruption in IPO allocations it discovered through extensive analysis, or reciprocity between banks, which it said exists but does not stifle competition.

  • Deutsche Bank headquarters

    Deutsche makes double-quick return

    Top News | 14 October 2016

    Deutsche Bank’s US$4.5bn bond issue showed it still has market access amid its recent turmoil, but the deal’s steep price – and the way it was sold – left many questioning the trade’s rationale.

  • Noe joins rating agency Kroll to build Europe arm

    People & Markets | 09 September 2016

    Former debt capital markets banker Maurico Noe has joined Kroll Bond Rating Agency as head of Europe to build a European subsidiary of the US-based agency, which is expected to be full-service and locally staffed within months.

  • Deutsche Bank headquarters

    Ex-Deutsche banker 'Venky' sues for unfair dismissal

    People & Markets | 09 September 2016

    A former top banker at Deutsche Bank is suing the German bank in London for unfair dismissal.

  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency logo

    MOVES-Noe joins rating agency Kroll to set up Europe arm

    Ticker | 09 September 2016

    Maurico Noe has joined Kroll Bond Rating Agency as head of Europe. Noe, formerly a debt capital markets banker, is to build a European subsidiary of the US-based agency, which is expected to be full-service, and locally staffed within months.

  • A worker adjusts and cleans the logo of the European Commission at the entrance of the Berlaymont building

    Fear of failure rises as MAR tears into syndication

    Top News | 12 August 2016

    Debt bankers are warning of a rise in pulled deals as a result of the EU’s new Market Abuse Regulation, which could have a much wider scope than originally thought and is already making investors reluctant to share information with investment banks.

  • UK real estate

    Real estate financing descends into turmoil

    Top News | 08 July 2016

    Uncertainty resulting from the “gating” of seven open-ended retail UK property funds threatens to curtail financing for the country’s commercial real estate sector.

  • Green opinions

    Green opinions

    All Special Reports | 28 April 2016

    Is it a coincidence that the prospect of real competition in the provision of second opinions has seen the incumbents back an industry initiative to streamline the presentation their work?

  • Tom King

    Barclays set to skip replacing King as IB chief

    People & Markets | 22 April 2016

    Barclays is unlikely to formally replace Tom King as head of its investment bank, leaving chief executive Jes Staley in control of the business for the foreseeable future, people familiar with the matter said.