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Thursday, 15 November 2018

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  • Origin to launch MTN debt platform

    People & Markets | 02 December 2016

    Origin, a start-up platform for frequent issuers of medium-term notes and private placements, is set to officially launch in beta mode this month, people familiar with the situation said.

  • UPDATE 1-Barclays fired banker in response to what he told SFO: lawyer

    Ticker | 23 November 2016

    Barclays dismissed one of its most senior investment bankers as a “direct response” of what he told the Serious Fraud Office during an investigation into the bank, his lawyer said in court on Wednesday.

  • Barclays

    SFO seeks to gag Boath's case vs Barclays

    Top News | 18 November 2016

    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is pressing for a civil lawsuit against Barclays by former investment banker Richard Boath to be heard in private to avoid prejudicing its investigation into the bank’s 2008 emergency fundraising.

  • Banks told to be more transparent on debt allocations

    People & Markets | 18 November 2016

    Banks need to be more transparent about their allocation policies for debt issuance and investors should ensure their orders reflect their true demand, the new board aiming to improve standards in fixed-income markets said.

  • UK's SFO wants Boath lawsuit heard privately to protect Barclays probe

    Ticker | 15 November 2016

    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is pressing for a civil lawsuit against Barclays by former senior investment banker Richard Boath to be heard in private to avoid prejudicing its investigation into the bank’s 2008 emergency fundraising.

  • Euronext, Algomi create bond trading platform

    People & Markets | 04 November 2016

    Euronext has formed a joint venture with Algomi in a bid to become a centralised market for pan-European corporate bond trading, the exchange said last week.

  • 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.