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  • The colour of money

    The colour of money

    All Special Reports | 12 December 2014

    They may not quite be all the rage just yet, but Green bonds are an increasingly popular funding option for borrowers keen to do, or at least be seen to do, the right thing. They’re great PR and (usually) good finance. But do they actually help to make the world more green?

  • A woman makes her way past the logo of Alpha Bank in Athens

    Alpha raising shipping deal

    Structured Finance | 07 November 2014

    Greece’s Alpha Bank is to raise about US$510m from a deal backed by shipping loans, one of the first of its kind in Europe for nearly a year, finance industry and Alpha bank sources said on Friday.

  • FICC in focus as BoE consults

    Top News | 31 October 2014

    The Bank of England last week launched a wide-ranging review of the fixed income, currencies and commodities markets, providing smaller investors with an opportunity to vent their long-running complaints about new issue allocations.

  • JP Morgan merges debt syndicate

    People & Markets | 17 October 2014

    JP Morgan has combined its debt syndicate operations into a single team called global syndicate, run by Bob LoBue based in New York and Ryan O’Grady in London.

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    UPDATE: JP Morgan merges debt syndicate operations

    Capital City | 15 October 2014

    JP Morgan has combined its debt syndicate operations into a single team called global syndicate run by Bob LoBue and Ryan O’Grady, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.

  • Banco Espirito Santo

    Mess for BES bondholders

    Top News | 18 July 2014

    Junior bondholders in Banco Espirito Santo may still be bailed in, even though Portuguese authorities are increasingly hopeful that private investors will inject fresh capital into the country’s second largest lender.

  • Royal Mail plans roadshow with fixed income investors

    Ticker | 08 July 2014

    The UK’s Royal Mail is planning to meet fixed income investors July 10-15 via BNP Paribas, JP Morgan Cazenove, Royal Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Scotland, according to a market source.

  • A sign is seen on an ICAP office in the City of London

    Voice broking takes another blow

    People & Markets | 27 June 2014

    ICAP has decided to cut 100 voice brokers in its global broking business, suggesting the testosterone-driven traditional market model of providing interdealer liquidity could be under threat.

  • P&M: ICAP to cull around 100 brokers in cost-saving quest-sources

    Ticker | 23 June 2014

    British interdealer broker ICAP Plc has begun staff cuts which could involve the departure of 100 brokers in its Global Broking business, market sources said on Monday.

  • A Mercator shopping mall in Ljubljana

    Agrokor tests market appetite with loan format PIK

    Capital City | 15 May 2014

    Agrokor is marketing the first PIK toggle in the European market this year, an acquisition facility which marks a new stage of aggressive financing by high yield corporates.