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Monday, 18 December 2017

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  • 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.

  • greece

    Update: Greece to bring five-year euro bond on Thursday

    Capital City | 09 April 2014

    Greece is lining up a euro five-year bond sale to take place on Thursday, according to three sources.

  • A Moody's sign is displayed on 7 World Trade Center, the company's corporate headquarters in New York

    P&M: EMEA ratings upgrades outpace downgrades for first time since 2008 – Moody's

    Capital City | 07 April 2014

    There were more ratings upgrades than downgrades in EMEA last quarter for the first time since 2008, but it was tougher to position ratings between a forward-looking approach that risks getting it wrong and a conservative approach which could lag companies’ actual credit quality, Moody’s said on Tuesday.

  • Greece

    Greece plans April comeback

    Top News | 04 April 2014

    Greece is planning to return to the international bond market this month, four years after it became the first eurozone country to be bailed out and only two years since defaulting on its debts. With the country showing signs of pulling out of a crippling recession, the government aims to raise €2bn in a sale of five-year bonds, bankers told IFR l

  • greece third bailout

    UPDATE 4: Greece plans April bond market comeback with five-year issue - sources

    Capital City | 03 April 2014

    Greece is planning to return to the international bond market this month, four years after it became the first eurozone country to be bailed out and only two years since defaulting on its debts.

  • The logo of French BNP Paribas bank is seen in central Paris

    Marks departs as BNP Paribas unveils plans

    People & Markets | 28 March 2014

    BNP Paribas parted ways with Christopher Marks, global head of debt capital markets last week, a move that surprised bankers at rivals and internally. There is no indication that Marks is leaving for another firm. No replacement candidate has been announced.