Alice Gledhill is a reporter covering bank and insurance debt with a focus on the primary market. She also writes regularly about banking regulation. She joined IFR and IFR Markets in 2014.
Eurobank could be the next Greek lender in line to return to the capital markets after a well-received covered bond issue from National Bank of Greece, seen as a first step towards achieving sustainable capital markets funding for the country’s banking system.
Novo Banco is planning to raise €400m of Tier 2 capital in the market, which would be its first bond issue since a rescue package was agreed earlier this year.
Mizuho Financial Group priced a €500m seven-year senior, its first deal in euros as well as its first Green bond.