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Friday, 20 October 2017

Alice Gledhill' s stories

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  • MOVES-Harding leaves HSBC for Deutsche Bank insurance role

    Ticker | 07 July 2017

    Deutsche Bank has hired Chris Harding as a director in its capital market financing & solutions group, covering European insurance companies, according to market sources.

  • Bankia

    Spanish sub bonds return after Popular blow-up

    Top News | 07 July 2017

    Bankia and CaixaBank sold a combined €1.75bn of subordinated debt less than a month after similar securities were torched at Banco Popular, in a clear sign of the market’s maturity.

  • Bankia ATM

    Bankia opens books on first Spanish AT1 since Popular wipeout

    Ticker | 06 July 2017

    Bankia is testing interest for its inaugural Additional Tier 1 trade, proving the market is open for Spanish lenders despite sub debt investors at Banco Popular being wiped out only last month.    

  • MOVES-Hillary joins Barclays FiRM team from Morgan Stanley

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    Barclays has hired Cecile Hillary from Morgan Stanley to join its new unit aiming to improve returns and manage capital and financial resources, according to market sources.

  • ABN AMRO bank head office

    ABN AMRO more than doubles 20-year covered

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    ABN AMRO and LBBW capitalised on the strong market backdrop to tap covered and senior paper, respectively, the former more than doubling its outstanding €1bn 1.375% January 2037s.

  • Spain

    CaixaBank precedes Bankia in acid test for Spanish subs

    Ticker | 05 July 2017

    CaixaBank is marketing the first Spanish Tier 2 since subordinated debt was wiped out at Banco Popular in June, and just a day before Bankia is expected to bring its inaugural Additional Tier 1.

  • bonds austria

    Kommunalkredit Austria goes Social as others stay home

    Ticker | 04 July 2017

    Kommunalkredit Austria had the market virtually to itself to sell its first Social covered bond, though at least one other issuer is eyeing execution ahead of Bankia’s inaugural Additional Tier 1, which is slated for Thursday.       

  • Passers-by walk in front of a branch of French bank Credit Agricole in Marseille

    CASA back again with tightly priced public sector deal

    Ticker | 03 July 2017

    Credit Agricole is extending a strong run of issuance for French banks in the covered bond sector, as well as continuing the flurry of long-dated deals.

  • BoQ delivers covered debut

    Bonds | 30 June 2017

    Bank of Queensland paid a hefty premium over its larger peers on its long-awaited euro covered bond debut last Thursday, becoming the first non-European issuer to launch a benchmark using the conditional pass-through structure.

  • Bankia tees up debut after AT1 passes first test in primary

    Bonds | 30 June 2017

    Bankia is preparing to bring Spain’s first Additional Tier 1 bond since similar securities were wiped out at Banco Popular last month, the sternest test yet of investors’ ability to isolate black spots on the European banking landscape.