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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Alice Gledhill' s stories

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  • A woman walks past a Clydesdale Bank in Glasgow

    CYBG trumps larger peers with callable sterling senior

    Ticker | 21 June 2017

    CYBG priced the sterling market’s first callable holdco senior unsecured, paving the way for further supply from larger UK peers that have yet to use such a structure in their home currency.

  • An European Union flag flutters outside of the European Parliament in Brussels

    Buck passes to European Parliament in SNP relay

    Ticker | 20 June 2017

    The market is eagerly awaiting the European Parliament’s official line on amendments to the creditor hierarchy, which will take some of the region’s largest banks a step closer to being able finally to build layers of loss-absorbing debt.

  • UniCredit

    Uphill battle for UniCredit Bank

    Ticker | 20 June 2017

    UniCredit Bank’s latest Hypothekenpfandbrief highlighted the challenges awaiting German issuers in the primary market at the current spread levels.

  • BNPP

    BNP Paribas tests appetite with German SNP special

    Ticker | 20 June 2017

    BNP Paribas is on course to price Europe’s first regionally targeted senior non-preferred, broadening its German investor base to help absorb a €10bn-equivalent annual issuance target in the format.

  • A sign sits outside Arion Bank in Reykjavik, Iceland

    Arion tidies up funding with tender, bond sale

    Ticker | 20 June 2017

    Arion Bank is expected to bring a €300m three-year senior at 90bp-95bp over mid-swaps, the tightest print achieved by an Icelandic lender since the country’s financial sector collapse in 2008.

  • BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas treats Germany to targeted SNP

    Ticker | 19 June 2017

    BNP Paribas will focus on German investors for its latest senior non-preferred bond, revisiting an approach it first used for a senior unsecured transaction last April.

  • Veneto Banca logo

    Italian bank bonds hold firm as Veneto T2 repayment shelved

    Ticker | 19 June 2017

    Italian banks showed resilience to the ongoing saga afflicting some of their weaker peers and shrugged off news that Italy has suspended a Veneto Banca subordinated bond repayment.

  • Co-op to pay sub debt coupons

    Bonds | 16 June 2017

    Holders of Co-operative Bank’s subordinated debt are set to receive around £27m of coupon payments in the coming weeks, despite the troubled UK lender struggling to find a buyer for its business.

  • A man withdraws money from an ATM at a Spanish Banco Popular branch in Madrid

    Market weighs up writedown rules after Popular wipe-out

    Top News | 16 June 2017

    The European bond market is taking a hard look at the consistency of bail-in rules across the Continent after the swift, no-holds barred writedown of sub debt at Banco Popular.

  • Co-op bank

    Co-op sub debt holders set for £27m coupon payments

    Ticker | 15 June 2017

    Holders of Co-operative Bank’s subordinated debt are set to receive some £27m of coupon payments in the coming weeks despite the troubled UK lender struggling to find a buyer for its business.