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Friday, 23 February 2018

Alice Gledhill' s stories

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  • A woman makes a transaction at an ATM outside a Eurobank branch in Athens

    Eurobank the next Greek bank bearing bonds?

    Top News | 13 October 2017

    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.

  • Iccrea leans on domestic bid ahead of cooperative reform

    Bonds | 06 October 2017

    Domestic investors dominated Iccrea Banca’s latest euro senior, but international buyers may take more notice once the entity becomes Italy’s fifth largest banking group by assets.

  • NN Bank inaugural euro issue hits sweet spot

    Bonds | 06 October 2017

    Investors gave a rousing reception to NN Bank’s euro covered last Wednesday, ensuring a strong debut for the Dutch bank and highlighting the deep demand for intermediate maturities.

  • NBG to reopen market for Greek banks

    Bonds | 06 October 2017

    National Bank of Greece has announced plans for a euro covered benchmark, the first Greek bank bond in the public market since 2014 and a crucial step in normalising its funding after years of costly central bank support.

  • La Banque Postale delivers first SNP

    Bonds | 06 October 2017

    La Banque Postale made a strong start in the senior non-preferred sector, slashing initial price thoughts by more than 10bp to land a tightly-priced €500m inaugural deal.

  • ASR Nederland headquarters

    ASR lines up milestone RT1 trade

    Top News | 06 October 2017

    ASR Nederland has announced plans to sell a so-called Restricted Tier 1 bond, becoming the first insurer to target this type of loss-absorbing capital in a major currency.

  • Green Bonds

    Japanese banks go Green in euros

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group will later price a €500m seven-year Green senior, narrowly beating Mizuho Financial Group which is close to selling its own Green bond in the European market.

  • NN Bank logo

    NN Bank inaugural euro covered hits sweet spot

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    Investors gave a rousing reception to NN Bank’s euro covered on Wednesday, ensuring a strong debut for the Dutch bank and highlighting the deep demand for intermediate maturities.

  • Aberdeen Asset Management logo

    Standard Life Aberdeen eyes first bond sale

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    Standard Life Aberdeen is hoping to issue a US dollar Tier 2 bond, its first public debt issue in any currency.

  • La Banque Postale

    La Banque Postale delivers first SNP

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    La Banque Postale’s inaugural senior non-preferred transaction was one of six financial euro deals in Wednesday’s market, more than making up for a lack of new paper earlier in the week.