Sunday, 22 October 2017

Alice Gledhill' s stories

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  • The Millennium BCP flag and the Portugal flag are seen at the bank headquarters in Lisbon

    BCP revives covered programme on comeback trail

    Ticker | 24 May 2017

    Banco Comercial Portugues capitalised on a sunnier backdrop for the country’s banking sector to sell its first public euro covered since 2009, the latest chapter in its return to health.

  • Credit Mutuel Arkea

    Arkea sells debut SNP in euro funding flurry

    Ticker | 23 May 2017

    Credit Mutuel Arkea is selling its first senior non-preferred bond to boost its stack of bail-in-able debt, offering some diversification in an asset class that the major French lenders have dominated.

  • MOVES-BNP Paribas poaches two Goldman credit traders

    Ticker | 23 May 2017

    BNP Paribas has boosted its credit trading team with two hires from Goldman Sachs, according to a market source.

  • Rabobank

    Rabo delivers blowout debut euro covered

    Ticker | 22 May 2017

    Rabobank has made a triumphant entry to the covered market, one of the last major banks to initiate a programme but unusually tackling two tranches on its inaugural outing.

  • Italy's largest bank UniCredit is pictured in downtown Milan

    UniCredit overhaul pays dividends on AT1s

    Top News | 19 May 2017

    UniCredit has taken another step on its long road to rehabilitation, pricing its first public Additional Tier 1 trade in almost three years, in a signal that capital concerns have been laid to rest after a top-to-bottom overhaul of the struggling Italian bank.

  • FIG issuers keep dancing as music plays on

    Bonds | 19 May 2017

    Familiar and esoteric financial issuers alike have capitalised on blistering conditions to load up on debt, but the fast and furious rally of recent weeks is forcing market participants to question just how long the good times can roll.

  • OneSavings Bank perseveres as euro market takes breather

    Ticker | 18 May 2017

    OneSavings Bank is pushing ahead with a debut Additional Tier 1 transaction in an otherwise deserted primary market as recent heavy supply and US political drama take their toll on spreads.

  • KBC Group, Commerzbank price tight despite softening

    Ticker | 17 May 2017

    KBC Group and Commerzbank both achieved tight pricing in the euro senior unsecured market, but order books fell short of other recent trades against a softer backdrop.

  • BMW grill

    BMW Bank steers auto loan market towards new tights

    Ticker | 16 May 2017

    Banks drove off with the largest share of BMW Bank’s Bavarian Sky transaction, reviving German auto loan supply and pricing at a new tight for the market.

  • BFCM

    Wells Fargo fails to rain on BFCM's parade

    Ticker | 16 May 2017

    Wells Fargo and Banque Federative du Credit Mutuel drew almost identical demand as they went head-to-head with similarly rated 10-year deals in the senior market.