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Saturday, 16 December 2017

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  • Gabon bonds tighten after securing IMF package

    Emerging Markets | 30 June 2017

    Yields on Gabon’s longest dated Eurobond fell to 6.98% from 7.26% last week after the central African country was granted a US$642m facility by the International Monetary Fund to cover any potential budget deficits in the next three years.

  • UK regulator allows tie-ins for bridge financing

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    Britain’s financial regulator will continue to allow the use of restrictive contract clauses in bridge loans that tie in customers to using the same investment banks for follow-on financing.

  • Deutsche’s Stefanick switches to Evercore

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    Paul Stefanick, Deutsche Bank’s chairman of global corporate and investment banking, is leaving the German lender after eight years to become a senior managing director at expanding advisory specialist Evercore.

  • Co-op Bank sets out recap plan

    People & Markets | 30 June 2017

    Existing bondholders in Co-operative Bank are to put £700m into the struggling UK lender through a debt-for-equity swap, which will raise up to £450m of capital, and an injection of fresh equity bringing in around £250m.

  • Italy

    New EU rules tested by Italian failures

    Top News | 30 June 2017

    The reminder that not all stressed European banks will be dealt with in the same way - witness the different treatment of Spain’s Popular from Italy’s

  • MOVES-Deutsche’s Stefanick switches to Evercore

    Ticker | 30 June 2017

    Paul Stefanick, Deutsche Bank’s chairman of global corporate and investment banking, is leaving the German lender after eight years to become a senior managing director at expanding advisory specialist Evercore.

  • MOVES-Citi adds to electronic equities team

    Ticker | 29 June 2017

    Citigroup has made several appointments to its equities electronic execution team, hiring Joseph Sidibe as a senior salesperson from Bank of America Merrill Lynch as well as Phoebe Nockolds from Liquidnet and Rupert Dransfield from HSBC.

  • UK regulator allows tie-ins for bridge financing

    Ticker | 27 June 2017

    The Financial Conduct Authority will continue to allow the use of restrictive contract clauses in bridge loans that tie in customers to using the same investment banks for follow-on financing, despite the practice being banned from January for other debt or equity issues.

  • MOVES-Credit Agricole adds to New York research team

    Ticker | 27 June 2017

    Credit Agricole has appointed two senior strategists to its global markets research division based in New York.

  • People pass by a branch of The Co-operative Bank in Lo

    Co-op Bank to set out debt-for-equity plan shortly

    Ticker | 26 June 2017

    Bondholders in the Co-operative Bank have indicated they are willing to put £700m into the struggling UK lender through a debt-for-equity swap, which will raise up to £450m of capital and an injection of fresh equity to bring in around £250m to £300m.