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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Gareth Gore' s stories

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  • UK Students

    UK universities turn to private market as debts rack up

    Top News | 12 October 2018

    When Royal Holloway unveiled its new £58m library two years ago, the university was keen to frame the moment as a milestone in its long history.

  • VTB bank logo

    VTB bank deal threatened by London lawsuit

    Top News | 05 October 2018

    VTB’s proposed acquisition of a rival Russian lender is facing an uncertain future after a group of bondholders asked a London court to freeze the assets of brothers Dmitry and Alexei Ananyev, the oligarchs who are selling their majority stake in Vozrozhdenie Bank to VTB.

  • Moscow

    VTB purchase of rival Russian bank threatened by London lawsuit

    Ticker | 04 October 2018

    VTB’s acquisition of a rival Russian lender is facing an uncertain future after a group of bondholders asked a London court to freeze the assets of brothers Dmitry and Alexei Ananyev, the oligarchs who are selling their majority stake in Vozrozhdenie Bank to VTB.

  • An Iranian flag flutters

    Europe stands up to US over extraterritoriality

    Top News | 28 September 2018

    The European Union is pushing companies to defy the US over its unilateral imposition of sanctions against Iran, with Brussels working to set up a special purpose vehicle to act as a conduit for deals that would otherwise fall foul of Washington.

  • Bucket with the colours of Argentina's national flag

    Push into local bond markets stores up potential trouble

    Top News | 21 September 2018

    For 20 years, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank preached the virtues of local bond markets.

  • Bob Diamond

    Bob's big bet: Barclays' purchase of Lehman Brothers 10 years later

    Top News | 14 September 2018

    When two days after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy Barclays announced that it was buying the collapsed bank’s prized US investment banking and capital markets business for just US$250m, the deal was widely seen as something of a coup.

  • BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas makes UK push as Brexit distracts rivals

    Top News | 07 September 2018

    BNP Paribas is hiring staff and boosting resources in the UK, as it senses an opportunity to grab market share in Europe’s most lucrative investment banking market while many of its rivals are distracted by the country’s imminent exit from the European Union.

  • Saudi Aramco

    Aramco IPO on hold as Saudi eyes other sources of cash

    Top News | 24 August 2018

    The eagerly awaited IPO of Saudi Aramco, billed as the biggest stock flotation in history, has been kicked into the long grass as the kingdom focuses on raising cash for its Vision 2030 goals by other means.

  • Cairge

    Carige given one more chance to boost capital

    Top News | 27 July 2018

    Banca Carige has been granted one final chance to meet its capital obligations, with the European Central Bank giving the Italian lender until the end of November to come up with a new plan of action after two previous efforts ended in failure.

  • Daniele Nouy,

    Banks and regulators in stand-off over consolidation

    Top News | 20 July 2018

    European banks and their regulators are locked into a high-stakes game of “who blinks first?” when it comes to possible consolidation within the banking sector, with each waiting for the other to make the first move in what many see as a long-overdue process.

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