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Monday, 20 August 2018

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  • World Bank takes SOFR to SSA mainstream

    Bonds | 17 August 2018

    The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) last week priced its first bond priced off the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR), helping to further propel the new benchmark within the debt capital markets mainstream.

  • MOVES-Gandhi leaves Deutsche for AnaCap

    Ticker | 17 August 2018

    Vikram Gandhi, a director in Deutsche Bank’s capital solutions group, has resigned from the German lender to join AnaCap, according to sources.

  • The logo of Rabobank is seen on the building of its headquarters in Utrecht

    Rabobank outlines SNP target as debut draws nearer

    Ticker | 16 August 2018

    Rabobank expects to raise €3bn-€5bn of senior non-preferred debt (SNP) annually, with the first such trade to emerge in the second half of 2018, as it looks to meet new rules requiring banks to build layers of loss-absorbing debt.

  • Passers-by walk in front of a branch of French bank Credit Agricole in Marseille

    MOVES-Credit Agricole hires for Scandi DCM

    Ticker | 16 August 2018

    Credit Agricole has hired Nils Colldahl to run its Scandinavian financial institutions and debt capital markets business, according to sources.

  • European Union and Turkish flags

    Banks feel the heat as ECB warns on Turkey

    Ticker | 10 August 2018

    Bonds from a number of European banks came under selling pressure on Friday as investors’ concerns around their exposure to Turkey increased.

  • Dollar market gives European banks precious lifeline

    Bonds | 10 August 2018

    European banks made the most of a wide-open US dollar market to bring trades ahead of potential volatility in the coming weeks, raising US$8.25bn in senior and Additional Tier 1 debt last week.

  • UK AT1 supply overhang in focus

    Bonds | 10 August 2018

    The wait for Barclays plc’s long-rumoured Additional Tier 1 finally ended last Tuesday, as the bank placed a US$2.5bn perpetual non-call five that chipped away at the £7bn-equivalent of AT1 paper due to be called by UK financials over the next year.

  • A pedestrian passes the head office of Lloyds Banking Group in central London

    Lloyds joins Yankee stampede, eschews call option

    Ticker | 09 August 2018

    Lloyds Banking Group joined the stampede of European banks going to the US dollar market for funding, launching a US$3bn dual-tranche five and 10-year bullet holdco senior on Thursday.

  • French flag

    French banks get nod for callable senior

    Ticker | 09 August 2018

    French banks are a step closer to being able to issue callable senior debt, a move that will put them on a more even keel with US, Swiss and UK lenders as they look to build their buffers of loss-absorbing debt.

  • BNP Paribas sign

    Dollar market gives European banks precious lifeline

    Ticker | 08 August 2018

    A day after a successful senior non-preferred trade, BNP Paribas was back in the US high-grade primary with a US$750m perpetual non-call 10-year - the second Additional Tier 1 trade by an European bank this week in the dollar market.

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