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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • MOVES-Senior debt bankers to leave BAML

    Ticker | 27 March 2017

    Three senior debt capital markets bankers at Bank of America Merrill Lynch are expected to leave the US bank in the coming weeks, according to multiple sources.

  • RSA to reshape balance sheet with RT1

    Bonds | 10 March 2017

    RSA is planning to sell a Restricted Tier 1 bond as it seeks to reshape its balance sheet, boosting the fledgling market by becoming the second insurance company to use the instrument.

  • Morgan Stanley makes sterling return to UK market

    Ticker | 10 March 2017

    Morgan Stanley’s return to the sterling market after nine years proved a hit with investors, with the issuer attracting over £2bn of demand for the £1bn self-led 10-year bond.

  • Nykredit Realkredit logo

    Nykredit brings first SRN off newly amended programme

    Ticker | 09 March 2017

    Nykredit Realkredit is bringing the first senior resolution note off a newly amended EMTN programme that caters for future changes to Denmark’s too-big-to-fail framework.

  • Bankers point covered bond issuers towards “historic” lows

    Ticker | 07 March 2017

    Covered bonds dominated the European FIG market on Tuesday, with two issuers taking a more aggressive approach to pricing than seen on recent trades.

  • Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse launches jumbo tender to tackle inefficient debt

    Ticker | 03 March 2017

    Credit Suisse has launched a tender offer on just under US$20bn-equivalent of operating company debt that has become inefficient and a drag on its earnings.

  • Senior opco out of favour as investors look for spread

    Bonds | 03 March 2017

    ASB Finance and SpareBank 1 SMN struggled to sell operating company senior paper last week, as a combination of oversupply, appetite for yieldy assets and moving swap spreads converged to curtail investor appetite.

  • Bankia ends Tier 2 lacklustre spell

    Bonds | 03 March 2017

    Bankia sharply tightened pricing on its first Tier 2 issue since May 2014, profiting from exceptional demand uncovered during the deal’s execution, in sharp contrast to most of the subordinated bank order books in 2017.

  • Employees of ING group take a break in front of their office in Amsterdam

    ING opens Netherlands senior TLAC market with a bang

    Ticker | 02 March 2017

    ING Groep found ample demand for its debut TLAC-compliant senior bond on Thursday, the first from the Netherlands, as it sets out to chip away at a €10bn–€15bn shortfall of loss-absorbing debt.

  • Bankia

    Bankia ends Tier 2 lacklustre spell

    Ticker | 02 March 2017

    Bankia sharply tightened pricing on its first Tier 2 since May 2014, profiting from exceptional demand uncovered during the deal’s execution, in sharp contrast to most of the subordinated bank order books in 2017.