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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • MOVES-Clarke replaces Ademakinwa on Deutsche FIG syndicate

    Ticker | 31 January 2017

    Oliver Clarke has replaced Adekunle Ademakinwa on Deutsche Bank’s financial institutions syndicate desk, according to a source familiar with the matter.

  • Senior trio leave HSBC as IB cuts begin

    People & Markets | 27 January 2017

    Ulrik Ross, HSBC’s global head of public sector and sustainable debt, and two other senior bankers are leaving, people familiar with the matter said. The departures appear to be part of wider changes in the British bank’s capital markets business.

  • EC draft threatens bank buffers

    Bonds | 27 January 2017

    An arcane clause buried deep in a European Commission package finalising Basel III could catch some of the region’s banks offside and make billions of senior bonds issued to meet new regulatory requirements redundant.

  • Santander steals SNP march

    Bonds | 27 January 2017

    Banco Santander last week raised the first senior non-preferred bond issue from a peripheral issuer, joining the ranks of European banks adding loss-absorbing debt to meet new capital rules.

  • A UniCredit bank logo is seen in Rome

    UniCredit AT1 coupons hang on swift capital-raising

    Top News | 13 January 2017

    Concerns about banks’ ability to pay coupons on their Additional Tier 1 debt were reignited on Thursday, when UniCredit said it might not have capacity to pay the coupon on its AT1s if its capital-raising plan is not completed on time.

  • No fireworks for UniCredit's AT1 return

    Bonds | 16 December 2016

    UniCredit took the market by surprise last Wednesday, selling its first Additional Tier 1 bond since 2014 to a select group of investors in an exercise that was also the first time since May a bank had raised AT1 in euros.

  • BMPS in last push to avoid bailout

    Top News | 16 December 2016

    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena is to make one last-ditch effort to convince investors to hand over €5bn before a deadline to bolster its capital buffers expires at the end of the year.

  • Europe's banks face reduced MREL impact

    People & Markets | 16 December 2016

    European lenders may have to borrow less than previously estimated to fulfil new regulatory requirements for loss-absorbing debt, the European Banking Authority said last week.

  • EBA gives final verdict on European loss absorbing debt

    Ticker | 14 December 2016

    European lenders may have to raise less debt than previously estimated to fulfil new regulatory requirements for loss-absorbing debt, according to a report published by the European Banking Authority on Wednesday.

  • Monte dei Paschi bank headquaters

    Monte dei Paschi faces bailout

    Top News | 09 December 2016

    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena may have little option but to ask for a government bailout after the European Central Bank rejected a plea to extend the deadline on its €5bn recapitalisation efforts by three weeks.