Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • Poland

    Poland paints the sovereign market Green

    Top News | 09 December 2016

    Poland could become the first sovereign to issue a Green bond, having mandated banks for a euro-denominated five-year issue, potentially pipping France to the post.

  • Chile's team players argue with the referee.

    Tensions build over allocations and pricing feedback

    Top News | 02 December 2016

    Bond investors and syndicate bankers are growing increasingly frustrated with each other as the already thorny topic of allocations and how to reward investors for their feedback is being further poisoned by new regulations.

  • JP Morgan launches local Asian bond indexes

    MOVES-JP Morgan hires Chambers for FIG bond syndicate

    Ticker | 28 November 2016

    JP Morgan has hired Robert Chambers from Credit Agricole to work on its financial institutions syndicate desk, according to two people familiar with the matter.

  • UBS ushers in TLAC callable for Europe's lenders

    Bonds | 25 November 2016

    UBS sold the first euro senior bond from a European bank with a call option one year ahead of maturity, setting a template for banks across the region to replicate the structure as they seek to efficiently build their layers of loss-absorbing debt.

  • Victory for AT1 as EC rubber-stamps coupon preference

    Bonds | 25 November 2016

    The Additional Tier 1 market landed a small victory last week when the European Commission delivered a package of measures that will see holders of that debt prioritised over equity.

  • European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels

    Europe's new 'senior' asset class

    Top News | 25 November 2016

    The European Commission last week proposed a new form of loss-absorbing debt for the region’s banks, providing a much-needed solution to the growing fragmentation in national regulations.

  • Monte Dei Paschi

    BMPS debt tender wins over hedgies

    Top News | 18 November 2016

    Hedge fund investors holding some of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena’s riskiest bonds have said they would take part in the bank’s proposed tender but the trade is still riddled with execution risk with Tier 2 holders’ participation in the balance.

  • Deutsche reorganises EMEA financing arm

    People & Markets | 18 November 2016

    Deutsche Bank has made key appointments in its financing and solutions group (FSG) business in Europe as the German bank continues to restructure its various business lines.

  • Deutsche Bank

    MOVES-Deutsche Bank reorganises EMEA DCM-FSG

    Ticker | 17 November 2016

    Deutsche Bank has made key appointments in its financing and solutions group (FSG) business in Europe, according to a spokesperson, as the rejig of the bank’s various business lines continues.

  • The Bank of England

    First UK callables expected

    Bonds | 11 November 2016

    UK banks look set to boost their loss-absorbing buffers by issuing callable senior debt after being given explicit sign-off to use the structure by the Bank of England.