Friday, 23 August 2019

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • La Banque Postale

    Positive spread draws crowd for LBP

    Ticker | 26 September 2018

    A 10-year covered bond for La Banque Postale managed to draw a book of €1bn, helped by the positive spread on offer, giving the market some reassurance as it enters the last stages of the ECB QE programme.

  • DZ Bank headquarters

    German issuers take SRI route

    Ticker | 25 September 2018

    The German FIG market took a distinct SRI turn on Tuesday, with DZ Bank and Deutsche Kreditbank bringing respective Green and Social bonds.

  • Brighter Italian picture opens door to CDP

    Bonds | 21 September 2018

    Cassa Depositi e Prestiti brought last week the first transaction from an Italian government agency since the country was engulfed in political turmoil, the latest step in the Italian credit recovery.

  • EIB to shift funding team to products

    People & Markets | 21 September 2018

    The European Investment Bank is shaking up how it runs its funding team by moving from a currency-based split to a product based one, according to market sources.

  • Logo of the European Investment Bank

    EXCLUSIVE-EIB to shift funding team to products ahead of 60th

    Ticker | 19 September 2018

    The European Investment Bank is shaking up how it runs its funding team according to market sources, moving from a currency-based split to a product based one.

  • IDB

    SRI takes centre stage as IADB, ADB mandate

    Ticker | 18 September 2018

    The Inter-American Development Bank and Asian Development Bank joined the flurry of public sector issuers taking the SRI market by storm, mandating for respective four and 10-year US dollar trades.

  • BPCE

    BPCE uses LED to light up SRI market

    Ticker | 17 September 2018

    BPCE is bringing the first Local Economic Development (LED) bond, a €500m five-year that will further diversify the range of instruments investors can buy in the SRI space.

  • Spanish AT1 back on the map

    Bonds | 14 September 2018

    Bankia priced the first Spanish Additional Tier 1 bond since March, putting a reference point in the market for further peripheral supply. It should not be long before this is forthcoming, given newcomer and country peer Abanca is already plotting its debut.

  • ING Group logo

    ING smashes holdco out of the park

    Ticker | 14 September 2018

    ING Group is set to bring the biggest euro senior holding company trade of 2018, a €3.5bn triple-tranche transaction that has attracted over €12.6bn of demand despite the bank suffering a backlash at home over its failure to prevent money laundering.

  • The logo of the GE Money Bank is seen behind a traffic light in Prague.

    MMB prepares entry on covered bond scene

    Ticker | 13 September 2018

    My Money Bank named leads for an inaugural covered bond on Thursday, the sole issuer to insert a mandate into a bulging pipeline that includes deals from across the capital spectrum.