Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • HSBC

    HSBC goes digital with "MyDeal" app

    Ticker | 30 July 2018

    HSBC is rolling out a new centralised platform which it hopes will simplify processing information from investor roadshows for its new issue clients.

  • Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse sets new landmark for AT1 market

    Top News | 13 July 2018

    Credit Suisse Group gave the Additional Tier 1 market a much needed fillip last week, landing the biggest order book of the year for a bank capital bond but the chunky price it had to pay could set an uncomfortable benchmark for those that follow.

  • Canadian banks seize window ahead of rule change

    Bonds | 13 July 2018

    Canadian banks led the charge for financial institutions last week, raising over US$7bn-equivalent in the euro and US dollar markets, taking advantage of one of the last windows to issue old-style senior before TLAC rules come into force in the country.

  • bonds

    Long Canadian absentee returns as euro market shines once more

    Ticker | 10 July 2018

    Bank of Montreal became the latest bank to take advantage of more attractive funding costs to bring the first senior unsecured euro benchmark from a Canadian bank since mid-March.

  • Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse gets huge book for AT1s

    Ticker | 09 July 2018

    Credit Suisse Group took full advantage of an open window on Monday to price Additional Tier 1 bonds substantially tighter than initial price talk on the back of an US$11.2bn order book.

  • Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse whacks on hefty premium for AT1

    Ticker | 09 July 2018

    Credit Suisse Group is leaving nothing to chance to get its Additional Tier 1 away, offering 75bp-100bp of new issue premium as it hopes to avoid the underperformance of others in an asset class that has experienced some tough times of late.

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    Sea change as Atlantia turns to loans

    Top News | 06 July 2018

    Unpredictable and expensive bond markets proved too much of a risk for Atlantia and the Italian company kicked plans for a new issue into touch, turning instead to the loan market to complete its portion of the financing of the Abertis acquisition.

  • Banks find deep pockets in 10-year

    Bonds | 06 July 2018

    La Banque Postale and Credit Agricole found deep pockets of investor demand for their 10-year deals last week, a reassuring sign for financials wanting to extend duration in what remains fiendishly difficult to navigate markets.

  • 'Greenium' unproven but demand abounds

    Bonds | 29 June 2018

    The concept of whether issuers can extract a premium for green products remains in debate, but a trio of SSA issuers can point to swollen order books as proof of robust demand for the format.

  • Fear stalks the market once again

    Bonds | 29 June 2018

    Stubbornly difficult markets that have been the hallmark of 2018 are showing few signs of improvement, and after another week of tricky conditions, optimism in the European bond market is thin on the ground.