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Sunday, 25 August 2019

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • NatWest

    MOVES-Crosbie heads back to NatWest Markets

    Ticker | 04 July 2019

    Laura Crosbie is going back to NatWest Markets after a two-year stint at ABN AMRO, according to a market source.

  • Commerzbank

    Field clear for Commerzbank AT1 debut

    Top News | 28 June 2019

    A clear regulatory framework and the breakdown of merger talks with Deutsche Bank left the path clear for Commerzbank to line up an inaugural Additional Tier 1 in what will be one of the most eagerly awaited capital markets debuts.

  • Denmark

    Saxo takes investors to edge of Tier 2

    Ticker | 26 June 2019

    Saxo Bank is on track to successfully pulling off a Tier 2 transaction on Wednesday, with demand passing €135m for a €100m trade despite its esoteric nature.

  • Commerzbank

    Commerzbank finally joins AT1 party

    Ticker | 25 June 2019

    Commerzbank is lining up an inaugural Additional Tier 1, one of the most eagerly awaited capital markets debuts, a deal that will offer investors a rare opportunity to buy deeply subordinated paper from a fresh name.

  • BNP Paribas draws strong demand in nervy market

    Investors baulk as BNP Paribas smashes through fair value

    Ticker | 25 June 2019

    BNP Paribas lost over €1.6bn of demand after ratcheting talk in by 40bp on a €1bn 12-year bullet Tier 2 and pricing through fair value, though the deal was still more than twice covered.

  • People holds French and European flags

    UMG Groupe VYV flies on bond market debut

    Ticker | 24 June 2019

    Investors snapped up the inaugural bond from UMG Groupe VYV on Monday, with over €1.4bn of demand allowing for a sharp move in the pricing level during the execution of the €500m 10-year.

  • Piraeus Bank ATM machine

    Piraeus puts Greek sub debt back on the map

    Top News | 21 June 2019

    Piraeus Bank staged a successful comeback to the subordinated debt market last week, raising €400m from the first capital deal from a Greek lender in more than a decade and highlighting investor re-engagement with the country’s banks.

  • The logo of Piraeus Bank is seen outside a branch in Athens

    Piraeus gears up for first Greek sub-debt sale in over a decade

    Top News | 14 June 2019

    Piraeus Bank will attempt to sell the first bank capital trade from a Greek bank in over a decade this week as it looks to turn the page on its chequered bond market past and leverage shareholder support to bolster its balance sheet.

  • Italy

    Italy comes out fighting with 20-year drive-by

    Top News | 14 June 2019

    The Republic of Italy made an unexpected return to the syndicated bond market last week, swiftly raising a €6bn 20-year in a deal that showed that the spat between the European Commission and the country over its budget has done little to derail market access.

  • £3bn down: NatWest nears finishing line

    Bonds | 14 June 2019

    A trio of UK financials notched up euro funding ahead of the looming Brexit deadline last week, with NatWest Markets leading the way with a €1.25bn two-year senior floater that capitalised on a recent upgrade to unearth new demand.