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Thursday, 16 August 2018

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  • European Union and Turkish flags

    Banks feel the heat as ECB warns on Turkey

    Ticker | 10 August 2018

    Bonds from a number of European banks came under selling pressure on Friday as investors’ concerns around their exposure to Turkey increased.

  • Dollar market gives European banks precious lifeline

    Bonds | 10 August 2018

    European banks made the most of a wide-open US dollar market to bring trades ahead of potential volatility in the coming weeks, raising US$8.25bn in senior and Additional Tier 1 debt last week.

  • UK AT1 supply overhang in focus

    Bonds | 10 August 2018

    The wait for Barclays plc’s long-rumoured Additional Tier 1 finally ended last Tuesday, as the bank placed a US$2.5bn perpetual non-call five that chipped away at the £7bn-equivalent of AT1 paper due to be called by UK financials over the next year.

  • A pedestrian passes the head office of Lloyds Banking Group in central London

    Lloyds joins Yankee stampede, eschews call option

    Ticker | 09 August 2018

    Lloyds Banking Group joined the stampede of European banks going to the US dollar market for funding, launching a US$3bn dual-tranche five and 10-year bullet holdco senior on Thursday.

  • French flag

    French banks get nod for callable senior

    Ticker | 09 August 2018

    French banks are a step closer to being able to issue callable senior debt, a move that will put them on a more even keel with US, Swiss and UK lenders as they look to build their buffers of loss-absorbing debt.

  • BNP Paribas sign

    Dollar market gives European banks precious lifeline

    Ticker | 08 August 2018

    A day after a successful senior non-preferred trade, BNP Paribas was back in the US high-grade primary with a US$750m perpetual non-call 10-year - the second Additional Tier 1 trade by an European bank this week in the dollar market.

  • barclays suit

    Barclays refi starts to remove UK bank AT1 supply overhang

    Ticker | 08 August 2018

    The wait for Barclays plc’s long-rumoured Additional Tier 1 finally ended on Tuesday, as the bank is set to price a US$2.5bn perpetual NC5 that will chip away at the £7bn-equivalent of AT1 paper due to be called by UK financials over the next year.

  • BNG keeps sterling tap open

    BNG keeps sterling tap open

    Ticker | 06 August 2018

    Bank Nederlandse Gementeen is keeping the flow of taps in sterling going, marketing a £100m increase of its 1% March 2022 transaction.

  • Credit Suisse

    MOVES-Krim returns to Credit Suisse

    Ticker | 06 August 2018

    Khalid Krim is returning to Credit Suisse to co-head its European debt capital markets business, according to sources.

  • No fireworks for World Bank's keenly priced euro return

    Bonds | 03 August 2018

    The World Bank’s first euro trade in almost two years just managed to get over the line last week as investors baulked at the tight print on offer.

  • Pound notes

    Sterling taps flowing as L-Bank joins fray

    Ticker | 02 August 2018

    L-Bank has joined KfW, NRW.Bank, Municipality Finance and Council of Europe Development Bank in tapping the sterling market, the latest issuer taking advantage of an attractive backdrop in the currency.

  • No fireworks for World Bank's keenly priced euro return

    No fireworks for World Bank's keenly priced euro return

    Ticker | 01 August 2018

    The World Bank’s first euro trade in almost two years just managed to get over the line on Wednesday as investors balked at the tight print on offer.

  • Lloyds Banking Group head office

    MOVES-Lloyds' Green moves to syndicate

    Ticker | 31 July 2018

    Chris Green, a financial institutions debt capital markets origination banker at Lloyds Banking Group, is moving to the UK bank’s syndicate desk, according to sources.

  • Passers-by walk in front of a branch of French bank Credit Agricole in Marseille

    MOVES-Thimont returns to Credit Agricole

    Ticker | 31 July 2018

    George Thimont has left Mizuho and is returning to Credit Agricole to work on the bank’s sovereign, supranational and agency bond syndicate desk, according to market sources.

  • 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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