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Saturday, 17 August 2019

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • Bankia

    Wolf in sheep's clothing: risks lurk in bank senior preferreds

    Ticker | 15 August 2019

    Banks are counting billions of senior preferred debt as part of their loss-absorbing stacks, a practice allowed by regulators but which threatens to blur lines in the case of a resolution.

  • HSBC appoints Guangdong co-CEOs in Pearl River Delta push

    HSBC's 'discos' jump after volte-face

    Top News | 09 August 2019

    Prices on some of HSBC’s legacy Tier 2 bonds jumped last week after the bank said it would change the securities’ regulatory treatment, reversing a decision it had made just over a year ago.

  • A man walks past a HSBC bank ATM in downtown Manama, Bahrain.

    HSBC's "discos" jump after bank's volte-face

    Ticker | 06 August 2019

    Prices on some of HSBC’s legacy Tier 2 bonds jumped on Monday after the bank said it would change the securities’ regulatory treatment, reversing a decision it had made just over a year ago.

  • UK FIs pressured by political noise

    Bonds | 02 August 2019

    UK financials’ spreads came under renewed pressure last week as the rhetoric around a potential no-deal Brexit escalated following Boris Johnson’s appointment as the country’s prime minister.

  • Barclays gets regulatory nod for AT1 calls

    Bonds | 02 August 2019

    Barclays met expectations last Thursday, saying it would call three Additional Tier 1 bonds at the earliest opportunity on September 15 even though that would hit its Common Equity Tier 1 ratio.

  • Barclays

    Barclays gets regulatory nod for AT1 calls

    Ticker | 01 August 2019

    Barclays plc met expectations on Thursday, saying it would call three Additional Tier 1 bonds at the earliest opportunity on September 15, even though that would hit its Common Equity Tier 1 ratio.

  • UK and EU flags

    UK FIs pressured as political noise loudens

    Ticker | 01 August 2019

    UK financials’ spreads have come under renewed pressure this week as the rhetoric around a potential no-deal Brexit escalates following Boris Johnson’s appointment as the country’s prime minister just over a week ago.

  • UK and EU flags

    UK FIs pressured as political noise loudens

    Ticker | 31 July 2019

    UK financials’ spreads have come under renewed pressure this week as the rhetoric around a potential no-deal Brexit escalates following Boris Johnson’s appointment as the country’s prime minister just over a week ago.

  • Credit Agricole

    MOVES-Domanico to head EMEA global markets at Credit Agricole

    Ticker | 31 July 2019

    Sebastien Domanico has been appointed head of global markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Credit Agricole, effective from August 1, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Deutsche Bank

    Credit investors cautious on Deutsche plan

    Top News | 12 July 2019

    Fixed-income investors cautiously welcomed Deutsche Bank’s ambitious restructuring plan, though its scale and timeline leave little room for manoeuvre and could impact the bank’s ability to pay coupons on its riskiest debt.

  • Frenzied demand for first-time AT1 issuer FinecoBank

    Bonds | 12 July 2019

    Books for little-known FinecoBank’s inaugural Additional Tier 1 were more than nine times covered, unaffected by the lack of name recognition and relatively small deal size.

  • Fineco

    Frenzied demand for AT1 debutant FinecoBank

    Ticker | 11 July 2019

    Books for little-known FinecoBank’s inaugural Additional Tier 1 were more than nine times covered, unaffected by the lack of name recognition and relatively small deal size.

  • A pedestrian walks past a Deutsche Bank office in London

    Credit investors cautiously positive on Deutsche's plan

    Ticker | 09 July 2019

    Fixed income investors have cautiously welcomed Deutsche Bank’s ambitious restructuring plan though its scale and timeline leave little room for manoeuvre and high execution risk, which in turn could impact the bank’s ability to pay coupons on its riskiest debt.

  • BMPS

    BMPS and UBI seize moment as credit markets go on a tear

    Top News | 05 July 2019

    Banco Monte dei Paschi di Siena and Unione di Banche Italiane used the risk-on mode gripping European credit markets to their full advantage by substantially tightening terms on new bond issues on the back of heavy oversubscriptions.

  • Commerzbank

    Commerzbank smashes US$1bn AT1 debut out the park

    Top News | 05 July 2019

    Commerzbank smashed its US$1bn Additional Tier 1 debut out of the park last Tuesday, landing at 7% as investors threw over US$10.5bn of orders at the rare chance to buy a national champion’s first deal in the format.

  • Monte dei Paschi bank headquaters

    BMPS, UBI seize moment as credit markets go on a tear

    Ticker | 04 July 2019

    Banco Monte di Paschi di Siena and Unione di Banche Italiane used the risk-on mode gripping European credit markets to their full advantage by substantially tightening terms on the back of heavy oversubscriptions.

  • 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.

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