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Saturday, 20 April 2019

Regulation

Credit Suisse takes control of China JV

IFR 2280 20 April to 26 April 2019

Credit Suisse has joined a growing list of banks in taking a majority shareholding in its Chinese securities joint venture, potentially paving the way for the Swiss bank to make a big push in secondary trading.

World Bank offers guide for new sovereign issuers

IFR 2280 20 April to 26 April 2019

The World Bank has published a primer for low income developing countries on how to tap the international bond markets.

Australian thongs

ABSF poised to expand Australian securitisation market

17 April 2019

The Australian ABS market is about to broaden following parliamentary approval of the A$2bn (US$1.42bn) taxpayer-funded Australian Business Securitisation Fund.

UniCredit

UniCredit to pay US$1.3bn to settle US sanctions probe

16 April 2019

(Reuters) Italy’s top bank UniCredit and two subsidiaries have agreed to pay US$1.3bn to US authorities to settle probes of violations of US sanctions on Iran and other countries, US authorities said on Monday.

The logo of Swiss bank Credit Swiss is pictured at the company's headquarters in Zurich

Credit Suisse bumps stake in China securities JV to 51%

15 April 2019

Credit Suisse is taking a majority stake in its Chinese securities joint venture to become the latest international bank to take advantage of a relaxation in ownership rules in the world’s second biggest economy.