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Friday, 20 October 2017

Philip Scipio' s stories

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  • Puerto Rico bondholders relent on recovery hopes

    People & Markets | 06 October 2017

    A few words from US President Donald Trump last week stripped away any expectation that holders of Puerto Rico’s general obligation bonds would still see a recovery of 50 cents or more on the dollar.

  • MOVES-Credit Suisse taps Mesny, Rubio-Alvarez to run EMEA FIG

    Ticker | 29 September 2017

    Credit Suisse named Max Mesny and Armando Rubio-Alvarez co-heads of the EMEA financial institutions group, replacing Eric Richard, who will become a vice chairman of the group and focus on strategic client coverage.

  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico recovery plan miffs creditors

    Top News | 29 September 2017

    Puerto Rico is counting on US federal aid to rebuild after a massive hurricane ripped the island apart - but that could leave more than a few bondholders unhappy.

  • US banks may get two years between living wills

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    The eight largest US banks will get another year to rework their resolution plans, or living wills, to win approval of the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

  • Greenhill with envy

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    Greenhill made an abrupt about-face from recent comments about its capital strength and last week unveiled an aggressive recapitalisation plan.

  • MOVES-Natixis hires ex-Deutsche Bank economist Lavorgna

    Ticker | 25 September 2017

    Natixis has hired former Deutsche Bank chief economist Joseph Lavorgna, naming him chief economist for the Americas.

  • Record investment banking for Jefferies

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Independent investment bank Jefferies reported a record three months for investment banking and defied expectations with only a modest slide in third-quarter trading results.

  • The entrance to the Toys "R" Us Times Square store is seen in New York

    Playtime over for Toys 'R' Us

    Top News | 22 September 2017

    Toys ‘R’ Us has agreed a US$3.125bn debtor-in-possession financing as it seeks to restructure US$5bn of long-term debt.

  • Window closing to change US stress test for 2018

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Hope is fading that the US Federal Reserve will make changes to its annual stress test of major banks in time for it to be used in 2018.

  • Hurricane tears at Puerto Rico bondholder recovery estimates

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico, plunging the island into darkness, added to uncertainty about how restructuring of debt will play out, and left investors reconsidering recovery projections, according to restructuring advisers involved in the process.