Sunday, 18 August 2019

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  • Puerto Rico looks to scrap US$3bn more bonds

    People & Markets | 24 May 2019

    Puerto Rico added another US$3bn of bonds to the heap it is asking a federal judge for permission to reject.

  • PG&E found responsible for 2018 fire

    People & Markets | 17 May 2019

    Shares of bankrupt California-based utility Pacific Gas and Electric took a dive last week after state investigators said it was responsible for a fire in Butte County, California last year that burned more than 150,000 acres and killed 85 people.

  • Uber

    Uber IPO doomed by stock's lack of scarcity

    Top News | 17 May 2019

    Investment bankers are concerned that the IPO of Uber Technologies illustrates how little control they can have over a key factor in the success of any IPO: just how many shares will flood the market in early trading.

  • Abe, screens, Japanese election

    Goldman applies for Japan banking licence

    Ticker | 14 May 2019

    Goldman Sachs is applying for a banking licence in Japan as part of the US investment bank’s push into cash management, a person familiar with the matter said.

  • With Uber, IPOs on pace to catch 2018 after weak start

    People & Markets | 10 May 2019

    US IPOs got off to a slow start this year but a huge shot of adrenaline coming in May might be enough to turn the whole year around, according to bankers who say they have not been able to catch a breath.

  • Banker bonus prospects darken after Q1

    People & Markets | 10 May 2019

    After a tough first quarter, investment banks look set to be putting less away for bonuses this year.

  • Distress debt wave is building

    People & Markets | 10 May 2019

    The US Federal Reserve is sounding an alarm in its latest Financial Stability Report that business sector debt is reaching critical levels and it may not be long before the weakest companies have trouble servicing massive debt loads.

  • ING adds to Pro-bond credentials

    MOVES-ING taps Cantello, Wellock to run utilities group

    Ticker | 08 May 2019

    ING named Thomas Cantello and Sven Wellock co-heads of its utilities, power and renewables team reporting into Mark Appelman, head of Americas energy.

  • Greenhill grabs four MDs

    People & Markets | 03 May 2019

    Greenhill hired four managing directors, including Alfredo Porretti, who will run the investment bank’s shareholder advisory group working out of New York.

  • Slump rolls over Moelis, Greenhill in Q1

    People & Markets | 03 May 2019

    Independent investment banks are optimistic that 2019 will be a great year despite a rough start.