Santander Said To Restart U.S. Unit Merger Talks

Banco Santander reportedly has restarted discussions to merge its U.S. unit, Sovereign, with M&T Bank.

  • 17 Aug 2010
Email a colleague
Request a PDF

Banco Santander reportedly has restarted discussions to merge its U.S. unit, Sovereign, with M&T Bank. Talks between the Spanish bank and the Buffalo, N.Y.-based M&T broke down in May over which if the two institutions would control the combined business. Sources said over the past several weeks Santander and M&T have met with regulators, including the Federal Reserve, about the possible merger.

Click here to read the story from The Financial Times.

  • 17 Aug 2010

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Societe Generale 41.30
2 Rabobank 35.35
3 Morgan Stanley 11.45
4 BNP Paribas 5.95
4 Credit Agricole 5.95

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 1,560.67 2 10.70%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,445.74 4 9.92%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 1,187.61 3 8.15%
4 Rabobank 1,081.86 1 7.42%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 831.08 4 5.70%