EBA opens equity-linked door

The European Banking Authority on Thursday opened the door to equity-linked issuance for banks to meet the regulator’s 9% capital buffer. The common termsheet for contingent capital instruments published by the EBA specifies the core features that instruments must have in writedown situations — but leaves open the possibility for additional optional conversion by holders.

  • 08 Dec 2011

That could give the traditional convertible bond investor base more interest in subscribing for what will otherwise be a difficult sell.

The amount of required capital to be raised from the market, or from governments, however looks like it could be larger than the October estimates. Banks will be ...

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