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  • Ross the boss as Saxo secures head of treasury

    Ulrik Ross, recently head of public sector and sustainable capital markets at HSBC, has joined Saxo as head of group treasury.

    • 26 Jan 2018
  • MTN banker Kleine heads to Credit Suisse

    GlobalCapital understands Stefan Kleine, formerly of BNP Paribas, will be joining Credit Suisse in a non-syndicate role.

    • 08 Jan 2018
  • MiFID maelstrom as banks squabble over bond fees

    Banks have been pushed by new regulation to reveal their new issue bond fees for the first time, potentially shaking up competition in European DCM. But confusion over the rules has meant no consensus on how to share the information, leaving underwriters and issuers alike to improvise in the first week of MiFID II.

    • 04 Jan 2018
  • BondMarker: the best of 2017

    GlobalCapital looks at the most popular sovereign, supranational and agency deals of 2017 — as voted on BondMarker. Read on to see if one of your trades made the cut.

    • 04 Jan 2018
  • ZKB opens Swiss market, BLKB jumps into its slipstream

    Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB), in accordance with recent tradition, was the first canton off the blocks, opening the Swiss market with a Sfr240m ($246m) 10 year bond on Wednesday. Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) was quick to follow, printing a Sfr300m nine year bond an hour later. A lack of issuance at the tail end of 2017 has buoyed the market, leaving participants hopeful of additional cash to put to work in the new year.

    • 03 Jan 2018
  • Ireland first out the gate in euros

    Ireland is set to become the first SSA borrower of 2018 to print a syndicated bond, picking banks for a benchmark deal to be sold on Wednesday. The German state of Lower Saxony will also come to market on Wednesday.

    • 02 Jan 2018