Carige fights to rescue rights issue after underwriting fails

Banca Carige, the Genoese bank, is struggling to save its recapitalisation plan, after failing on Thursday to launch its expected €560m rights issue, leaving its future in doubt. With several Italian and Spanish banks having collapsed in the past few years, market participants will be watching this latest test of Europe’s systems for dealing with faltering banks, write Jon Hay, Sam Kerr and Tyler Davies.

  • By Jon Hay, Sam Kerr, Tyler Davies
  • 16 Nov 2017

Carige surprised market participants, including many who had been watching the situation closely, by announcing on Thursday morning that it could not proceed with the deal as planned. But late on Thursday night it said it was still working to bring the deal to fruition.

Carige said its top ...

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5 Deutsche Bank 4,303.27 25 5.73%