AT1 tax crackdown to spread to Denmark amid state aid fears

Denmark is likely to become the next European member state to scrap its policy of allowing the interest payments on deeply subordinated capital instruments to be tax deductible. The move comes after the European Commission voiced its concern that the practice could constitute a breach of state aid rules.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 21 May 2019

Danish lawmakers have tabled a proposal for a new piece of legislation that would stop banks from being allowed to deduct tax from the interest paid out on additional tier one (AT1) instruments.

The draft legislation also covers the restricted tier one (RT1) securities issued by insurance companies, ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

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1 UniCredit 8,974.41 77 5.90%
2 HSBC 8,592.02 43 5.65%
3 LBBW 8,280.86 47 5.44%
4 Barclays 6,490.00 33 4.26%
5 Natixis 6,473.22 31 4.25%

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3 JPMorgan 43,272.98 224 5.68%
4 Morgan Stanley 32,027.81 185 4.20%
5 HSBC 31,394.70 193 4.12%

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4 Morgan Stanley 23,766.77 132 7.07%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 22,356.72 97 6.65%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

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3 HSBC 4,549.39 16 5.82%
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5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,493.73 19 5.75%

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2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
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5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

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2 UBS 3,778.43 15 10.32%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 9.70%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 6.98%
5 HSBC 1,977.94 14 5.40%