Greek banks revel in one-off issuance window

In the space of just a few weeks, two Greek banks have made their first sales of capital instruments since the financial crisis: Piraeus Bank in June, followed by National Bank of Greece this week. With debt market valuations at all time highs, some market participants say that it is now or never for Europe's weakest financial institutions. David Freitas reports.

  • By David Freitas
  • 11 Jul 2019

NBG has been waiting for an opportunity to enter the bond market so that it can build towards its total capital issuance targets.

Given how favourable conditions have been for debt issuers in recent weeks, the issuer spied a window to follow through with its plans on Thursday, arriving ...

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