Garanti still on track for mortgage covered bonds

By Steven Gilmore
08 Jul 2013

Garanti Bank is still looking at the possibility of issuing mortgage backed covered bonds, although the market backdrop has soured since it started. The bank’s board has approved issuance of up to €1bn and a recent rise in spreads could help bring in new accounts, an official told EuroWeek Emerging Markets.

“Our mortgage pool has reached a good volume and Turkey’s rating upgrades have helped improve demand,” said a Garanti Bank official. “Market sentiment was very strong at the start of the year and we decided to look more closely at the possibility of mortgage covered bonds.”

Garanti informed the ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access: subs@globalcapital.com

Or sign up for a trial to gain full access to the entire site for a limited period.

Free Trial

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

Oops, something went wrong

We're sorry but at the moment we can't load this data