Banco Popolare SC is set to price a bullet lower tier two issue on Wednesday afternoon after meeting a 50% take up rate in its tier two exchange offer.
Investors tendered 50.4% of the Eu1.3bn of tier two
securities eligible for the exchange. The notes have call dates between June
2011 and February 2012, and the bank offered to buy them back at around a two
point premium to secondary levels.
The new tier two issue will have a bullet