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  • More consolidation as 3i buys Invesco CLOs

    The debt management arm of private equity firm 3i has increased its assets under management by 50% through the acquisition of seven European CLOs from investment manager Invesco, as the consolidation of CLO managers continues.

    • 31 May 2012
  • RCI Banque announces first deal from Cars Alliance structure

    Following on from BNP Paribas’s Autonoria transaction, RCI Banque has announced a deal backed by French car loans that will be offered in fixed rate format.

    • 31 May 2012
  • Back from the dark side

    A bit of movement on the syndicate front is always great news — and isn’t it amazing that these hires often take place in June so that movers can enjoy three months of summer?

    • 31 May 2012
  • FGA shrugs off Italian label to price car loan deal through sovereign

    FGA Capital was ready to price a securitisation of Italian car loans on Friday at a spread comfortably tighter than Italian sovereign debt.

    • 31 May 2012
  • Santander picks new head for global wholesale

    Banco Santander has appointed Banesto CEO José García Cantera to run the global wholesale banking franchise. He replaces Adolfo Lagos, who is due to retire next year.

    • 24 May 2012
  • Fiat marks post-crisis return to auto ABS for Italian originators

    Fiat Group Automobile (FGA) Capital is set to test how far the European ABS revival has come, after it announced a securitisation backed by Italian car loans this week. The jurisdiction alone will put off some investors, but most bankers reckoned the short maturity and opportunity for yield should see the deal placed.

    • 24 May 2012