Structured Bonds - All Articles

  • Direct lending no threat to syndicated debt

    Direct lending funds have raised more money than ever this year, and are writing ever bigger cheques in the sort of investments usually done by broad syndication. However, in all but a handful of cases, syndicated financing is the better option.

    • 26 Nov 2019
  • Gas wins concessions, but EIB makes big step away from fossil fuels

    In a marathon board meeting that lasted into the evening on Thursday, EU member states have approved a new Energy Lending Policy for the European Investment Bank, ending a dispute over how fast it can cut out fossil fuel financing. Those arguing for gas still to receive financing won substantial concessions, compared with the EIB's first draft of the policy.

    • 14 Nov 2019
  • Agricole’s Gay raises d’Intignano, Lamarque and Sodhi in reshuffle

    Crédit Agricole announced on Thursday a reorganisation of its global markets financing and funding solutions (FFS) division, which includes several senior job changes, including the promotions of Atul Sodhi and Jean-Luc Lamarque, reported by GlobalCapital on Wednesday.

    • 14 Nov 2019
  • Crédit Ag promotes syndicate head

    Crédit Agricole has promoted its head of debt syndicate to a larger global role.

    • 13 Nov 2019
  • Crédit Agricole chooses new head of global DCM

    Crédit Agricole has chosen a new global head of debt capital markets.

    • 13 Nov 2019
  • Mediobanca plots advisory, mid-cap push

    Mediobanca’s plan for the next four years involves boosting advisory origination and using capital more efficiently in its corporate and investment bank (CIB). It is also committed to issuing a sustainability themed bond.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • Fly-by bond for Heathrow holding company

    Heathrow Finance, the holding company for Europe’s largest airport, brought a £250m 10 year bond to market on Tuesday, with global co-ordinators Barclays, BNP Paribas and ING, announcing the bullet maturity deal with no roadshow or marketing effort. The deal was priced through talk and increased to £300m.

    • 12 Nov 2019