• RBC hires MacKinnon for corp DCM

    RBC hires MacKinnon for corp DCM

    Ex-ANZ and UBS banker Allison MacKinnon will join RBC Capital Markets to lead its debt capital markets offering for UK companies.

  • Legal ignorance chills bondholder engagement

    Legal ignorance chills bondholder engagement

    Bondholders are still afraid to form alliances like those in the equity market to pressure issuers to improve their environmental, social and governance performance. They are paralysed by fear of market abuse and competition rules. But there is hope regulators will reassure them.

  • People moves in brief

    A victory for nominative determinism at BNPP — Värde Partners names new co-CEO — Credit Suisse hires Goldman banker for Saudi effort.

  • What a QT! BofE lays out plans

    What a QT! BofE lays out plans

    Andrew Hauser, executive director, markets, at the Bank of England, outlined on Wednesday how his institution would slim down its balance sheet when the time came to do so. He said that this would likely involve selling assets rather than simply letting them run off, but explained that the bank would work in collaboration with the debt management office on this.

  • Libya takes stake in EBRD

    Libya takes stake in EBRD

    Libya has paid in capital to become a shareholder in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, in a move that extends the development lender’s reach across the region.

  • New Commission boss pledges €1tr of sustainable finance

    New Commission boss pledges €1tr of sustainable finance

    After her narrowly passed confirmation vote in the European Parliament on Tuesday evening, new European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen is set to establish a sustainable investment plan and to green the European Investment Bank.

  • ESM shakes up senior management

    ESM shakes up senior management

    The European Stability Mechanism has reorganised its senior management team with a series of internal appointments and reshuffles.

  • NatWest Markets launches ESG deposits

    NatWest Markets launches ESG deposits

    NatWest Markets, the investment bank owned by Royal Bank of Scotland, has launched its own environmental, social and governance deposit product, responding to a desire among companies, public bodies and investment firms to invest their cash ethically.

  • Von der Leyen bids to green the EIB

    Von der Leyen bids to green the EIB

    Ursula von der Leyen has proposed setting up an EU sustainable investment plan and refocusing the European Investment Bank more around climate, in a list of written commitments sent to the bloc’s main political groups one day before she will be confirmed or rejected by the European Parliament as the next president of the European Commission.

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