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  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    ING and Rabobank choose markets heads — FIG’s Falth leaves UBS — DZ picks covered bonds boss

  • UK water firms braced for double date with destiny

    UK water firms braced for double date with destiny

    UK water companies have a tricky December to navigate. The UK opposition Labour Party on Thursday made an election pledge to renationalise them, while they also face regulators' desires to toughen the financial regime under which they operate. Silas Brown reports.

  • Assaf retirement rings GBM restructuring bell

    Assaf retirement rings GBM restructuring bell

    The retirement of Samir Assaf, HSBC’s long-serving head of global banking and markets (GBM), paves the way for a long overdue restructuring of that division. This will test the bank’s new-look management team.

  • Loans in brief: November 22, 2019

    Mercuria scales back lenders in US revolver — EDF to sell US nuclear assets to Exelon — SNCF swaps loan tracks to sustainability-linked — Rewe seeks Schuldschein for acquisition debt — Dechra makes success of debut in PP market — AFC scores $140m Kimchi loan as Asian influence in Africa rockets

  • SSD sellers seek new lenders with ESG mandates

    Schuldschein salespeople, ever on the hunt for new investors with deep pockets, are targeting institutions with environmental, social and governance (ESG) portfolios as the trend for green deals flourishes.

  • SNCF swaps loan tracks to sustainability-linked

    SNCF swaps loan tracks to sustainability-linked

    France’s SNCF has signed a €3.5bn sustainability-linked loan, with the state-owned railway company only able to use the facility from the start of next year after the country’s reform bill is enacted.

  • EDF to sell US nuclear assets to Exelon

    EDF to sell US nuclear assets to Exelon

    Electricité de France is exercising a put option to sell its stake in US nuclear reactor firm Constellation Energy Nuclear Group to its joint venture partner Exelon Corp, more than a decade after it bought it for $4.5bn.

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