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Deals of the Year 2018 – Middle East

May 1, 2018

The Deals of the Year 2018 winners from the Middle East.

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Gecina eases debt after Eurosic acquisition

May 1, 2018

Real estate company Gecina saw its focus on central Paris pay off in 2017, with buoyant demand driving the acquisition of rival office space owner Eurosic. Since then, Gecina has been busy cutting the cost of its debt as part of a long-term strategy, as David Wigan reports.

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Deals of the Year 2018 – Africa

May 1, 2018

The Deals of the Year 2018 winners from Africa.

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Deals of the Year 2018 – Americas

May 1, 2018

The Deals of the Year 2018 winners from the Americas.

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Deals of the Year 2018 – Asia-Pacific

May 1, 2018

The Deals of the Year 2018 winners from Asia-Pacific.

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Deals of the Year 2018 – Europe

May 1, 2018

The Deals of the Year 2018 winners from Europe.

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How private equity is weaning Vietnam off SOEs

April 3, 2018

Private equity funds in Vietnam are proving themselves invaluable as more of the country’s state-owned enterprises are privatised. Peter Janssen reports.

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Fintech takes on the front office

April 3, 2018

Retail banking and payments may have stolen the fintech limelight, but they should not overshadow the achievements of investment banks in enhancing their revenue-generating capabilities. Everyone from equity traders to M&A advisers are realising that tech is not confined to the back office, as Danielle Myles reports.

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Al Rayan unlocks UK sharia-compliant RMBS

April 3, 2018

When the UK’s Al Rayan Bank needed funding to sustain expansion, it was bound by sharia rules on interest. Its innovative solution was a residential mortgage-backed securitisation, which successfully attracted a mixture of investors, as David Wigan reports.

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Iceland bond issue brings it in from the cold

March 1, 2018

As part of its journey back to prosperity after a severe recession, Iceland made a belated return to the international markets with a successful bond issuance. David Wigan reports.

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