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Ireland finds syndicated success

March 1, 2016

Ireland endured a torrid few years after its 2010 banking crisis, but with much painful restructuring completed the sovereign is active again in the markets and kicked off 2016 with the eurozone’s first syndicated transaction of the year. 

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Daimler steers clear of volatility with early issuance

February 1, 2016

The second half of 2015 was tough for many companies in the automotive sector, but German giant Daimler started 2016 on the front foot with a big euro issuance. Joanne Hart reports. 

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Pakistan makes successful return to the bond market

November 2, 2015

Political and economic instability have kept Pakistan out of the bond markets for the best part of the past decade. However, with the reform-minded Nawaz Sharif government instilling confidence in investors, Citi has helped to facilitate the country's return to the markets.

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Baird reaps rewards of US private equity taste for Europe

October 1, 2015

Mergers and acquisition specialists Baird has used its  trans-Atlantic strength to cash in on a rush of US private equity firms to European shores. 

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UBS stays active as Greek crisis hampers European debt market activity

September 1, 2015

The renewal of the Greek crisis at the end of the second quarter of 2015 had many in the debt capital markets ducking for cover, but UBS stayed active and pushed through a number of large, innovative deals. 

BNP Paribas aims for sustainable success

BNP Paribas expands green bonds operation

August 1, 2015

Green bonds are fast becoming in-demand instruments for capital markets investors, and BNP Paribas has restructured its debt capital market business to capture this growth. By Edward Russell-Walling.

Former bail-out chief helps steer Cyprus back to health

Former Cyprus bail-out chief helps steer sovereign back to capital markets

June 1, 2015

The timely passage of a bill to strengthen the local insolvency law helped convince both the International Monetary Fund and sovereign bond investors that the Cyprus credit story should not be bracketed with that of Greece.

Deals of the Year 2015

Deals of the Year 2015

May 5, 2015

In what is mostly still a volatile, unpredictable marketplace, an impressive number of landmark deals have been carried out by banks all over the world in the past 12 months. Here, The Banker recognises the best of them.

Club Med takeover proves anything but restful for SocGen

Club Med takeover proves anything but restful for SocGen

April 30, 2015

A bidding war between Chinese and Italian entrepreneurs for France's iconic Club Med holiday resort operator provided a test of nerves for the bankers, and even led to a change in French law.

Deutsche helps US corporates cross the Atlantic

Deutsche helps American corporates cross the Atlantic

April 1, 2015

Improved all-in pricing and the need for euro liabilities to match business profiles are bringing US corporates to Europe, a move that is proving lucrative for Deutsche Bank.

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