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Disruption is a yawn – but don't ignore it

July 2, 2019

Disruption may be a term both overused and under-delivered on, but ignore it at your peril. 

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AT1: when a bank’s word is not its bond

June 3, 2019

The AT1 asset class became a darling of fixed-income investors, but a controversial move by Santander has left questions over whether the instrument is doing its job. 

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Crédit Agricole’s ‘non-capitalist’ model reaps AT1 reward

June 3, 2019

Crédit Agricole leveraged its unusual model to launch a dollar-denominated perpetual worth €4.75bn. 

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BAML corporate bank head champions global integration

June 3, 2019

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s corporate banking head tells The Banker about the evolution of its globally integrated service approach and focus on bespoke solutions for clients.

A new age begins for Islamic finance

June 3, 2019

Ethical considerations will be the hallmark of the next stage of sharia-compliant finance.

Solar energy investments heating up for European banks

May 31, 2019

Banks in Europe have been going big on green investments over the past two years, as a report by Moody's shows.

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Recovering UniCredit makes return to form with bond bonanza

May 1, 2019

UniCredit's restructuring programme has paid off, enabling the Italian bank to return to the market with a handful of regulatory capital deals.

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Investec CIB head takes a steady approach to growth

May 1, 2019

Investec faces the unbundling of its asset management business as well as turbulent conditions in the UK. CIB chief Chris Meyer talks to The Banker about how it will will navigate these challenges.

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Deutsche Bank makes successful manoeuvre with reverse yankees

May 1, 2019

As reverse yankees bounce back from 2018's dip, Deutsche Bank's EMEA investment grade credit team has been quick to get in on the action. 

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Surfing the big tech wave: will IPOs revive the market?

May 1, 2019

Despite a grim first quarter for primary issuance in capital markets, the trickle is to be followed by a tsunami of big tech IPOs. The question is, which will sink and which will swim? 

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