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Bent Skisaker

AutoStore boxes clever to achieve bumper Oslo IPO

February 14, 2022

The Norwegian robotics firm’s technology evolved from an internal solution into the country’s biggest listing in two decades.

Constantinos Petrides Cyprus Minister of Finance

Cyprus looks to life beyond Covid

February 14, 2022

Cyprus’s finance minister talks to The Banker about how the country’s economy has coped during the pandemic and the recovery ahead. 

Market volatility

High-grade corporates 'riskiest asset class' in credit amid QE unwind

February 7, 2022

High-grade corporate borrowers are most at risk to the tightening of monetary policy, with an increase in supply but lower demand. Burhan Khadbai reports.

green target

Sustainability-linked derivatives markets primed for growth

January 28, 2022

Derivatives with sustainability targets attached to them are becoming more common, but are they really an effective tool for improving a company’s sustainability? 


Can M&A’s perfect storm continue?

January 27, 2022

Last year was like no other for global M&A. Can the record-breaking run continue?


Is Europe’s primary dealership model fit to last?

January 24, 2022

Recent high-profile exits from primary dealerships across Europe have reignited the debate on whether this model is sustainable for banks.

Andreas Bernstorff

BNP Paribas continues its ECM push

January 19, 2022

The bank is progressing well on its plans to be a top-three European player for equity capital markets, says its EMEA ECM head. 

A blockbuster year for investment banking

January 18, 2022

Last year was a record-breaker for investment banking fees, driven by strong performances across M&A, DCM, ECM and syndicated loans. 

Global investment banking fees

RBC's decisive role in energy transition efforts

January 17, 2022

Demand for less carbon-intensive solutions across a range of industries is keeping the bank’s energy transition team very busy. 

scott forrest

NatWest bond supports green mortgage lending

January 14, 2022

The UK bank’s second green bond, and fourth issuance under its green, social and sustainability framework, incentivises purchases of energy efficient properties. 

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