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BNP Paribas makes PIL easy to swallow for Thames Water

February 1, 2019

UK utility company Thames Water chose BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking to steer its positive incentive loan, the first such loan awarded to a UK business. By Edward Russell-Walling

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Gasunie shrugs off volatility to make a comeback

February 1, 2019

Dutch utility company Gasunie used its strong credit rating as a springboard to returning to the market with €300m bond issue in collaboration with ING, ABN Amro and Rabobank. David Wigan reports.

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Is innovation a double-edged sword for capital markets teams?

February 1, 2019

Technology has become part of banks’ DNA, but some areas have more resistant to change than others. How will new apps and tech advancements under way at capital markets desks affect the way banks do business? Kat Van Hoof investigates.

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Barclays banking head sets his sights on European growth

January 18, 2019

Reid Marsh, Barclays’ head of banking for Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, tells Kat Van Hoof about his ambitious growth targets and where he sees business opportunities for the year ahead.

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JPMorgan leveraged finance desk leads new era of LBOs

January 2, 2019

Leveraged buyouts have a chequered history but JPMorgan – which acted in the mega-deals of Refinitiv and AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals – argues that both were reasonably structured and the market is different from a decade ago. Edward Russell-Walling reports.

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Citi BCMA head wants to win trust and wallet share

January 2, 2019

Citi's head of EMEA investment banking, Phil Drury, talks to Kat Van Hoof about the new EMEA banking, capital markets and advisory unit and its plans to rank first for share of wallet.

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IPO proves the right medicine for MedinCell

January 2, 2019

When France's MedinCell needed funding to progress with the launch of a newly developed drug, it decided the time was right for a long-planned IPO. David Wigan reports.

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M&A mega-deals and the endless carousel

January 2, 2019

Cross-border M&A has always been long-winded, costly and risky, but several deals that closed in 2018 stretched beyond reasonably foreseeable timescales. What is making these mergers more painful? Kat Van Hoof investigates the mechanics of antitrust in mega-mergers and the rise of protectionism.

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Credit Suisse's IBCM co-heads make presence felt

December 3, 2018

Credit Suisse's heads of investment banking and capital markets are leveraging their private banking network and global connectivity to ramp up growth. 

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Ipsos bond debut strengthens acquisition strategy

December 3, 2018

Market researcher Ipsos made its markets debut with a €300m issue, funding the acquisition of a stake in one of its rivals. David Wigan reports.

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