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Wave of African bank consolidation reduces systemic risk

July 11, 2019

Bank consolidation in sub-Saharan Africa is in full swing. Large and stable banks are growing steadily as a result, while many small and inefficient banks are disappearing. 

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NatWest Markets provides a FIG DCM growth story

July 2, 2019

Since emerging from RBS's investment banking business, NatWest Markets has become a major player in the FIG DCM space in the EMEA region and Canada. 

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Société Générale chairman lays out streamlined strategy

July 2, 2019

Société Générale recently announced a restructuring plan. Chairman Lorenzo Bini Smaghi discusses this and other matters affecting the bank.

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Network International £1bn IPO sets pulses racing

July 2, 2019

Dubai-based Network International piqued investor interest in April when it floated on the London Stock Exchange in Europe's biggest IPO listing. David Wigan reports.

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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.

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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