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  • Green sheen helps AIB senior print

    Green sheen helps AIB senior print

    Allied Irish Banks (AIB) sold its sophomore green bond on Monday, printing €750m of senior paper at a spread flat to fair value and close its Irish peers.

  • Fitch bumps up Greek bank ratings

    Fitch bumps up Greek bank ratings

    Fitch has upgraded its ratings for Piraeus Bank and the National Bank of Greece (NBG) following their successful sales of non-performing assets. With more de-risking to go and a potential additional tier one (AT1) deal on the way, further upgrades could follow.

  • Investors drive fledgling green T2 mart

    Investors drive fledgling green T2 mart

    Bank of Ireland and Westpac found strong demand for debut green tier two deals this week, as investors flock to this growing segment of the ESG market in search of higher returns.

  • Credit investors back new-look Deutsche in AT1 reopening

    Credit investors back new-look Deutsche in AT1 reopening

    Deutsche Bank scored a blowout book with its first euro additional tier one since 2014 this week, as investors rewarded the issuer for progress on its turnaround plan. Banco Santander then gave the asset class another shake, with a deal split across euros and dollars.

  • Santander eyes dollars and euros for AT1

    Santander eyes dollars and euros for AT1

    Banco Santander was targeting two currencies for additional tier one debt on Thursday, following closely behind a blowout euro deal for Deutsche Bank.

  • Shinhan sells capital bond for Covid relief

    Shinhan sells capital bond for Covid relief

    Shinhan Financial Group sold a Basel III-compliant additional tier one bond with a sustainability label this week, funnelling some of the proceeds from the $500m trade to Covid-19 relief efforts.

  • Deutsche eyes AT1 to offset Q2 capital headwinds

    Deutsche eyes AT1 to offset Q2 capital headwinds

    Deutsche Bank is planning to issue a new additional tier one (AT1) in euros, as it looks to offset the impact of “certain regulatory changes” and work towards meeting its leverage ratio target.

  • Eurobank eyes green bonds

    Eurobank eyes green bonds

    Following its return to the senior bond market earlier this week, Greece’s Eurobank is working towards launching a green bond programme and refinancing its government-held tier two capital securities.

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