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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.

  • Barclays euro return a 'sign of strength'

    Barclays euro return a 'sign of strength'

    Barclays' first senior euro deal for more than a year has allayed any fears over British risk as the borrower raised €2bn on Wednesday. The bank was joined in the senior market by another rare name, Kommunalkredit Austria.

  • ZKB ‘bound to perform’ after euro senior debut

    ZKB ‘bound to perform’ after euro senior debut

    Zuercher Kantonalbank paid a generous spread this week for its first senior deal in euros, as rates investors showed no hesitation in adding exposure to the state-backed financial institution.

  • Barclays calls into euro senior market

    Barclays calls into euro senior market

    Barclays paid a visit to the euro market to sell its first public senior deal in over a year on Wednesday morning, offering investors a rare chance to pick up exposure to its debt in floating and fixed rate formats.

  • Erste plans debut sustainability bond

    Erste plans debut sustainability bond

    Erste Group Bank is lining up its first sustainability bond, as it looks to take advantage of a quiet period for new issuance and a recent back-up in rates.

  • 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.

  • Kommunalkredit to kick off busy week for FIG

    Kommunalkredit to kick off busy week for FIG

    Kommunalkredit was the first name to throw its hat into what bankers are expecting could be a busy week in FIG primary markets next week. The Austrian lender is set to syndicate its senior deal as a private company next week, with a covered bond refinancing set to follow later this year.

  • FIG bond market to host Greek revival

    FIG bond market to host Greek revival

    Greek banks are making the most of exuberant conditions in the financial markets in 2021, with Eurobank spying a golden opportunity to return to the senior FIG bond market this week. The next milestone is the country’s first additional tier one and, having just breezed through an equity raise, Piraeus is a prime candidate to open the market. Frank Jackman and Sam Kerr report.

  • Goldman Sachs ends Swissie absence

    Goldman Sachs ends Swissie absence

    Goldman Sachs found the optimal window to return to the Swiss market this week, as local investors turn towards established names with a bit more yield on offer.

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