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Volksbank Wien on 2 April successfully revived an inaugural AT1 transaction initially scheduled for October 2018, quickly executing a EUR220m perpetual non-call five transaction at 7.75%, a level seen as attractive by ...

Volksbank Wien completes revived EUR220m AT1 debut

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Jyske Bank played into the safety-first mentality of year-end issuance in fragile markets with a EUR500m three year inaugural euro senior non-preferred deal last Wednesday that delivered on its commitment to investors, after ...

Jyske successfully delivers EUR500m SNP despite uneasy mart

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A row between the Italian government and the EU over the peripheral country’s budget and then the climax of the UK’s Brexit negotiations presented issuers and investors with a veritable minefield of events to navigate ...

Brexit, Italy prove too hot to handle as deals suffer

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Munich Re demonstrated its appeal to investors with a twice-subscribed EUR1.25bn Tier 2 trade on 15 November amid market conditions that led to a UK covered bond being pulled, as insurers experienced mixed outcomes in the ...

Rare Munich Re shows strengths amid fall volatility

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ING sold the largest green bond from a European bank on 8 November, a EUR2.6bn equivalent inaugural green senior HoldCo transaction, after Commerzbank had on 16 October chosen the senior non-preferred format for its green ...

ING HoldCo, Commerz SNP hit green highs

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Credit Suisse took advantage of a possibly final pre-summer issuance window to sell a $2bn (EUR1.7bn) Additional Tier 1 (AT1) on 9 July, but demonstrated the underlying unreliable nature of the market by going out with ...

Credit Suisse hits pre-summer window with $2bn AT1

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Dutch Additional Tier 1 prices were temporarily hit on 2 July as news emerged that, following a European Commission ruling, they will lose tax deductibility from 1 January 2019. They soon recovered as issuers announced they ...

Dutch AT1 recover after tax status undermined

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Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) successfully completed a recapitalisation plan embarked upon last year with the execution of a EUR500m 10 year non-call five Tier 2 deal on 21 June, overcoming volatile markets to price its ...

CGD T2 completes recap despite intra-day volatility

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CNP Assurances sold the first benchmark Restricted Tier 1 in euros on 20 June, a EUR500m perpetual non-call 10 instrument that, together with a EUR300m RT1 for Vivat, showed the new insurance asset class to be gaining ...

CNP sells first EUR500m RT1, Vivat joins market

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