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Banks fight back after post-Brexit sell-off

* Lloyds, Santander sell first UK bank bonds since Brexit vote

OPINION-Italy, or how not to deal with a banking problem

LONDON, July 1 (IFR) - Italy this week exploited the stormy aftermath of the shock UK referendum result, concocting its latest attempt at rescuing its banks while markets were distracted with more pressing matters.

01 Jul 2016

Santander UK breaks Europe's post-Brexit financial drought

LONDON, July 1 (IFR) - Santander UK is marketing a sterling covered floater, the first financial deal in the European market since Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union last Friday.

01 Jul 2016

Russia's Russneft plans to raise $500 mln in November IPO - source

MOSCOW, July 1 Russian oil company Russneft plans to hold an IPO on the Moscow Exchange in November, aiming to raise $500 million for 10 percent of its shares, a source close to the deal told Reuters.

M&A, Global Market Data, 01 Jul 2016

Brexit fears put aside as corporates go for sterling

LONDON, June 30 (IFR) - British American Tobacco and Brown-Forman reopened the sterling corporate market on Thursday after a month-long hiatus, attracting blowout demand just a week after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Bonds, Regulatory News 30 Jun 2016

REFILE-Ireland could review AIB sale timetable if situation changes

DUBLIN, June 30 Ireland could review its plans to sell a 25 percent stake in Allied Irish Banks early next year if circumstances change, finance minister Michael Noonan said on Thursday.

REFILE-Equity deals sag to four-year low, Brexit seen shrinking volumes - TR data

LONDON/HONG KONG, June 30 Global equity capital markets activity has sunk to a four-year low in 2016 according to quarterly ThomsonReuters data, although bankers and investors said that while Brexit could dent volumes it would not sink the market.

M&A, Private Capital, 30 Jun 2016

MOVES-Standard Chartered hires European DCM director

LONDON, June 29 (IFR) - Patrick Dupont-Liot has joined Standard Chartered Bank as executive director in the European DCM corporates team.

Global Market Data 29 Jun 2016

Cinven raises 7 bln euros for latest buyout fund

LONDON, June 29 European private equity firm Cinven said on Wednesday it has raised 7 billion euros ($7.75 billion) for its latest investment vehicle, becoming the latest large buyout fund to successfully tap a buoyant market.

M&A, Private Capital, 29 Jun 2016

Talend files for U.S. IPO for up to $86.25 mln

June 28 - Talend SA filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to raise up to $86.25 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

Regulatory News 28 Jun 2016