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Alice Gledhill

Wright resigns from Barclays debt syndicate

03 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 3 (IFR) - John Wright has resigned from his role as head of FIG debt syndicate for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Barclays, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Senior women remain a rarity in capital markets

22 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 22 (IFR) - UK and international banks have signed up in droves to the UK government's Women in Finance Charter, but despite a raft of measures to foster greater female leadership, gender parity is still a long way from becoming a reality within capital markets.

Danske Bank relaunches US dollar senior non-preferred bond

11 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 11 (IFR) - Danske Bank has relaunched the dual-tranche US dollar senior non-preferred bond it started marketing on Wednesday, according to a lead manager on the deal.

MOVES-Barnes takes sole control of global DCM at Barclays

10 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 10 (IFR) - Travis Barnes has been appointed sole global head of debt capital markets at Barclays as part of a spate of promotions at the British bank, which will also see Pete Mason becoming head of DCM for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

UPDATE 1-MOVES-Whistleblower banker Smyth leaves UBS, drops case

10 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 10 (IFR) - Debt capital markets banker Ben Smyth, who instigated a court case against his employer UBS last year, has left the bank, according to two sources, and the case is now settled.

MOVES-Whistleblower debt banker Smyth leaves UBS

10 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 10 (IFR) - Debt capital markets banker Ben Smyth, who instigated a court case against his employer UBS last year, has left the bank, according to two sources.

MOVES- Credit Suisse debt market veteran Agarwal departs

02 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 2 (IFR) - Sandeep Agarwal, chairman of debt capital markets solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Credit Suisse, has left the bank, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

MOVES-Lowe takes up FIG DCM role at Nomura

02 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 2 (IFR) - Nomura has hired Tom Lowe as a vice president in its debt capital markets team to support its UK and Ireland financial institutions coverage, according to a market source.

REFILE-Second tier banks bear brunt of dwindling risk appetite

12 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 12 (IFR) - Van Lanschot became the second bank in a week to pull an Additional Tier 1 bond, calling into question whether Europe's second and third rank issuers have left it too late to raise subordinated debt as investor risk appetite wanes.

Extension risk a close call for Santander AT1s

05 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 5 (IFR) - Two Santander AT1 securities have sharpened the market's focus on extension risk, leaving investors guessing whether the bank will exercise upcoming call options - an assessment muddied by its aggressive behaviour towards bondholders in the past.

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