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Gareth Gore

UPDATE 1-Deutsche looks to recoup lost ground in bonds

01 Nov 2019

* Private placements at heart of latest bond push (Adds Lewellen's title in 11th paragraph)

Deutsche looks to recoup lost ground in bonds

01 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 1 (IFR) - Five years ago, Deutsche Bank's bond franchise was riding the crest of a wave. After a period of post-crisis restraint, clients had once again begun to take on debt to invest or make acquisitions. Deal volumes were surging and, with many rivals still distracted by ongoing clean-ups, Deutsche seemed best placed to profit from the boom.

Deutsche's ECM experiment begins to show results

11 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 11 (IFR) - The IPO of Verallia, the French glassmaker that makes bottles for much of the country's wine and champagne industries, did not exactly grab the headlines when it priced earlier this month. But within Deutsche Bank, one of three global coordinators on the €888m listing, the deal was big news.

UPDATE 1-Enel ditches green bonds for controversial new format

04 Oct 2019

* Italian power producer to follow debut SDG-linked deal in dollars with euro trade (Updates to include detail on Enel spending commitments in paragraph 13)

Enel ditches green bonds for controversial new format

04 Oct 2019

* Italian power producer to follow debut SDG-linked deal in dollars with euro trade

UPDATE 1-Rise of controversial transition bonds leads to call for industry standards

06 Sep 2019

* Deal from Brazilian beef producer shows demand for transition bonds, but also difficulties (Updates to include details on timing of BNP Paribas' work on transition bond standards)

Rise of controversial transition bonds leads to call for industry standards

06 Sep 2019

* Deal from Brazilian beef producer shows demand for transition bonds, but also difficulties

Rushed Popular resolution casts long shadow over Europe's banks

07 Jun 2019

* Two years on, the resolution of Banco Popular has become a legal mess

VTB purchase of rival threatened by London lawsuit

04 Oct 2018

LONDON (IFR) - VTB's acquisition of a rival Russian lender is facing an uncertain future after a group of bondholders asked a London court to freeze the assets of brothers Dmitry and Alexei Ananyev, the oligarchs who are selling their majority stake in Vozrozhdenie Bank to VTB.

UniCredit: this time it's different

06 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 6 (IFR) - Jean Pierre Mustier wanted out. The Frenchman had been recruited three years earlier by UniCredit chief executive Federico Ghizzoni to help him drive through an ambitious turnround plan for Italy's biggest bank. But, by mid-2014 differences had begun to surface between the two men about the direction the firm was headed.

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