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Is the SPAC boom over?

June 21, 2021

A wave of special purpose acquisition company deals have helped take the US equity capital and M&A markets to new heights, but there are signs the surge is tailing off. 

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London remains a key market for SocGen, says its UK head

June 17, 2021

French bank has big plans for the UK market in key areas such as energy transition and ESG, says Christophe Lattuada.

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EIB bond pushes blockchain boundaries

June 14, 2021

The European Investment Bank’s first digital bond is a milestone in capital markets’ adoption of both distributed ledger technology and central bank digital currencies. 

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HSBC leads landmark SLB for Greece’s largest electricity provider

June 14, 2021

Europe’s first sustainability-linked bond for a high yield issuer will enable Public Power Corporation to accelerate its green energy transition.

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Minority-owned investment banks increase share in US corporate bond markets

June 8, 2021

Minority-, women- and veteran-owned firms are playing a more prominent role in corporate bond issuance. But will it prove to be a long-term shift? 

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Citi’s small, but perfectly formed, $100m bond raise for Unicef has a big impact

May 19, 2021

The unusual deal involved Citi’s private bank and enabled the UN agency to finance marketing activity promoting its vital work. 

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Sustainable ABS: as easy as ABC?

May 18, 2021

Green and social securitisation transactions are starting to break through. Is this market on the cusp of taking off?

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Citi gets set for growth in the Nordics

May 17, 2021

Alex Stiris outlines Citi’s ambitious plans for the region, including the expansion of its commercial banking and custody offerings.

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Sun Country’s IPO takes off

May 12, 2021

The chief financial officer of the first US airline to go public in two years on how it defied the travel industry’s bleak outlook.

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Teamwork at the heart of Nomura’s cross-border M&A success

April 30, 2021

Nomura’s EMEA M&A advisory team has led several complex deals in recent months, including one shaking up the German takeover market.

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