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EM Swiss surge takes up slack in dollar market
The flood of Chilean Swiss franc bank deals may be reaching a saturation point, but there is room for other Latin credits seeking arbitrage advantages and diversity in a market still offering attractive pricing versus dollar and local currency funding.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
RPT-Fitch Affirms ICAF at 'BBB'; Outlook Revised to Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Instituto de Finanzas de Cantabria's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings at 'BBB' and its Short-term foreign currency rating at 'F2'.
Santander tests investor interest for inaugural AT1 bond
Banco Santander, the eurozone's largest bank by market share, is testing interest on its debut Additional Tier 1 bond at mid to high 6% as it seeks to replicate a structure used by other Spanish banks as they storm ahead in the race for capital.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Banks, funds line up for landmark Spanish property sale-sources
Banks such as Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan are teaming up with international funds to bid for a multi-billion-euro portfolio of Spanish property loans as the country's real estate market thaws, sources close to the process said.
Gamesa, Santander in deal over Mexican wind turbines
Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa reached a deal with Banco Santander's Mexican unit to jointly develop various wind farms projects in the Latin American country with a combined capacity of 500 megawatts, Gamesa said on Tuesday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Market bets on Spain and Italy risk a hit from weak earnings
Weak corporate earnings prospects in Spain and Italy, and the potential hit to their banks in the coming month from bad loans, pose a risk to market bets that shares in those countries will extend their recent rally.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Spain's Ono hires Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan for IPO - source
Spain's largest cable operator Ono has hired Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan to coordinate its plans for a stock market flotation, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Friday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
UPDATE 1-Spain fines Santander over convertible bond sale
Santander, the euro zone's largest bank by market value, was fined 16.9 million euros by Spain's market regulator for misselling convertible bonds to customers.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs to advise Spain on Bankia stake sale - FROB
Spain's bank rescue fund FROB said on Friday it chose Goldman Sachs to advise it on the sale of part of the government's controlling stake in nationalised lender Bankia.
Madrid - Moody's changes outlook on Santander Consumer...
Baa2 long-term senior debt and deposit ratings. Concurrently, Moody's affirmed the long-term ratings.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
New Market Study Published: Life Insurance in Spain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017
During the review period , the Spanish life insurance segment, as compared to other developed European countries, was moderately affected by the global financial crisis and declined by a CAGR of -0.7%.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
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Scientists say they have identified the earliest signs of tooth decay in humans, from the remains of Stone Age teeth found in Morocco.
Wed Feb 05, 2014
Reports from University of Cantabria Add New Data to Findings in Safety Engineering
A new study on Safety Engineering is now available. According to news reporting from Santander, Spain, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "The construction sector ranks among those with the highest accident rates.