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Tag Archives: SocGen

Banks get ready for Crisis 3.0 – Blackrock bets on SocGen property loans | Banking Insight

In a seemingly transparent and lucid deal, Blackstone is picking up $131 mln worth of Property loans from Socgen getting in on property plays as Patron recruits an ex Lloyds’ … Continue reading

March 18, 2012

European Banks recapitalization: Italy falls?

 On the Contrary, Belgium and Portugal become happier places..   Italian Default Probabilities Rise exponentially overnight even as Belgium and Portugal enjoy good fortune and the Eurozone investors keeps saying … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 5 Comments

Banks do not want "Debt Deals" with SocGen and Credit Agricole

Even as SocGen and Credit Agricole survived a scare by Moody’s, there downgrade to AA3 and AA2 respectiely was not the most significant action against them.  In 2011 lenders in … Continue reading

September 15, 2011

What a weekend soiree in Europe | Advantage ‘zyaada’

The Euro zone banks would anyway be involved in all ECB attempts in mopping up treasury bonds issuance from the myriad nationalbanks in the next phase and also Greek bonds … Continue reading

May 10, 2010

Top bond manager Gundlach ousted from TCW FundWatch – MarketWatch

zyakaira notes: A year end reminder of the fraility and the secrets in the financial markets, such a momentous happening may easily pass us by in the bankruptcies of California … Continue reading

December 6, 2009

Will the French dominate post crisis?

The French BNP and the Barclays’ have definitely come out on top post-crisis and given parochial attitudes in both nations, their governments are likely to plan making heavy weather on … Continue reading

September 30, 2009