Hybrids in the news

Beware the dangers of income in perpetuity

Swedbank cleared to issue up to $1.5 bln in CoCo capital

Swedbank CEO Wants Option To Issue Coco Bonds

CRD IV: Greens want differentiated banking system

Commerzbank to Raise Capital by $1 Billion in Hybrid Debt for Stock Swap

Commerzbank AG (CBK), Germany’s second- biggest bank, will boost core Tier 1 capital by 776 million euros ($1.02 billion) in the first half after swapping hybrid capital instruments for new shares.

Macquarie's hybrid hampered by complex structure

A USD250m hybrid Tier 1 issue for Australian bank Macquarie struggled to garner strong investor support this week, hampered by the complex nature of the structure in a sign that banks still have to cover a lot of ground to educate buyers on new hybrid structures.

Basel III will boost financials: Doran

Suisse to buy back more Tier 1, 2 debt

Unicaja, Caja Espana seal state-backed merger

Credit Suisse, Commerzbank join scramble to buy back debt

Two of Europe's biggest banks joined the rush to buy back debt on Monday, notching up transactions worth some $5 billion combined as they scramble to bulk up capital ahead of new banking regulations .

Credit Suisse Offers to Buy Back $4.4 Billion in Hybrid Bonds

Credit Suisse Group AG, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, offered to repurchase 4 billion Swiss francs ($4.4 billion) in outstanding tier 1 and tier 2 securities as it prepares to replace them with capital instruments that satisfy new Swiss and Basel III rules.