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Monday's headlines, Financials edition

EU Sees Taxpayers Funding Bank Bad-Loan Fix Within Current Rules Bloomberg News
Wealth funds question UK's future as EU investment hub Financial Times
Sovereign Wealth Funds May Sell Off U.K. Assets on Brexit Vote Bloomberg News
Sovereign investors raise property holdings, wary of UK on Brexit Reuters
Sovereign investors snubbing post-Brexit Britain in favour of Germany and the US City A.M.
Juncker rejects German plan to tie EU funding to democracy Financial Times
Brussels has bias towards big EU states says Noonan Irish Independent
ECB rejects appeal against hiring of Draghi's adviser Reuters
MEPs Slam EU Commission for 'Capitulation Over Deficiencies' in the Euro Sputnik News
Ten locations compete for EU banking supervision Börsen-Zeitung
ECB puts fee for discussion Börsen-Zeitung
Empty shells or letter boxes 'not acceptable' post-Brexit subsidiaries, EU regulator says Post
Insurtech Attacking Insurance Value Chain
Rates fall up to 10% at June 1st, "renewed vigour" seen in ILS: JLT Re Artemis


City threat to Saudis' $2 trillion oil float The Sunday Times
Investment Association tells Financial Conduct Authority: Firms eyeing float on London Stock Exchange must list at least 25 per cent of their shares City A.M.
May Won't Guarantee Not to Raise U.K. Taxes as Election Looms Bloomberg News
British PM May could axe Hammond as finance minister, appoint Rudd: Telegraph Reuters
Asset managers step up performance disclosures Financial Times
General election 2017: City braced for market jitters The Daily Telegraph
Pound Falls as London Terror Attacks Heighten Election Stakes Bloomberg News
Interest rate rise could ruin 80,000 businesses The Times
Retail investors losing patience with fund managers Financial Times
U.K. FCA Raids at Lowest Since 2008 Crisis Despite More Probes Bloomberg News
Brian Caulfield venture firm raises €114m in new share issue Irish Independent
Draper Esprit raises €115m to tap Brexit opportunities The Irish Times
Ireland Is Set for First Gay Prime Minister The Wall Street Journal
Varadkar becomes Irish PM-in-waiting in social, generational shift Reuters
Revived EU securitisation rules 'massive' boost for Ireland, says Hayes The Irish Times
AIB and BoI join Digicel lender syndicate Irish Independent
Hedge fund drives deal for Irish car finance firm Irish Independent
Dublin-based First Citizen refinances €158m of car loans The Irish Times
S&P maintains Ireland rating but warns that debt is still high Expansión
Anglo partners handed $650,000 Irish Independent
Insurers in row with BA over bill for cancellation expenses Post

Allied Irish Banks
Exchequer in line for €3bn when AIB floats but investors must still be wary of problem loans Irish Independent
AIB will pay no tax for 30 years after IPO, brokers told Irish Independent

Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland managers show confidence in housing market The Irish Times

Sale of Barclays Africa Group raises £16m more than expected The Times

Co-operative Bank
US hedge funds likely to stump up for Co-op bank The Sunday Times

Greenlight Capital Re

Greenlight Re appoints Simon Burton as CEO Post

Hastings Group
Hastings mired in Gibraltar tax battle The Sunday Times

HSBC is handing staff bonuses of up to £2,500 if they can persuade colleagues to move to Birmingham City A.M.
HSBC cash sweetener aims to entice staff to new Birmingham HQ The Guardian
HSBC Holdings plc issued international bonds for SGD 1,000.0m Cbonds

Legal & General Group
Rolls-Royce executive takes over L&G's prefab homes plant The Times

Lloyd's of London
LMA sets up committee to represent third-party capital at Lloyd's Artemis
LMA forms members' agents committee Post

Lloyds Banking Group
Noel Edmonds attacks Lloyds' payout plans for HBOS victims Financial Times

Metro Bank
UPDATE 1-UK's Metro Bank buys mortgage portfolio from Cerberus Capital Reuters
Metro Bank buys £600m of buy-to-let mortgages to boost growth Financial Times

Royal Bank of Scotland Group
RBS investors press bank's chief to increase offer in legal dispute Financial Times
RBS chief's talks with investors fail to produce settlement Sky News
RBS rebels set to fight on The Sunday Times
RBS settlement yo-yos as investors raise millions to continue battle The Daily Telegraph
RBS ex-boss Fred Goodwin faces court as shareholder talks fail The Guardian
RBS "diehard" investors race to cover their legal costs as trial date approaches City A.M.
Challenger banks criticise RBS business lending plan Financial Times
RBS issued international bonds for EUR 600.0m maturing in 2020 with a 3m EURIBOR + 0.43% coupon Cbonds

Shawbrook Group
Private equity group gets EU clearance for Shawbrook takeover bid Financial Times
Takeover consortium gets green light from EU to pursue challenger bank Shawbrook City A.M.

UK General Insurance
UK General appoints John Spencer as chairman Post
UK General technical director Simon Tate leaves the business Post
UK General parts ways with DFS and Argos furniture warranty provider Post


Swiss Bankers Elect Chairman of Employers' Association finews

Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank ignores U.S. Trump/Russia query: Democratic staffer Reuters
Deutsche Bank fails to provide Trump-Russia details, Democratic aide says The Guardian
Deutsche Bank's Baenziger not in bonus clawback talks: paper Reuters
Ex-Trader Linked to Deutsche Bank Is Aiding U.S. Spoof Probe Bloomberg News

Credit Suisse Group
Credit Suisse is pooling resources in a new business unit

Hanseatic Bank
Hanseatic Bank is pushing special income Börsen-Zeitung

Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien
Hauck calls Wolfgang Strobel Börsen-Zeitung

LBS Landesbausparkasse Südwest
Tilmann Hesselbarth leaves LBS Südwest Börsen-Zeitung

Cum-ex shops burden Portigon Börsen-Zeitung

Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie.
Litigation against the ex-board of directors of Sal. Oppenheim Börsen-Zeitung

UBS Group
UBS staff reacts skeptically to announced change
UBS: Tom Naratil again adjusts the salary system for his consultants
UBS is also fleeing with another service center
UBS AG, London Branch issued international bonds for USD 2,000.0m maturing in 2020 with a 3M LIBOR USD + 0.58% coupon Cbonds
UBS AG, London Branch issued international bonds for USD 1,500.0m maturing in 2018 with a 3M LIBOR USD + 0.32% coupon Cbonds
UBS AG, London Branch issued international bonds for USD 1,500.0m maturing in 2020 with a 2.2% coupon Cbonds


Dick O'Driscoll appointed as Axa insurance Ireland chairman The Irish Times

BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas fined over weaknesses in anti-money laundering controls Reuters


Moody's sees "negative" for the credit the modification of the Law of Banks and Foundations Bank Europa Press
Funcas sees bases "more solid" in the growth of Spain Expansión
Investment services companies increased their profit by 56% to March, up 65.8 million Europa Press

Banco Popular Español
Blackrock reduces its stake in Popular from 4% to 1.77% Europa Press
Spain's Banco Popular Studying Steps to Boost Liquidity Bloomberg News
Banco Popular head tells staff to stay calm, source says ECB meet planned Reuters
Spain's Banco Popular shares hit new low amid sale doubts Financial Times
Popular loses 38% of its value on the Stock Exchange in one week Europa Press
Solution for Banco Popular is a capital raise or a sale - Spanish govt Reuters
Banco Popular bonds climb from record lows Financial Times

Orey Financial believes Bankia will not buy Popular before a bailout Expansión
Bankia executes on Monday its 'contrasplit' of shares Europa Press


Liberbank's leadership calls unions on Monday to negotiate a new ERE Europa Press


After Monte Paschi, Italy's Other Troubled Banks Are in View Bloomberg News
Italy faces borrowing shock when ECB removes support, warns Pimco The Telegraph
Venetian Banks, staff will decrease by maximum 3,668 units Milano Finanza
Stop applications repayments 4 banks already liquidated 110 mln Il Sole 24 Ore
Maltese PM Muscat wins second term in snap election Reuters
EU mulling secret plan B for Greece, sources say Ekathimerini
BoG: Unchanged the new deposit rate, increased the rate of new loans Naftemporiki

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Mps: Rossi, now solid bank ANSA

Banca Popolare di Vicenza
RPT-UPDATE 1-Popolare Vicenza CEO says time running out as private equity shuns deal Reuters
Italy's Pop Vicenza warns of dire impact if no solution for Veneto banks: paper Reuters

Intesa Sanpaolo
Rosneft: ok Intesa loan subdivision ANSA


Exclusive: Norway's $960 billion fund wants banks to disclose carbon footprint of loans Reuters
Norwegian fund tycoons take stake in UK start-up Smart Pension Sky News
Consumer Council reviewer three banks for gebyrhop on visa credit card FinansWatch
Pressure on banks: Gebyrhop may mean a refund or imprisonment Berlingske Business
Købstædernes Forsikring develops new product with unemployment insurance for self-employed FinansWatch

Basis Bank owner gives CEO baton FinansWatch

Danske Bank
FSA criticizes Danske Bank for impairment of private customers FinansWatch

KommuneKredit issued international bonds for USD 1,000.0m maturing in 2020 with a 1.625% coupon Cbonds

SBAB Bank issued international bonds for SEK 500.0m maturing in 2019 with a 0% coupon Cbonds

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
SEB sells properties - new owner promises seven per cent. in return FinansWatch

Topdanmark's executives sell shares of 10 million. kr. Berlingske Business


UPDATE 1-Kazakhstan bank merger makes progress as more terms agreed Reuters
Russian Investors Could Consider Saudi Aramco IPO - Energy Minister Sputnik News
Russian central bank piloting digital currency schemes: TASS Reuters
Bank of Russia to Test Blockchain Technology for Cooperation With EU in 2017 Sputnik News
Russian Investment Fund Expects Investor Demand From Sovcomflot Privatization Sputnik News
The Central Bank introduced a temporary administration in the insurance company "Guardian" Vedomosti
Bankers allowed to take more than citizens Kommersant
Russia's Reserve Fund grows to $16.50 bln as of June 1 Reuters
Poland suspends operations of SKOK Nike savings & loan, files for its bankruptcy PAP
WSE turnover soars 65.7% y/y in May Warsaw Business Journal
Governor of Bulgarian National Bank: Bank Sector in Bulgaria Stable after 2014 Problems Novinite
Banks in Armenia increase lending to residents by 1.5% to AMD 2 179.6 billion in April ArmBanks
Romanian banking system, better capitalized than in Austria, France Romania Insider
Private pension funds reach EUR 7.7 bln net assets in Romania Romania Insider

Bank of Georgia

IFC invests $45 mln in Bank of Georgia's lari-denominated bonds Reuters

FHB Jelzálogbank
FHB says Hungarian cenbank has not yet approved takeover bid

NN Asigurari de Viata
NN Romania's life insurance wing appoints Pole as new GM Romania Insider


David Papazian named independent member of the board of Unibank ArmBanks

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