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Wednesday's headlines, Financials edition

ILS market will "continue to grow to new heights" – Swiss Re Artemis

UK AND IRELAND

BoE regulator fears Brexit planning will strain its resources Sky News
Bank of England says Brexit transition desirable for UK, EU banks Reuters
Bank of England fears flood of EU firms could swamp its staff The Daily Telegraph
Banking watchdog warns of risks from 'cliff-edge' Brexit Financial Times
UK's top judge says government must provide legal clarity on Brexit Reuters
Bankers Hold Off on Dublin Decisions, Hoping for a Softer Brexit Bloomberg News
No bank applications as Brexit effect is 'limited' Irish Independent
Insurers under pressure as returns hit 25-year low Irish Independent

Allied Irish Banks
AIB's €2.8bn tax assets valued at 80% discount by UBS The Irish Times

Barclays
MOVES-Barclays hires Paolo Minerva to head sourcing for EU business Reuters

HSBC
HSBC plans Saudi growth thanks to kingdom's 'unprecedented' transformation Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group
MOVES-Lloyds names McDougall head of commercial real estate team Reuters

Metro Bank
BRIEF-Metro Bank appoints Martyn Atkinson as CIO Reuters

Permanent TSB Group
Morgan Stanley snaps up PTSB shares after slump The Irish Times

Standard Life
Standard Life hit by customer caution ahead of Aberdeen merger Financial Times
Standard Life chief brushes off outflows as merger edges closer The Daily Telegraph
Standard Life advances Irish hub plans amid Brexit fears The Irish Times

Towergate
Towergate's Jon Cawley to replace Matthew Scott as NFU Mutual claims head Post

Worldpay Group
Worldpay granted second deadline extension for Vantiv deal Reuters
U.S. card firm Vantiv to announce Worldpay deal Wednesday: sources Reuters

GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND AUSTRIA

Deutsche Börse
Schäfer-Gümbel calls for the replacement of Kengeter Handelsblatt

UBS Group
New bond issue: UBS Group issued international bonds for USD 2,000.0m maturing in 2023 with a 3M LIBOR USD + 0.95% coupon Cbonds
New bond issue: UBS Group issued international bonds for USD 1,250.0m maturing in 2023 with a 3M LIBOR USD + 0.95% coupon Cbonds

FRANCE AND BENELUX

AEGON
Aegon surprised with sale of Meeùs Het Financieele Dagblad
Aegon sells Unirobe Meeùs advisory group De Telegraaf

AXA
Business owner sentenced for fraudulent flood claim against AXA Insurance Times

Euronext
Euronext agrees new derivatives clearing deal with LCH Financial Times
DERIVATIVES-Euronext strikes clearing deal with LCH Reuters
Euronext holds LCH as its main counterparty for derivatives Het Financieele Dagblad

SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Banks call for more ECB financing Jornal de Negócios

Banco Santander
Blackstone seals deal for stake in Banco Popular property portfolio Financial Times
BRIEF-Santander sells Banco Popular's real estate business to Blackstone Reuters
Santander sells 51% of Popular real estate portfolio to Blackstone Europa Press
EU regulators clear Santander's Banco Popular acquisition Reuters
Santander Totta expects to change Popular brand in 2017 Jornal de Negócios

Liberbank
BRIEF-Liberbank signs deal with Promontoria Holding to sell Mihabitans for 85 mln euros?? Reuters
Liberbank sells to Haya Real Estate its real estate subsidiary Mihabitans for 85 million Europa Press

Novo Banco
Novo Banco has Lone Star to restore temporary liquidity shortage Jornal de Negócios
Novo Banco deposits to attract bondholders pay up to 6.5% Jornal de Negócios

ITALY AND GREECE

FAZ: Against the bad-paid Greek banks Naftemporiki
At the stage of completion are the restructuring plans of the systemic ones Naftemporiki

Banca IFIS
BRIEF-Banca IFIS Q2 net profit up at EUR 71.0 million Reuters

ChiantiBanca Credito Cooperativo
ChiantiBanca returns to profit in the first half MF

Intesa Sanpaolo
Intesa Sanpaolo destroys two legal grants MF

NORDIC COUNTRIES

Basisbank
Basisbank sells distressed loans to debt collection companies Berlingske Business

SpareBank 1 SMN
BRIEF-Sparebank 1 SMN Q2 NII up at NOK 521 mln Reuters

EASTERN EUROPE

Russia Readies $4 Billion Eurobond Swap in Face of Sanctions Bloomberg News
First aid upon impact by the influx: The Bank of Russia determines the ways to combat excess capital Kommersant
UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan takes aim at bank profits, calls for cheaper credit Reuters
Turkish bank lending to rise 16-18 pct this year, industry group says Reuters
Three Hungarian banks targeted by phishing attempts: central bank Reuters
UPDATE 1-Romania's central bank to alter policy to curb inflation Reuters

BANK JUGRA
Sberbank and VTB 24 paid 140 billion rubles to depositors of Yugra Banki.ru

mBank
mBank affirmed at 'BBB+/A-2' by S&P; outlook negative PAP

VTB Bank (Armenia)
VTB Bank (Armenia) unveils new loan product ArmBanks

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