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Tuesday's headlines, Financials edition

EU 'shadow banking' sector unexpectedly shrank last year Reuters
REFILE-Latvia regains ECB representation after governor's suspension Reuters
A French ECB President Again? Don't Rule It Out If Germany Balks Bloomberg News
Crypto Wipeout Deepens to $640 Billion as Ether Leads Declines Bloomberg News
Funding for ICOs Drops to the Lowest in 16 Months Bloomberg News
Global warming could cost $2tn in lost productivity by 2030 — UN Financial Times


EU's Barnier Says Brexit Deal With U.K. 'Realistic' in 6-8 Weeks Bloomberg News
Pound jumps as Michel Barnier says Brexit deal 'possible' before November Sky News
Tory Eurosceptics fail to agree on Brexit plan B Financial Times
U.K. Brexiteers Are Bracing For New Fight Over EU Laws Bloomberg News
Insurers welcome government crackdown on 'cold call sharks' Post
IPT hike leads to £6bn tax windfall Post

Aquis Exchange
Aquis to set up venue in Paris because of Brexit Financial Times

Clydesdale tipped to start buying spree after investors back £1.7bn Virgin Money takeover The Daily Telegraph

Funding Circle
UPDATE 3-Funding Circle plans October listing in British 'fintech' first Reuters

Martin Blackwell to join JLT Re as a Partner, Capital Solutions Reinsurance News

Mobius Capital Partners
Mobius seeks to raise £200m for new emerging markets fund Financial Times

Transferwise makes debut set of profits The Times

Vannin Capital Holdings
Litigation funder Vannin Capital to float on LSE Financial Times


Aareal Bank
Aareal Bank buys Düsselhyp for 162 million euros Die Presse

Hannover Re
Hannover Re expecting stable P&C prices at 1/1 renewals Reinsurance News

Swiss Life
Swiss Life AM focuses on infrastructure risk L'Agefi

Swiss Re
Swiss Re sees long-term opportunities in changing market dynamics Reinsurance News
Swiss Re anticipating 'broadly stable' renewal rates, says CEO Mumenthaler Reinsurance News

ThomasLloyd Group
ThomasLloyd Hires Finance Director in Zurich

UBS Group
UBS rescue was unnecessary according to Peter Kurer
UBS launches World Bank sustainable debt product Financial Times


Ranking: a French pension fund second on the climate La Tribune
TransRe looks to bolster European presence with Luxembourg subsidiary Reinsurance News

Axa receives green light to buy the US XL Group for 15,300 million Expansión
AXA Liabilities Managers acquires SOVAG run-off portfolio Reinsurance News

Belfius Banque
Belfius will go public later: the reasons for a postponement L'Echo
UPDATE 1-Belgium postpones flotation of Belfius Bank Reuters

Caisse Centrale de Reassurance
CCR Re makes series of senior appointments Reinsurance News

ING Groep
ING is in danger of losing the role of banker in Amsterdam Het Financieele Dagblad

Natixis Investment Managers
Natixis IM creates a department dedicated to investment solutions L'Agefi

Verlingue Courtier d'assurances
The insurer Verlingue puts Italy in the crosshairs MF


Margarita Delgado takes office as first deputy governor of the Bank of Spain El Mundo
Spanish bankers gain weight in the City of London Expansión
Santander, BBVA, CaixaBank and Sabadell say they have contributed 14,500 million euros against the crisis Expansión
ECB bought 562 million euros in Portuguese debt in August Jornal Económico

Novo Banco
Novo Banco recruits McKinsey partner to lead digital transformation Jornal Económico


Tria explained why it will be difficult to carry out the reforms together AGI
Debt relief could stop if Greece strays from reforms, says Regling Ekathimerini
EBRD to invest more in Macedonia, Greece after name issue solved Reuters
Blockchain Island Dream Is 'Calculated Risk' Says Malta Leader Bloomberg News

UniCredit has a plan B on M&A MF
UniCredit minded not to exit Mediobanca pact in Sept - sources Reuters


Danish FSA Wants Eightfold Increase in Money Laundering Fines Bloomberg News
Sweden Wades Into Unknown Without Clear Path to Viable Coalition Bloomberg News
Sweden's centre-right opposition demands prime minister resign Financial Times

Danske Bank
Danske Bank to publish results of Estonia money laundering case on Sept 19 Reuters
Danske Punished by Investors Hungry for Facts in Laundering Case Bloomberg News

EQT Partners
Sweden financial investor EQT is considering IPO Handelsblatt
EQT Partners Is Said to Consider IPO as Part of Strategic Review Bloomberg News


Banks increased borrowing from the Central Bank Vedomosti
UPDATE 1-EBRD could buy stakes in Slovenian banks NLB and Abanka Reuters
Moody's warns of higher credit costs in Turkey Die Presse
Turkey's central bank under pressure to raise interest rates Financial Times
Finmin says EBRD needs new strategy for Romania Romania Insider

Pekao Bank Hipoteczny
Hogan Lovells advised Pekao Bank Hipoteczny on the issue of public mortgage bonds Rzeczpospolita

Santander Bank Polska
Santander rebranding to cost PLN 60-70 mln Warsaw Business Journal
Santander BP lender sticks to dividend commitments - CEO PAP

Vakif Katilim Bankasi
Cyber attack on Vakif Katilim Hürriyet

VEB can be capitalized from the reserves of the budget already in 2019 Vedomosti
Russia's FinMin says VEB needs 300 bln rbls of capital Reuters

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