Deleveraging and demographics are stifling what the region needs: a revival of housing, job creation and corporate investment.
Investors would be more keen to incorporate ESG bonds into their portfolios if the yields were more attractive.
The central bank may have only just begun its bond-buying program, but it needs to start planning an exit strategy now to avoid the risk of another economic crisis.
Financial services firms UBS, Citigroup and Natixis are looking to undertake a $750 million offering backed by commercial mortgages.
Physical commodity trading and marketing company Freepoint Commodities has inked a credit facility worth $500 million.
Gain GTX, the institutional ECN offering of Gain Capital Holdings, has set up a new execution desk.
Natixis has appointed Henrik Wareborn as global head of commodities.
Highland Capital Management is seeking to sell its business that manages collateralized loan obligations in Europe.
French retail banking group BPCE is seeking to raise €1.25 billion in a sale of covered bonds.
Natixis has expanded its FX sales team in the Americas by appointing three senior executives.