September 2016

YES Bank Says Yes to USD 375mil Capital Raise via Private Placement

India-based YES Bank to Raise USD 375mil via Debt Private Placement in Several Tranches 28 Sept 2016 India's 5th largest private sector lender YES Bank (BSE: YESBANK, ISIN INE528G01019) announced the authorization of up to Rs 2,500 crore via several private placement tranches of long-term debt. The authorization equates to approximately USD 375mil. Last week, [...]

Newell Brands Exchange Offer: ISIN XS1389996882 and..

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) today announced that it has commenced offers to exchange the following senior notes first issued in a private placement 20 April 2016. (the “Exchange Offers”) up to: €271,851,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3¾% Senior Notes due 2021 (ISIN XS1389996882) (the “Exchange Euro Notes”), which have been registered under the [...]

Banks Looking To Blockchain Tools for Reference Data: Pain Trade

What's Next? Banks Explore Use of Blockchain Tools For Reference Data Management; ISIN, CUSIP, SEDOL.. (WSJ) 20 September--Some big banks are applying a bitcoin-style system to another technology pain point, the reference data identification tags attached to things they trade. Reference data includes securities identification numbers, including ubiquitous ISIN (International Securities Identification Number), CUSIP, SEDOL [...]

Industry Consortium Advances ISIN code Protocol for OTC Derivatives

FIX Taxonomy to Enhance Automation for ISO-friendly ISIN code Protocol Reference Data (Finextra) 21 Sept.The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) today announced plans to extend the functionality of the allocation engine for the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) for OTC derivatives to support the FIX derivatives taxonomy and other open-standard product taxonomies. The automated [...]

Fintech Firm HiPay (ISIN FR0012821916) Can Do PEA-PME Funds

FinTech Firm HiPay GROUP IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE "PEA-PME" FUNDS (NASDAQ) Paris, September 22nd, 2016, 5:45 p.m.- HiPay Group (ISIN code FR0012821916 - HIPAY), the Fintech company specializing in online payments, confirms its eligibility for PEA-PME funds. This eligibility complies with the Order n°2014-283 from March the 4th applying with the article 70 of the [...]

Blockchain Comes to World of Reference Data – ISIN

Can Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology Lead Reference Data professionals to the Holy Grail? Financial industry professionals having specific roles focused on administering reference data are typically found in a cubicle staring at a computer and managing the logistics involved with parsing, curating and tagging the various codes and acronyms associated with each financial instrument that is passing [...]

India Inc Raises US 10.68bil via Debt Private Placements in August

India Inc Companies completed US 10.68bil in Private Placement of Debt Securities; 375 Debt Deals Placed vs 272 in August 2015 New Delhi, Sept 2: India Inc had raised Rs. 71,165 crore, equating to US $10.68billion through private placement of corporate debt securities or bonds in August with proceeds to fund business expansion plans and [...]

Reference Data Update:The Evolution of LEI Codes

Panama Papers 'scandal' underscored the need for securing LEI codes for your financial service enterprise; LEI is a global regulatory issue, not merely a vanity tag. The universe of securities reference data code types across the global financial industry ecosystem seems to keep growing. Leading the pack are necessarily the ubiquitous and most commonly referenced [...]

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