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EFSF Transfers €7.2 Billion to Greece for Recapitalization of the Banking Sector

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According to the press release by the EFSF, “The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) disbursed today €7.2 billion to Greece for the recapitalisation of the banking sector.

Klaus Regling, EFSF CEO said: ‘The funds transferred to Greece should help to create a healthy and functioning financial sector, which is a precondition for the recovery of the Greek real economy.’

This amount was transferred via a cashless operation in two separate series: €3.6 billion in 11-year Floating Rating Notes (FRN) and €3.6 billion in 12-year FRN.

Greece has now received a total of €48.2 billion in EFSF bonds out of the €50 billion committed for the recapitalisation of its banking sector. The EFSF’s total commitment for financial assistance to Greece is €144.6 billion, out of which €127.2 billion has already been disbursed.”

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PGGM Executed its Inaugural Cleared Securities Lending Trade

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Service providers are keen on getting more beneficial owners to participate in the cleared securities lending market. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Altitude Infrastructure Gets Financing on Haute-Garonne Network Project

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Altitude Infrastructure SAS inked a 25-year concession agreement and closed a debt financing package for the deployment and maintenance of an ultra-high-speed broadband network in Haute-Garonne. Haute-Garonne is a department in the south of France.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Guggenheim Partners Agrees to Acquire Millstein & Co.

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On July 11, 2018, Guggenheim Partners inked a deal to acquire New York-based Millstein & Co., L.P., an advisory firm formed by Jim Millstein. Millstein will become co-Chairman of Guggenheim’s securities business. Millstein & Co. will become part of Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking division of the company. Ronen Bojmel will lead the combined Guggenheim restructuring team.

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