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 Published 20.05.2015

Less bailout backing bangs bank ratings

Finance: Credit scores for BIL and several other Benelux banks took a minor hit after a big ratings agency said it expects less state support should European banks run into financial straights. One ... arrow

 Published 08.01.2013

Moody’s affirms Dexia unit rating

Finance: Part of troubled banking group Dexia has been given a stamp of approval after clearing a major reorganisation hurdle. Moody’s Investor Services has re-iterated its Baa2 rating--the ... arrow

 Published 09.11.2012

Dexia to get €5.5 billion more

Finance: The troubled Franco-Belgian banking group has received yet another round of government rescue funding. The Belgian and French states have injected a further €5.5 billion into Dexia ... arrow

 Published 17.10.2012

Newly independent bank gets boost

Finance: Two of the main global credit agencies have affirmed Banque Internationale à Luxembourg’s post-Dexia ratings. On Tuesday evening Moody’s Investor Services confirmed BIL’s Baa1 ... arrow

 Published 27.08.2012

Dexia BIL may need bailout

Finance: Dexia Group is likely to increase Dexia Banque internationale à Luxembourg’s capital reserves before the unit’s sale is finalised. In April Dexia Group agreed to sell 90 percent of the Grand ... arrow

 Published 19.07.2012

Fitch lowers BIL but affirms BGL

Finance: One of the major credit ratings agencies has downgraded Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, but maintained its grading of BGL BNP Paribas. Fitch Ratings lowered BIL’s score two notches ... arrow

 Published 11.07.2012

RBC Dexia downgraded

Finance: One of Luxembourg’s largest financial institutions has had its credit rating cut in the wake its takeover by one of its shareholders. Moody’s Investors Services, one of the ... arrow

 Published 28.06.2012

Final three DAM bidders

Finance: Dexia Group has entered “into final negotiations” with bidders for its Luxembourg-based Dexia Asset Management unit. “Three international investors are still in competition,” the ... arrow

 Published 07.06.2012

Dexia guarantees upped

Finance: The European Commission temporarily approved a €10 billion increase in Luxembourg, France and Belgium’s rescue of the region’s troubled banking group. The three countries agreed to boost ... arrow

 Published 30.05.2012

Dexia deal by July, says chief

Finance: Dexia Asset Management could have new owners in a matter of months, Dexia Group CEO Pierre Mariani said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday. Dexia has already received ... arrow

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