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European ABCP Market Set For Continuing Solid Growth in 2001 Feb 01 Product Image

European ABCP Market Set For Continuing Solid Growth in 2001 Feb 01

  • ID: 1710167
  • February 2001
  • Region: Europe
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Antalis S.A.
  • Citibank N.A.
  • Commerzbank AG
  • Danske Bank A/S
  • Halifax PLC
  • Nordea Bank Danmark A/S
  • MORE

Abstract
The European ABCP market is expected to show continued solid growth in the year ahead following on the remarkable success of 2000, when total outstanding issuance soared a record 55% higher, ending at $90 billion versus 1999's $58 billion, based on Standard & Poor's assessment of the market. In terms of the market's profile, U.S. CP issued climbed a staggering 64.3% to $78.8 billion, up from $47.6 billion a year earlier. Market expectations that European CP issuance from Europe would accelerate were not realized as volumes here stayed virtually on par, ending at $11.22 billion compared with $11.15 billion the previous year (see table 1). Standard & Poor's assigned ratings to seven new programs last year, a slight dip from...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V.
- Citibank N.A.
- Danske Bank A/S
- Portigon AG (Unsolicited Ratings)
- United Kingdom (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Halifax PLC
- Commerzbank AG
- Nordea Bank Danmark A/S
- Paris (City of)
- Antalis S.A.
- Siemens Financial Services GmbH
- Viking Asset Securitisation Ltd.

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- The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V.
- Citibank N.A.
- Danske Bank A/S
- Portigon AG (Unsolicited Ratings)
- United Kingdom (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Halifax PLC
- Commerzbank AG
- Nordea Bank Danmark A/S
- Paris (City of)
- Antalis S.A.
- Siemens Financial Services GmbH
- Viking Asset Securitisation Ltd.

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