BROWSE OUR ARCHIVES ACROSS THE DECADES

2000-2009   |  1990-1999   |  1980-1989   |  1969-1979


In 2019 Euromoney turns 50.

Our publication was founded in 1969 to cover the growth of cross-border finance. Over five decades, Euromoney has been there to cover every advance and every challenge along the way. We have prided ourselves on our ability to get to know the people and the institutions driving banking, finance and capital markets forward. What a 50 years it has been. 


2000-2009

Dr Mahathir   alternative           therapy

Dr Mahathir alternative therapy

October 01, 2003
By CHRIS COCKERILL

Contraversy has dogged Mahathir Mohamad's 22 years' dedication to making Malaysia a healthy modern economy.

Stan O'Neal interview: "It's powerful if you have an organization on the same page"

Stan O'Neal interview: "It's powerful if you have an organization on the same page"

July 13, 2006
By CLIVE HORWOOD

What lessons did Stan O’Neal learn from the restructuring of Merrill Lynch at the turn of the decade? What are Merrill’s plans in mortgages, private equity and asset management? And what continues to drive Merrill’s CEO forward? O’Neal reveals all to Clive Horwood in his first in-depth interview since becoming the firm’s chairman and CEO.

 

1990-1999

The plot that triggered Tokyo’s plunge

The plot that triggered Tokyo’s plunge

May 01, 1990

The soaring Tokyo Stock Exchange prevented Japan's Ministry of Finance from realising its ambition to restructure the country's smaller banks and securities houses.

The eve of destruction: The fall of LTCM

The eve of destruction: The fall of LTCM

November 01, 1998

Was it the summit meeting that saved world financial markets from Armageddon? Or was it the night on which Wall Street's crony capitalists, backed by the taxpayer, looked after their own - John Meriwether at Long-Term Capital Management? Whatever the interpretation, fear was in the air, and there wasn't much time to philosophize.

More than just champagne and peacocks

More than just champagne and peacocks

February 01, 1998

To many of the small family-owned firms of Switzerland's Lac Léman, private banking is still all about providing a discreet service to those old-money Europeans who still have time to contemplate their investments amid champagne corks and peacocks.

Back to the brink

Back to the brink

September 01, 1992

In July, debt restructuring committee chairman Bill Rhodes described the signing of agreement in principle on a Brazilian Brady plan as the end of the Latin American debt crisis – a month later US bank stocks dipped 1% in a day's trading on fears that the plan would collapse.

The most macho game in town

The most macho game in town

May 01, 1991
By PETER LEE

In the first quarter of 1991, as European stock markets roared ahead by an average of 20%, the most profitable – and potentially the riskiest – game for equity brokers was the bought deal.

 

1980-1989

How they hunted down Palmstierna

How they hunted down Palmstierna

December 01, 1989

With his four wives and baronial castle, Jacob Palmstierna, chief executive of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, had long been a target of the gossip-mongers in Stockholm.

UAL: Inside the fiasco of the decade

UAL: Inside the fiasco of the decade

November 01, 1989
By PETER LEE

The best that can be said for Citibank is that it wasn't solely to blame for the most embarrassing deal in years; Chase, Salomon and Lazard should all bow their heads for their parts in the LBO financing that so nearly sent the world's markets into the abyss.

Inside the Kuwait Investment Office

Inside the Kuwait Investment Office

March 01, 1988

Secretive, aggressive, unpredictable and highly successful, the state fund managers of the Kuwait Investment Office (KIO) are among the world's most important investors.

The crash of ’87: New York’s inevitable test

The crash of ’87: New York’s inevitable test

December 01, 1987

Everyone within hailing distance of Wall and Broad streets on the afternoon of October 19 may have experienced the same feeling: that our lives had taken one of those profound turns that would affect us in ways we couldn’t yet know.

From the flames, a new market

From the flames, a new market

September 01, 1987

Are we about to witness the creation of a great Third World debt market? Will LDC loans be transformed into junk bonds and equities on a grand scale? Idle talk, some will say, but, in this special report, Euromoney argues the case for believing that a new market will soon rise like a phoenix from the flames.

The LBO craze flourishes amid warnings of disaster

The LBO craze flourishes amid warnings of disaster

February 03, 1986
By THACKRAY, JOHN

When Euromoney first pointed out the dangers of the leveraged buyout (April 1984) the fashion was new and exciting – too exciting, declared Paul Volcker, who subdued the general enthusiasm for a time, but the fashion came back, with complications explained in full for the first time here.

Investcorp: can Kirdar's gamble work?

Investcorp: can Kirdar's gamble work?

September 01, 1983

Persuading all the leading merchant families of six different Arabian and Gulf states to back the first serious investment bank in the region was some feat on the part of Nemir Kirdar.

Adela: the violation of the bond market

Adela: the violation of the bond market

September 01, 1981

Adela, the great Latin American dream that turned into a nightmare, has made history of a kind – its bonds are the first publicly-listed Eurobonds ever to be rescheduled.

The amazing career of Jose Rafael Trozzo

The amazing career of Jose Rafael Trozzo

June 01, 1980

Jose Rafael Trozzo swayed people in Argentina and around the world until his Banco de Intercambio Regional was shut down – how did he manage it? Steve Downer in Argentina and Nigel Bance and Julia Bright in Europe explain.

 

1969-1979

How the Qatar mandate was lost and won

How the Qatar mandate was lost and won

July 01, 1977

One year ago, Abdul Kadir Qadi, director of financial affairs to the state of Qatar, telexed 40 international banks inviting them to tender for the management of a $300 million loan, the state's first.

Play it again, SAMA

Play it again, SAMA

March 01, 1975

Almost overnight the fears that waves of volatile oil dollars would wreck the world's financial system have receded.

Recycling petrodollars to the Third World, part 2

Recycling petrodollars to the Third World, part 2

December 01, 1974

In the November issue of Euromoney, the author gave a bird's-eye view of some of the problems of recycling oil funds to Third World countries – here a compromise solution is proposed.

Recycling petrodollars to the Third World

Recycling petrodollars to the Third World

November 01, 1974

Borrowing on the Euromarkets to balance their oil payments deficits is not going to be easy for Third World countries because of all those industrialized countries who need the money just as badly and constitute better credit risks.

The Werner report

The Werner report

December 01, 1970

The Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Pierre Werner, chaired the committee on European monetary union and gave his name to their report.

Eurobonds: sturdy child

Eurobonds: sturdy child

On May 27, Weeden & Co, the New York brokers, started dealing again in convertible Eurobonds in London after a six-month absence.