During the Covered Bonds Award Ceremony organised by Euroweek on September 23, 2010 in Zurich, Compagnie de Financement Foncier received the award for « Best issuer of the year ».
This award underlines the relevance of its business model, its presence and proximity with investors. It also rewards the work and the commitment of CFF team.
The award for « best issuer of the year », a recognition by professionals.
Compagnie de Financement Foncier received at the end of the ceremony the most important and rewarding prize for a Covered Bond issuer: the award for the “Best Issuer of the year”. This prize has been awarded by a jury composed of professionals of the world of finance: investors, lead managers and financial markets professionals.
Recognition of the relevance of Compagnie de Financement Foncier business model.
This award rewards the constancy of Compagnie de Financement Foncier’s leadership on the financial markets and the relevance of its approach on diverse currencies since its inception in 1999. Its proactive refinancing policy permitted to develop a privileged relationship with the most important investors throughout the world (issuance companies, assets managers, banks etc.), key point of its success.
In 2010, Compagnie de Financement Foncier went to a new investors market in the USA under domestic format. In 2010 it is thus the most active issuer in the dollar domestic market with issuances amounting to USD 4.8bn.
« The award for best issuer, decided by professionals of the capital markets is the recognition of the robustness and of the relevance of its model. Since its inception in 1999, Compagnie de Financement Foncier displays a constant innovation supervised by a strict regulatory framework. It comes up to the significant increase of investors’ request throughout the world” congratulates himself Paul Dudouit, Vice Director of Crédit Foncier Financial Markets.