LATEST NEWS: Bank Bail-In Extras Alarm Investors as Danske Eyes Debt

As Denmark’s biggest bank considers what sort of capital might be used to fill a new regulatory buffer, some investors are signaling they’ve reached their saturation point.

Danske Bank A/S (DANSKE) said last week it may use a variation of Tier 3 debt to add to a list of reserves that can be wiped out in the event of insolvency. The Copenhagen-based lender is one of the first to respond to new requirements that add to rules set by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Yet standards designed to shield taxpayers from bank failures may ultimately drive away the investors needed to take on that risk.

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