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List of loans business of the Paris House 1823-1894

This list has largely been composed from information in A Century of Finance 1804-1904 by Jules Ayer. For many of these loans, no papers survive in the collections of the Archive held in London; papers for some loans will be found in the Archive collections held in Roubaix.

  • 1823 French Government 5% Loan, 23,144,516 F (£18,500,00). Contracted for by de Rothschild Frères; English subscriptions received by NMR.
  • 1824 Neapolitan 5% Loan £2,500,000. Issued by NMR, bond issued from de Rothschild Frères
  • 1830 French Government 4% Loan, 800,000,000 F (£3,200,000).  The price of issue was 102 F
  • 1831 Belgian 5% Loan
  • 1832 Belgian Government 5% Loan. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1835 Portuguese 3% Loan, £4,000,000. Contracted for by NMR  - dividends payable at NMR, Bleichröder and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1838 Belgian 3% Loan. Contracted for by NMR.
  • 1839 Loan to US Bank £900,000. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1841 French Government 3% Loan, 150,000,000 F (£6,000,000) The price of issue was 78.52 F. Contracted for by de Rothschild Frères, in conjunction with NMR
  • 1844 Belgian Government 2½% Loan. Contracted for by de Rothschild Frères, in conjunction with NMR
  • 1845 Northern of France Railway & Lyons, Paris, Lille, Valenciennes Railway, 150,000,000 F (£6,000,000) & 200,000,000 (£8,000,000).Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères; open lists of subscriptions. The Council of Administration comprises James de Rothschild, Nathan and Lionel de Rothschild
  • 1854 Eastern Railway of France Loan, 62,500,000 F (£2,5000,000). Issue at par, 125,000 Bonds of 500 F each, applications received by NMR
  • 1855 French Government Loan, 750,000,000 F (£30,000,000) at 4½% or 3% at the option of subscribers.  The subscriptions were divided 3,500,00 F at 4.5% and 205,000,000 F at 3%.  The price of the issue was 89.46 F and 63.23 F respectively.
  • 1856 Imperial Lombardo Venetian & Central Italian Railway Co. Concession granted to various Rothschild houses 
  • 1862 Russian Government 5% Loan. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1866 South Austrian, Lombardo, Venetian & Central Italian Railway Loan. Issued by NMR, de Rothschild Frères and M A Rothschild & Sons, Frankfurt
  • 1870 Russian 5% Consolidated Railway Bonds. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1870 Spanish Quicksilver Mortgage 5% Bonds. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères. Consignment of Almadén Mines produce for 30 years to NMR who are exclusively charged with the sale of it.
  • 1871 Lombardo-Venetian Railway Loan. Issued by NMR.The Paris house held 125,000 shares
  • 1871 Russian Government 5% Consolidated Bonds. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1871 French National 5% Loan, 200,000,000 F (£97,5000,000).  Issue price was 82.5 F.  The proceeds of this loan and the 1872 loan were applied to payment of the War Indemnity to Germany (remittances in Bills of Exchange). NMR, at head of group of bankers and financiers, guaranteed to maintain the stability of the foreign exchanges and thus greatly facilitated the payment of the indemnity.
  • 1872 French National 5% Loan, 3,000,000,000 (£97,500,000)  Issue price was 84.5 F . Applications received in London by NMR, Barings and Financial Agency of the French Government. The contract was signed in Paris.
  • 1872 Russian 5% Consolidated Bonds. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1872 Russian 5% Railway Loan – Cie de Chemin de fer Baltique. NMR not listed; but correspondence bewteen the St Petersburg Finance Ministry and NMR in papers held at RAL suggests both Houses’ involvement.
  • 1873 Russian 5% Consolidated Bonds. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1875 Russian Consolidated 4½% Bonds. NMR and de Rothschild Frères authorised to negotiate the sale of £8,000,000 (out of £15,000,000)
  • 1877 Hungarian 6% Rentes. Issued by NMR in conjunction with Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Vienna and Budapest.
  • 1878 Egyptian State Domain 5% Loan. Contracted for by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1882 Spanish Loan. Contract with de Rothschild Frères
  • 1883 Hungarian 4% Gold Rentes. Conversion carried out by NMR in conjunction with Paris, Budapest, Vienna, Frankfurt and Berlin
  • 1884 Hungarian 4% Gold Rentes. New Rentes issued by NMR, lists opened in Paris, Budapest, Vienna, Frankfurt and Berlin
  • 1887 Egyptian 3% Loan, £9,000,000 Guaranteed by various governments; coupons redeemable at NMR, de RF and Bleichröder
  • 1888 Egyptian 4% Loan. Contracted for by NMR, their Paris and Frankfurt houses and S Bleichröder, Berlin
  • 1890 Egyptian Preference 3½% Loan. Contracted for by NMR, de Rothschild Frères, M A von Rothschild, Frankfurt, & Bleichröder for the coversion or redemption of the 5% Preference Bonds, the repayment of the 4½ Loan of 1888 and to provide a sum of £E1,3000,000 for irrigation purposes and commutation of pensions.
  • 1890 Russian 4% Loan. Issued by NMR, lists also opened abroad
  • 1890 Russian 4% Consolidated Railroad Bonds 
  • 1891 Ottomon Defence 4% Loan. Issued by NMR, loan secured by Egyptian Tribute. de Rothschild Frères were listed as contractors to Imperial Iradé.
  • 1893 Egyptian State 4¼% Domain Loan. Conversion by NMR and de Rothschild Frères
  • 1894 Ottomon 3½% Loan. Issued by NMR. Dividend warrant payable at de Rothschild Frères