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  • EFSF’s return to ultra-long end stings duration hopefuls

    In its bid to, as one SSA syndicate official put it, "erase the ghosts" of its last visit to the far end of the euro curve, the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) has spooked what had been a supportive market with its second shocker in as many attempts, writes Lewis McLellan.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Non-banks eye opportunities in Irish, Dutch BTL

    With prudential regulators looking to take the heat out of the UK’s buy-to-let market, and the non-bank segment already crowded, some alternative lenders such as private equity firms are targeting opportunities in nascent markets in Ireland and the Netherlands. David Bell reports.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Le Pen risk drives rift in CDS mart

    Since December, 2017 has been hyped by market participants as the year of political risk, but this was the week when talk turned to action as French election race bit Europe’s CDS market. Ross Lancaster reports.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • A whole new world for GCC sov funding as oil ticks up

    GCC sovereign issuance began in earnest this week with Bahrain raising $600m and Oman mandating banks for a triple tranche deal. As Virginia Furness reports, the two deals mark the beginning of what will be a defining year for the region’s borrowers in the international capital markets.

    • 23 Feb 2017

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  • UniCredit rights issue flies in biggest ECM deal for eight years

    UniCredit, the largest bank in Italy, has won a 99.8% take-up for its €13bn rights issue, in a sign of confidence in the institution and the turnaround plan of its CEO Jean-Pierre Mustier.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Barclays sucks up CIB profit dip to pay bonuses earlier

    Barclays showed some quality on Thursday, beating the Street’s estimates on capital and profit after extraordinary charges. The bank rode the wave of surging trade volumes in the fourth quarter and a strengthening dollar, but investment banking outperformed as well. Best of all, for its bankers, the firm said it was bringing forward bonus payments.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Harris stamps mark with Morgan Stanley DCM revamp

    Morgan Stanley has overhauled its EMEA DCM operation after Piers Harris took over as the regional head. The bank has launched a 'senior coverage team' and appointed one of its FIG co-heads to run it.

    • 21 Feb 2017


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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 62,591.98 254 8.02%
2 Citi 61,005.69 220 7.81%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,608.72 174 7.51%
4 Barclays 54,439.39 163 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 46,279.46 130 5.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,631.43 12 11.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,575.12 14 6.62%
3 Citi 3,984.96 10 5.76%
4 Commerzbank Group 3,849.81 7 5.57%
5 HSBC 3,720.28 13 5.38%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 1,774.56 8 9.26%
2 Morgan Stanley 1,728.90 15 9.02%
3 JPMorgan 1,456.77 11 7.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,450.69 9 7.57%
5 UBS 1,317.06 9 6.87%