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  • Carige fights to rescue rights issue after underwriting fails

    Banca Carige, the Genoese bank, is struggling to save its recapitalisation plan, after failing on Thursday to launch its expected €560m rights issue, leaving its future in doubt. With several Italian and Spanish banks having collapsed in the past few years, market participants will be watching this latest test of Europe’s systems for dealing with faltering banks, write Jon Hay, Sam Kerr and Tyler Davies.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Fed flags online lending as subprime redux, but market hits back

    The ABS market was abuzz this week after a controversial report from the Cleveland Federal Reserve compared online consumer lending to the pre-crisis subprime mortgage market, drawing criticism from market players for its “inflammatory” assessment. But the report comes at a time of increasing loss rates on consumer loans and a rush by lenders to adjust their loss expectations, writes Sasha Padbidri.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Nigeria 30 year is barometer for frontier issues

    Nigeria’s plans to issue the longest ever sub-Saharan African Eurobond outside of South Africa will be a canary in the coal mine for frontier market issuers looking to extend their curves, according to EM analysts. Virginia Furness reports.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Too liquid? Upside tops risk, say Greece’s exchange leads

    A €30bn debt exchange by Greece’s Public Debt Management Agency began on Wednesday and should help the sovereign boost the liquidity in the long end of its curve, said SSA bankers. But some warned that liquidity cuts two ways, meaning the sovereign’s levels could be more sensitive to any bad news that comes its way — although those working on the deal feel the upside far outweighs that risk, writes Craig McGlashan.

    • 16 Nov 2017

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  • Niche currencies pitch issuers on MAR-exempt status

    Banks active in capital markets outside the European Union are using their exemption from the bloc’s onerous market abuse rules as a selling point to attract issuers, with the Swiss francs, Canadian dollars, and yen markets in particular focus.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Morgan Stanley scoops up Deutsche Bank SSA name

    Morgan Stanley’s SSA desk, which lost its head of SSA syndicate Andrew Salvoni to HSBC in August, has added a syndicate banker from Deutsche Bank.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • More banks drop euro primary dealerships

    Several banks have relinquished their roles as primary dealers for sovereigns, according to AFME’s latest handbook.

    • 16 Nov 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 390,564.78 1474 8.99%
2 JPMorgan 358,442.23 1626 8.25%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 344,395.33 1215 7.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 257,185.44 862 5.92%
5 Barclays 252,851.12 991 5.82%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 36,645.46 176 6.31%
2 Deutsche Bank 36,386.11 128 6.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,712.91 97 5.28%
4 BNP Paribas 30,600.75 184 5.27%
5 Barclays 30,394.96 86 5.23%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,398.51 94 8.80%
2 Morgan Stanley 17,329.08 90 7.13%
3 Citi 16,974.50 104 6.98%
4 UBS 16,643.68 66 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 16,179.39 87 6.66%