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  • Credit super-bullish but some investors sense danger

    Fund managers have many different views on the likely path of interest rates, credit spreads and defaults — but they all agree on one thing. As one investor put it: “It’s going to be a very small door when everyone decides it’s time to get out”.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • SSAs set for pre-summer issuance rush

    Emmanuel Macron’s topping of the first round of the French presidential election last weekend drove the best euro funding conditions for months. Public sector borrowers duly piled into the primary market. With more political risk ahead, many are racing to be 75% done for the year by summer, writes Craig McGlashan.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Russians enjoy busiest week since golden era of 2013

    If any proof was needed that the “spirit of sanctions” has thawed in the capital markets, $3bn of Russian Eurobonds in one week should be it. Russian borrowers have had their busiest week by volume since the heady days of April 2013, and there is plenty more to come, writes Virginia Furness.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Crédit Agricole hints at enduring value of preferred senior

    When Crédit Agricole looked long term for a new vanilla senior bond this week, it shed light on the future composition of bank funding structures. As central banks start to close the doors to their funding schemes, financial firms are going to want good access to the liquid markets for both preferred and non-preferred senior bonds alike.

    • 27 Apr 2017

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  • Dealers sneak in tougher terms under cover of variation margin

    Global variation margin requirements have not created chaos in the market, but collateral is emerging as a battleground, with some dealers using the regulation as an excuse to tighten terms.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • JP Morgan raids Goldman for equities trio

    JP Morgan has given a fillip to its equities business in Australia and New Zealand, poaching three former Goldman Sachs bankers, according to a memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • People Moves in Brief

    RBC hires for FIG DCM - EM structurer leaves BAML - Gibbens escapes Investec by joining Imperial

    • 27 Apr 2017


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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 7,281.63 28 8.86%
2 Deutsche Bank 5,994.13 30 7.29%
3 UBS 5,678.69 26 6.91%
4 Citi 4,934.67 35 6.00%
5 Goldman Sachs 4,802.16 24 5.84%