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  • Periphery loses gains as Tsipras talks tough

    Eurozone periphery sovereign bonds lost some of their advances from Wednesday morning, following the latest fiery comments by the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras.

    • 01 Jul 2015
  • IPO market a mess as Greek crisis worsens

    Only three days into the week, one can safely say this is the most trying one for Europe’s equity capital markets so far this year. But even as the count of cancelled IPOs mounts, some deals are still squeaking through.

    • 01 Jul 2015
  • Greece blocks SSA pipeline but deals lined up

    SSA bankers hoped on Wednesday morning an agreement on Greece’s economic reforms could be reached to unlock the public sector pipeline after the country fell into arrears with the IMF on Tuesday night with bailout requests and a referendum keeping primary market activity subdued.

    • 01 Jul 2015
  • FIG knuckles down to business after Greek hiatus

    After panic on Monday, a sense of order returned to the FIG market and while things are certainly much weaker and flows very light, traders are marking bonds tighter once more.

    • 01 Jul 2015

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  • Old Money: Greece's five defaults and counting

    If Greece defaults on its debts it will be its sixth sovereign default since independence in 1829. In fact, Greece was in arrears on its external loans in no fewer than 51% of the subsequent 180 years, Europe’s worst record by far. But in those past defaults does there lie a solution for the country's troubles today?

    • 24 Jun 2015

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  • Sorry Greece, your game of chicken has gone on too long

    The market reaction from Europe’s capital markets this week is far from what Greece’s government politicians may have been hoping for, after talks broke down this weekend.

    • 30 Jun 2015
  • ABS's potential powerful future ally in Europe

    More than half a year into the European Central Bank’s Asset-Backed Securities Purchase Programme, there are some in the market who are dubious about the impact the initiative can have on the European ABS market.

    • 30 Jun 2015
  • In praise of premiums in FIG

    New issue concessions of 50bp drew snorts of derision from some corners of the FIG market last week, but with Greece sending shivers down investors’ spines, the banks that paid up early may have the last laugh.

    • 30 Jun 2015

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Jun 2015
1 JPMorgan 201,791.92 788 8.93%
2 Citi 171,864.46 659 7.61%
3 Barclays 164,018.90 542 7.26%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 163,142.52 605 7.22%
5 Deutsche Bank 138,540.84 593 6.13%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Jun 2015
1 JPMorgan 21,361.13 46 6.91%
2 Deutsche Bank 19,293.83 77 6.24%
3 BNP Paribas 18,863.06 111 6.10%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 14,964.90 71 4.84%
5 HSBC 14,232.00 78 4.61%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Jun 2015
1 Goldman Sachs 15,847.20 51 10.26%
2 UBS 15,146.37 52 9.81%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,535.48 54 8.76%
4 JPMorgan 11,690.13 64 7.57%
5 Deutsche Bank 11,530.07 54 7.47%