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  • Raiffeisen leads way for synthetic securitization cure

    Synthetic securitization, long taboo with investors and regulators, could be making a quiet comeback as yield hungry hedge funds help banks find ways to increase capital and reduce risk weighted assets, writes Graham Bippart.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • 100 days of QE: ECB has created a 'wasteland'

    Summer may be in full flow but there is little sunny about public sector borrowers’ opinion of the effect of eurozone quantitative easing — with one worried about it creating a euro market “wasteland”. Tessa Wilkie and Craig McGlashan report.

    • 30 Jul 2015
  • SRI funds finding feet in emerging markets

    Once the wild west of finance, emerging markets had dodginess and defaults aplenty. Now ethical investors want socially responsible investments. But if SRI criteria are too strict there will be nothing to buy, writes Steven Gilmore.

    • 30 Jul 2015
  • Banks dive for dollars as rate hike looms

    European banks are being urged to use a wide open dollar market before the US Federal Reserve hikes rates later this year, with Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS already lining up dollar additional tier one trades, writes Tom Porter.

    • 30 Jul 2015
  • Global Derivatives Awards 2015 — the nominees

    It is with great pleasure that GlobalCapital announces the nominees for its Global Derivatives Awards 2015. The winners will be unveiled at a gala dinner in London on September 24.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Uralchem nears $400m four year deal

    Russian fertiliser producer Uralchem is in the advanced stages of syndicating a $400m four year loan and like other Russian deals seen this year, the loan is self-arranged, according to bankers.

    • 30 Jul 2015
  • Short-term LatAm bond panic ignores long-term picture

    Panic seems to have set into Latin American bond markets. Bids are disappearing, according to several traders and bankers, and volumes are well down on last year. But though market participants may need to readjust expectations, they should not be too disheartened.

    • 30 Jul 2015


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  • From Pontifexit to Grexit?

    The short term risk of Grexit might have receded, but nothing really looks solved. In nearly every currency union in history, once a sovereign joins a currency, it doesn't leave — except for the Pope.

    • 29 Jul 2015

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  • Another Greek election is the last thing the market needs

    Greece may be off most market participants’ radars for the moment. But with another election in the country looking increasingly likely, an already busy period for political risk could be about to grow worse.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Synthetic is not a synonym for bad in securitization

    Regulators, politicians and investors are right to be sceptical about synthetic securitizations as a tool for transferring risk. Pre-crisis deals were rife with confusing, and at times dishonest, documentation. But with the right approach, these deals can help banks reduce their risk and give qualified investors access to much needed yield.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Singapore should take a green leaf out of China’s book

    China is expected to introduce incentives for green bond issuance as part of its efforts to push forward its developing green bond market. Singapore should do the same, if it wants to bring its sluggish bond market back to life.

    • 28 Jul 2015

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 230,125.20 889 8.83%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 199,331.24 708 7.65%
3 Citi 197,447.07 750 7.58%
4 Barclays 188,960.20 624 7.25%
5 Deutsche Bank 159,479.32 674 6.12%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 HSBC 27,727.61 100 7.69%
2 JPMorgan 21,982.84 50 6.10%
3 BNP Paribas 21,419.13 130 5.94%
4 Deutsche Bank 21,038.50 96 5.83%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 17,624.18 80 4.89%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 UBS 17,011.43 60 9.97%
2 Goldman Sachs 16,393.06 54 9.61%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,330.10 59 8.40%
4 JPMorgan 14,207.16 73 8.33%
5 Morgan Stanley 12,306.41 60 7.21%