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  • Law firms redraw the battle lines as variation margin rules drive RFPs

    The fast approaching March 1 roll out of variation margin rules for uncleared derivatives has prompted an overhaul of battle plans at major law firms, which are increasingly pairing up with technology companies, low-cost legal services firms and other financial services providers as competition mounts to secure big mandates from banks.

    • 08:30 PM
  • Market sees CLO credit quality as biggest issue of 2017

    US CLO investors, managers and analysts say that a dip in credit quality is the biggest issue facing the market next year, against the backdrop of soaring leveraged loan prices and rising rates hindering the ability of companies to pay off debt.

    • 08:15 PM
  • Real money crowd makes a beeline for Golden Bear

    Real money investors piled into Golden Bear 2016-2, a $115.33m deal from California-based Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) issuer Renew Financial, as buyers get more comfortable with energy efficiency bonds.

    • 08:00 PM
  • IHS Markit touts variation margin docs automation

    IHS Markit has integrated services offered by SmartDX, the capital markets division of Smart Communications, into its Counterparty Manager platform to automate documentation handling under the ISDA 2016 credit support annex (CSA) for variation margin.

    • 07:15 PM
  • Monte rescue falls flat with CDS traders

    Credit investors, whether in cash or synthetics, often welcome corporate restructurings by distressed firms. Job cuts, rationalisation of operations and, in particular, asset sales are usually regarded as bondholder friendly actions.

    • 05:45 PM
  • SSAs find tight prices, increased volumes in dollar mart

    A trio of issuers on Wednesday were able to tighten pricing or print above their minimum targets — or both — in another strong day for the dollar market.

    • 05:15 PM
  • Informa raises £715m to buy Penton

    Informa, the UK events and publishing company, has announced the completion of its £715m rights issue, which it launched in September to partly finance its £1.2bn takeover of Penton, a US competitor.

    • 05:00 PM
  • SNCF Réseau on track for first green bond

    SNCF Réseau will issue the first green bond ever from a European transport company on Thursday.

    • 05:00 PM
  • NRW breaks tenor record as EFSF wraps up 2016 in 10s

    A fourth issuer of the week has broken its record for longest dated syndication ever, while the European Financial Stability Facility wrapped up its 2016 needs with a trade that looked almost short end by comparison to the rest of the week’s euro supply.

    • 04:45 PM
  • Merck prints rare ultra-long clip

    US pharma giant Merck reached for a long tenor on Wednesday, in the process reopening the market for ultra-long trades as it issued a 20 year tranche.

    • 04:45 PM
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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 317,793.98 1355 8.72%
2 Citi 301,114.13 1092 8.26%
3 Barclays 259,580.63 846 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 258,842.43 934 7.10%
5 HSBC 224,273.23 905 6.15%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 32,854.00 58 6.73%
2 BNP Paribas 31,678.29 142 6.49%
3 UniCredit 31,604.22 138 6.47%
4 HSBC 25,798.87 114 5.29%
5 ING 21,769.65 121 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 14,633.71 80 10.23%
2 Goldman Sachs 11,731.14 63 8.20%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,435.23 48 6.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,229.95 42 6.45%
5 UBS 8,781.68 42 6.14%