• CBOE sees record VIX futures volume

    The Chicago Board Options Exchange traded about 68,033 volatility futures contracts Thursday night, breaking a record it set in July for trading in non-US trading hours.

  • Enterprise lines up fleet lease ABS

    Enterprise Fleet Management plans to sell next week a $800m fleet lease ABS, which would be the second deal for the issuer this year following a $801m issuance in February.

  • ISDA determines Argentina CDS credit event

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s Americas Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee has resolved that a failure to pay credit event occurred in respect to Argentina.

  • DB completes first series of RMB option trades under SAFE

    Deutsche Bank has executed the first series of renminbi option trades for Mengniu Dairy, as well as other Chinese corporates based onshore, under new regulation from China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange, which became effective today.

  • Structured products strength lets SG shrug off equity downturn

    Société Générale’s strength in structured products and equity derivatives allowed it to record flat revenues for equities markets, against a backdrop of low volatility and lower volumes which has seen most other investment banks report drops of more than 10% in their equity markets divisions.

  • Natixis closes ‘bad bank’, registers strong growth in capital markets

    Natixis posted solid results on Thursday as it reported a 26% increase in net income, and confirmed the close of its ‘bad bank’ GAPC at the end of June.

  • Alexander Forbes uses greenshoe to bring last pre-summer deal to a close

    Alexander Forbes, the South African retirement fund firm that in July completed the last big IPO before the summer break began, said on Friday that the greenshoe on its deal had been used in full.

  • Greenland $500m three year 8.6x subscribed

    China’s Greenland Holding Group priced a $500m three year bond on Thursday after setting up a new MTN programme last week. The state owned real estate developer was met with a boisterous reception from investors and was able to tighten pricing by 37.5bp.

  • HCP Global woos US investors for $380m loan

    Cosmetics packager HCP Global is targetting a US syndication for a $380m financing, banking on a strong reception from a market that is happy ti invest into cove-lite deals. The facility is split into three facilities and has three banks at the top level.

  • Qihoo 360 triumphs over choppy markets with record $900m CB

    Chinese internet security provider Qihoo 360 Technology priced the largest convertible bond from an Asian ex-Japan issuer in four years taking home $900m on August 1 in spite of a challenging market backdrop.

  • RMB round-up: August 1, 2014

    In this round-up, quarterly RMB-denominated cross-border trade with China fell 2%, RMB deposits in Hong Kong also contracted slightly, while Hong Kong RMB remittances jumped nearly 20%.

  • Jingrui takes second shot at dollar debut

    Jingrui Holdings has brought back a debut dollar deal that was put on ice two months ago as a result of poor market conditions. This time around, the single B rated borrower is flanked by a larger group of bookrunners and came out with more generous initial pricing for the five year non call three on Friday.

  • Thai Reit to make Impact with $623m IPO

    Bangkok Land, one of Thailand’s largest property developers, has obtained approval from the regulator to go ahead with the listing of its real estate investment trust — the first for the country.

  • EOC to raise $150m through SGX secondary listing

    Oslo-listed EOC, which announced this month that it is acquiring the offshore marine operations of its largest shareholder Ezra Holdings, is looking to raise north of $150m through a secondary listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

  • IFC Devt doubles to HK$10bn with 16

    IFC Development has wrapped up a HK$10bn ($1.29bn) self-arranged club with 16 banks, doubling its fundraising in a repeat of a financing it signed in 2012.

  • Shanghai Electric mandates eight for debut

    Shanghai Electric Group is looking to make its inaugural issue in international markets. The local government owned enterprise will be meeting investors next week for a proposed dollar bond.

  • Safe adds Rmb7.3bn to RQFII programme in July

    China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe) handed out Rmb7.3bn ($1.2bn) of quotas to seven licensed Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) firms this month, with one getting its first ever quota.

  • ABC returns to Taiwan market with dual tranche Formosa

    Agricultural Bank of China Hong Kong branch (ABC HK) returned to Taiwan's Formosa bond market with a Rmb2bn ($324m) dual tranche bond on July 30.

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2014
1 JPMorgan 211,014.28 786 8.00%
2 Barclays 198,779.14 670 7.54%
3 Deutsche Bank 190,910.54 750 7.24%
4 Citi 184,833.75 681 7.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 172,658.98 609 6.55%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Jul 2014
1 BNP Paribas 30,731.58 128 7.53%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 22,312.48 83 5.47%
3 HSBC 19,860.98 105 4.86%
4 UniCredit 19,386.12 93 4.75%
5 Commerzbank Group 19,255.22 109 4.72%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Jul 2014
1 JPMorgan 19,788.15 91 9.16%
2 Goldman Sachs 19,506.73 60 9.03%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,418.04 61 8.52%
4 UBS 16,709.68 64 7.73%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,063.51 53 7.43%