Of Greeks and Geeks

One can only pity the Greeks: they survived for several millennia with the drachma but after just a decade with the euro they are tottering. Scaremongerers are talking as if we’re heading for "Our Big, Fat, Greek Divorce". It’s fortunate for the Greeks that they have thousands of years of history because it appears at present that they don’t have much of a future. They gave the world the Olympics but will they be able to afford send their athletes to London this summer? The Geeks made $100bn dollars from Facebook but the Greeks made nothing.

  • 25 May 2012
Gradually all of the euros that the ECB makes available to the National Bank of Greece are being withdrawn and hoarded as the population readies itself for a feared reintroduction of its own historic, worthless — and historically worthless — currency. In Mediterranean style, though, this is more ...

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2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
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4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

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1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
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4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%