Traders shrug off BlackRock bond threat

Bond market participants in the US have shrugged off the potential threat posed to investment banks by a new bond trading platform that BlackRock, the asset manager, plans to set up, on which investors could trade with each other.

  • 13 Apr 2012

It emerged in 2010 that BlackRock was planning such a system, but more details were reported this week and confirmed by the company.

BlackRock Solutions hopes to launch the platform this year and has sought clearance from the Securities and Exchange Commission. The idea, preliminarily dubbed Aladdin Trading ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,472.52 36 6.23%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,830.68 42 5.02%
3 UniCredit 6,825.82 54 5.02%
4 BNP Paribas 6,477.17 27 4.76%
5 LBBW 6,164.20 30 4.53%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 76,735.74 292 7.46%
2 Goldman Sachs 66,779.36 341 6.49%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,233.82 244 6.44%
4 Citi 64,774.47 386 6.30%
5 JPMorgan 62,619.72 299 6.09%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 58,377.98 212 10.75%
2 Citi 56,078.22 301 10.33%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,331.73 206 9.82%
4 JPMorgan 51,859.15 229 9.55%
5 Goldman Sachs 51,104.62 280 9.41%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,014.64 17 7.41%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,741.46 19 7.01%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.75%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.73%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,242.73 17 6.27%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,876.41 27 14.03%
2 Barclays 6,735.15 18 12.00%
3 BNP Paribas 3,779.92 18 6.74%
4 Credit Suisse 3,754.01 17 6.69%
5 Citi 3,502.60 28 6.24%