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 11,393.91 58 6.10%
2 UniCredit 9,392.63 73 5.03%
3 BNP Paribas 8,680.07 42 4.65%
4 Commerzbank Group 8,017.52 51 4.29%
5 LBBW 7,853.79 46 4.21%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 101,227.56 407 7.05%
2 Citi 93,364.44 533 6.50%
3 Goldman Sachs 92,877.06 482 6.47%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 88,108.47 363 6.14%
5 JPMorgan 83,098.88 394 5.79%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 80,666.11 411 11.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 71,709.95 406 9.78%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,286.77 308 9.72%
4 Morgan Stanley 70,689.24 298 9.64%
5 JPMorgan 69,672.34 305 9.50%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.41%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.34%
3 BNP Paribas 5,467.55 18 6.32%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 5,313.69 20 6.14%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.59%

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 Barclays 9,461.63 27 13.12%
2 HSBC 8,882.01 36 12.32%
3 BNP Paribas 5,367.46 26 7.44%
4 Citi 4,542.03 36 6.30%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.00%