Why Goldman Sachs has delayed its sukuk

The continuing no-show of Goldman Sachs’s proposed sukuk programme has done little to dampen the rumour mill surrounding the issuer. The latest talk in the market suggests that the bank is taking its time to address concerns about the deal before returning to the Islamic market.

  • 16 Mar 2012
Islamic finance specialists view the proposed programme as a potential landmark. But while the endorsement of a high profile name like Goldman Sachs could encourage wider acceptance and provide a template for non-Islamic issuers to access a valuable new financing source, a failed deal could set back the ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 HSBC 4,946.45 21 6.58%
2 Commerzbank Group 4,025.24 24 5.36%
3 UniCredit 3,981.56 30 5.30%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,839.27 16 5.11%
5 LBBW 3,832.35 17 5.10%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Apr 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 35,449.67 139 7.74%
2 Morgan Stanley 34,987.32 115 7.64%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,660.24 106 6.26%
4 JPMorgan 26,590.60 127 5.80%
5 Citi 25,441.59 152 5.55%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Apr 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 28,331.16 93 10.52%
2 Goldman Sachs 27,492.42 121 10.21%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,356.59 95 8.67%
4 Citi 23,275.99 129 8.64%
5 JPMorgan 22,925.88 99 8.51%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,598.86 14 9.07%
2 LBBW 3,164.12 11 7.98%
3 BNP Paribas 2,664.21 9 6.72%
4 Commerzbank Group 2,654.38 10 6.69%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,428.94 10 6.12%

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
  • 11 Apr 2017
1 Credit Suisse 3,180.28 13 10.15%
2 BNP Paribas 2,841.61 13 9.07%
3 Barclays 2,669.79 10 8.52%
4 Citi 2,294.04 17 7.32%
5 HSBC 2,141.36 16 6.83%