Scholars look for way ahead after Goldman sukuk controversy

Controversy over attempts by conventional banks to issue sukuk remained the centre of attention in the Islamic finance market this week, with a 90 minute Shariah scholar panel discussion at an industry summit dominated by the topic of Goldman Sachs’s proposed $2bn programme.

  • 24 Feb 2012

The debate at Euromoney’s 11th Annual Islamic Finance Summit among eight of the industry’s leading Shariah experts followed reports (see EuroWeek 1242) that Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) had rejected Goldman’s deal as unacceptable for Islamic investment.

The panel included two of the scholars on ADIB’s Shariah board — ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 3,457.35 14 6.94%
2 Commerzbank Group 3,383.90 18 6.79%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,124.37 12 6.27%
4 LBBW 2,926.97 13 5.88%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,712.14 12 5.44%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 23,952.72 55 9.10%
2 Goldman Sachs 21,593.65 74 8.21%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,302.83 44 7.72%
4 JPMorgan 15,324.04 56 5.82%
5 Citi 14,173.41 67 5.39%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 19,674.67 36 12.60%
2 Goldman Sachs 18,755.13 60 12.02%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,433.07 31 8.61%
4 JPMorgan 12,571.42 38 8.05%
5 Citi 12,290.98 48 7.87%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Feb 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,728.11 10 5.02%
2 LBBW 2,154.63 7 3.97%
3 Commerzbank Group 2,105.32 7 3.88%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 1,987.58 8 3.66%
5 HSBC 1,572.51 5 2.90%

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
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Credit Suisse 2,309.08 6 7.45%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,499.19 8 4.84%
3 JPMorgan 1,236.52 7 3.99%
4 HSBC 1,133.72 7 3.66%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,034.32 6 3.34%