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
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 18,859.47 96 5.78%
2 UBS 17,096.63 103 5.24%
3 BNP Paribas 16,125.84 71 4.94%
4 Commerzbank Group 15,763.40 95 4.83%
5 LBBW 15,321.72 85 4.69%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jun 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 58,230.82 220 7.33%
2 Goldman Sachs 55,991.98 263 7.05%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,362.34 188 6.34%
4 JPMorgan 49,807.13 231 6.27%
5 Citi 48,627.79 289 6.12%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Citi 41,583.09 217 10.04%
2 Goldman Sachs 40,848.76 205 9.86%
3 Morgan Stanley 40,750.32 150 9.84%
4 JPMorgan 39,863.64 165 9.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 36,689.19 149 8.86%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 LBBW 4,563.62 16 7.62%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,463.41 18 7.46%
3 BNP Paribas 4,287.01 13 7.16%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,637.13 14 6.08%
5 Commerzbank Group 3,356.64 13 5.61%

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
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 6,023.46 22 12.66%
2 Barclays 5,139.18 16 10.80%
3 Credit Suisse 3,558.82 15 7.48%
4 BNP Paribas 3,205.75 15 6.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,888.75 19 6.07%