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
  • 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
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 104,210.95 417 10.23%
2 Citi 99,111.89 557 9.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,929.57 429 9.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 89,025.14 390 8.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 85,770.72 496 8.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,864.50 15 9.10%
2 LBBW 3,164.12 11 7.45%
3 Commerzbank Group 2,832.12 11 6.67%
4 BNP Paribas 2,664.21 9 6.27%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,606.68 11 6.14%

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
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 Credit Suisse 3,180.28 13 9.74%
2 BNP Paribas 2,841.61 13 8.71%
3 Barclays 2,826.86 11 8.66%
4 Citi 2,294.04 17 7.03%
5 HSBC 2,266.36 17 6.94%