How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

Blog can’t quite work out whether it is surprising that the majority of investment bankers polled last week hated Valentine’s Day, or completely unsurprising. On the one hand, bankers (speaking in strict stereotypes, of course) are happy for an excuse to flash the cash. On the other hand, most are also known for being able to make rational decisions.

  • By Will Caiger-Smith
  • 17 Feb 2014
As an empty consumerist festival one of the most cherished days of the year (for couples, at least) the annual Valentine’s love-in is traditionally a dine-out occasion — but plenty of you seem to have opted for the more frugal (and, let’s face it, infinitely more rational) option ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 313,852.39 1175 8.95%
2 JPMorgan 286,674.13 1305 8.17%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 281,869.72 974 8.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 214,547.99 704 6.12%
5 Barclays 205,147.76 790 5.85%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 31,971.88 102 6.87%
2 HSBC 31,940.18 140 6.87%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 29,065.55 82 6.25%
4 BNP Paribas 24,679.63 135 5.30%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,195.55 122 4.77%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 14,960.44 66 7.87%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,992.90 72 7.37%
3 Citi 13,566.56 83 7.14%
4 UBS 13,028.25 52 6.86%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,994.74 65 6.31%