Southpaw: Credit Suisse takes European blueprint to US

Brady Dougan wants Credit Suisse to be the world’s most admired bank and it won praise last week for its landmark Coco deal as it continued to bolster its reserves. But he knows that, without the balance sheet of firms like JP Morgan or Bank of America Merrill Lynch, it won’t become a premier investment bank by aiming to be the biggest. Its challenge, writes David Rothnie, is to keep up the momentum that it established in the wake of the financial crisis.

  • 25 Feb 2011

Credit Suisse had a good crisis. It used the immediate aftermath to push through its new European investment banking strategy, overhauling its coverage model to match its existing product strengths in areas such as equity capital markets and leveraged finance.

This took the form of a recruitment strategy that ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%