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
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 25,385.87 103 7.10%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,023.57 59 6.16%
4 BNP Paribas 18,766.65 109 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,157.63 105 5.08%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%