The Naked Broker: Party like it’s 1929

Oranges are not the only fruit and oblivion is not the only refuge: there’s always the handicapped toilet. I spent long periods in there this morning, wrestling with a dogged hangover, enjoying the warmth and comfort, the impossibility of being fired (in there at least; out here, it’s odds-on), the infinite possibility for sexual reverie and self-interference, the antiseptic calm.

  • 24 Oct 2008

Drenched in contemplation, I gazed at the floor beneath my feet. I noticed a crack in the tiles, spreading outwards and taking on the shape, even to this atheistic mind, of a cross. It was a spiritual moment.

This is a message from God — whose existence I’d ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 22,118.13 61 9.00%
2 Barclays 20,987.41 55 8.54%
3 JPMorgan 17,406.75 53 7.08%
4 HSBC 16,333.52 48 6.64%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,454.74 49 6.29%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%