Why Sigma’s survival matters

Sigma Finance looks likely to survive the credit crunch in which its structured investment vehicle brethren have perished. Should anyone care? Yes. Fire sales of SIV assets and losses on their debt may no longer have the same shocking power that they had 12 months ago, but the existence or disappearance of the shadow banking system, of which Sigma is a part, is a crucial element in tomorrow’s banking landscape.

  • 12 Aug 2008
Sigma Finance, the vehicle, run by London-based asset manager Gordian Knot, said last week that it has almost pulled off a feat that, last autumn, looked impossible. With $48bn of senior debt rolled or redeemed during the last year, it has funded itself throughout the credit crunch and ...

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 3,599.18 10 11.11%
2 HSBC 1,925.24 7 5.94%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,736.50 8 5.36%
4 Itau BBA 916.67 2 2.83%
5 Bradesco BBI 900.00 2 2.78%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 800.00 1 20.00%
1 Itau BBA 800.00 1 20.00%
1 HSBC 800.00 1 20.00%
1 Citi 800.00 1 20.00%
1 Bradesco BBI 800.00 1 20.00%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Standard Chartered Bank 295.00 1 32.24%
1 HSBC 295.00 1 32.24%
1 Credit Agricole CIB 295.00 1 32.24%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 30.00 1 3.28%
Subtotal 915.00 2 100.00%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 UniCredit 4,163.05 29 12.35%
2 ING 3,184.83 25 9.45%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,911.64 17 8.64%
4 Citi 2,741.75 18 8.13%
5 HSBC 1,822.32 18 5.41%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Jan 2017
1 State Bank of India 119.94 1 19.52%
1 Standard Chartered Bank 119.94 1 19.52%
1 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 119.94 1 19.52%
1 DBS 119.94 1 19.52%
1 Citi 119.94 1 19.52%