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Emerging Markets

Thomas Cook flop shows Islamic finance limitations

The UK’s Thomas Cook Group has failed in its attempt to issue what would have been the first Islamic bond for a European company. The deal itself had big problems including an unknown bookrunner managing it and stormy markets to contend with. But the sukuk’s collapse also raises questions over the depth of the Islamic finance market and how open it is to non-local issuers.

  • 13 Jul 2010

The European follow-up to the first sukuk issue by a US company — a $500m Islamic bond successfully sold by GE Capital last November — has turned out to be a resounding flop.

UK travel firm Thomas Cook’s attempt to bring out the first ever sukuk by a ...

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Jan 2015
1 HSBC 4,876.32 17 6.23%
2 Morgan Stanley 4,353.81 8 5.56%
3 Citi 4,213.89 10 5.38%
4 JPMorgan 3,322.13 7 4.24%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,922.00 5 3.73%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Jan 2015
1 Morgan Stanley 3,570.49 3 30.44%
2 Citi 1,625.88 2 13.86%
3 HSBC 1,493.60 1 12.73%
3 BBVA 1,493.60 1 12.73%
5 Credit Suisse 1,334.25 1 11.38%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Jan 2015
1 JPMorgan 824.51 2 12.63%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 587.55 1 9.00%
2 KBC 587.55 1 9.00%
2 Erste Group Bank AG 587.55 1 9.00%
5 Barclays 577.34 2 8.84%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Jan 2015
1 Goldman Sachs 60.34 7 0.00%
2 Deutsche Bank 52.97 5 0.00%
3 Lazard 31.39 6 0.00%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30.21 4 0.00%
5 Citi 26.74 7 0.00%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Jan 2015
1 ING 3,380.05 26 11.78%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,960.06 15 10.32%
3 UniCredit 2,488.10 19 8.67%
4 Deutsche Bank 2,164.95 13 7.55%
5 Citi 1,842.43 15 6.42%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jan 2015
1 Standard Chartered Bank 307.53 5 13.68%
2 HSBC 160.61 3 7.15%
3 JPMorgan 139.69 2 6.21%
3 Citi 139.69 2 6.21%
5 ICICI Bank 130.11 3 5.79%