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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
  • 15 Dec 2014
1 HSBC 56,117.76 375 0.00%
2 Citi 53,491.58 262 0.00%
3 JPMorgan 44,775.25 198 0.00%
4 Deutsche Bank 38,011.99 191 0.00%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,211.42 161 0.00%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 Citi 14,288.41 68 11.21%
2 JPMorgan 12,935.12 42 10.15%
3 HSBC 12,835.97 51 10.07%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,403.93 48 9.73%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,517.47 34 7.47%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 Citi 16,752.38 67 13.01%
2 JPMorgan 14,548.65 44 11.30%
3 HSBC 11,316.87 51 8.79%
4 Deutsche Bank 10,656.46 43 8.27%
5 Barclays 10,308.11 32 8.00%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Dec 2014
1 Goldman Sachs 456.70 140 8.22%
2 JPMorgan 426.86 121 7.68%
3 Deutsche Bank 350.49 116 6.31%
4 Lazard 337.21 149 6.07%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 336.56 94 6.06%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 ING 2,397.83 22 9.80%
2 UniCredit 2,192.69 18 8.96%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,756.32 12 7.17%
4 RBS 1,692.14 6 6.91%
5 Citi 1,541.94 14 6.30%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Dec 2014
1 Standard Chartered Bank 4,058.36 45 5.00%
2 Deutsche Bank 3,449.93 51 4.25%
3 HSBC 3,375.26 39 4.16%
4 AXIS Bank 3,089.53 83 3.81%
5 ICICI Bank 2,316.12 60 2.86%