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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
  • 02 Mar 2015
1 HSBC 7,822.99 46 10.85%
2 Citi 7,243.90 28 10.05%
3 JPMorgan 5,529.51 24 7.67%
4 Morgan Stanley 5,107.08 12 7.09%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,059.04 30 7.02%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Mar 2015
1 Morgan Stanley 4,077.77 5 0.00%
2 HSBC 2,498.63 6 0.00%
3 Citi 2,158.06 6 0.00%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,148.28 5 0.00%
5 BBVA 1,735.39 3 0.00%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Mar 2015
1 Citi 2,033.46 9 13.80%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,462.06 4 9.92%
3 BNP Paribas 1,385.46 3 9.40%
4 Deutsche Bank 992.66 6 6.74%
5 JPMorgan 824.51 2 5.60%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Mar 2015
1 Lazard 122.65 22 0.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 102.15 20 0.00%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 97.67 18 0.00%
4 Citi 97.25 17 0.00%
5 Deutsche Bank 97.18 17 0.00%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Mar 2015
1 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 24.80 1 100.00%
Subtotal 24.80 1 100.00%
Total 24.80 1 100.00%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 04 Mar 2015
1 AXIS Bank 1,036.95 20 13.40%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 664.28 11 8.58%
3 Barclays 577.41 8 7.46%
4 Citi 555.73 5 7.18%
5 ICICI Bank 514.65 13 6.65%