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
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 3,159.57 10 5.08%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,070.97 10 4.94%
3 HSBC 2,699.51 19 4.34%
4 Citi 2,488.13 11 4.00%
5 Santander 1,898.63 3 3.05%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 JPMorgan 1,996.18 2 10.15%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,898.63 3 9.65%
2 Santander 1,898.63 3 9.65%
4 Citi 1,397.59 3 7.10%
5 BBVA 1,248.61 1 6.35%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 HSBC 582.24 5 14.05%
2 Barclays 464.71 3 11.21%
3 ING 462.10 2 11.15%
3 Citi 462.10 2 11.15%
5 UniCredit 379.12 1 9.15%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 78.27 10 13.01%
2 Morgan Stanley 60.60 13 10.07%
3 Perella Weinberg Partners LP 48.25 3 8.02%
4 JPMorgan 48.18 10 8.01%
5 Evercore Partners Inc 36.27 8 6.03%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 ING 2,909.42 23 12.03%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,424.24 18 10.03%
3 UniCredit 2,132.63 19 8.82%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 1,330.27 8 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,132.89 9 4.69%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Feb 2016
1 AXIS Bank 404.90 4 34.78%
2 JPMorgan 179.19 2 15.39%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 165.98 1 14.26%
3 Citi 165.98 1 14.26%
5 Trust Investment Advisors 131.43 8 11.29%