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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
  • Today
1 HSBC 16,961.93 95 11.21%
2 Citi 13,985.93 70 9.24%
3 Deutsche Bank 11,697.06 60 7.73%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,719.20 41 7.08%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,738.55 45 6.44%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 Morgan Stanley 5,282.86 11 15.60%
2 HSBC 4,667.97 12 13.79%
3 Deutsche Bank 3,569.22 9 10.54%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,286.42 8 9.71%
5 Citi 3,273.75 11 9.67%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 Citi 4,282.26 22 6.14%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,969.53 10 4.26%
3 HSBC 2,894.36 14 4.15%
4 JPMorgan 2,429.19 10 3.48%
5 Barclays 2,414.37 8 3.46%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 188.06 58 11.10%
2 Lazard 122.43 50 7.23%
3 JPMorgan 119.75 37 7.07%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 112.57 42 6.64%
5 Citi 111.38 40 6.57%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • 21 Apr 2015
1 BNP Paribas 330.67 2 9.81%
2 Deutsche Bank 242.09 2 7.18%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 236.04 3 7.00%
4 Natixis 198.92 2 5.90%
4 ING 198.92 2 5.90%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 AXIS Bank 1,988.55 43 5.30%
2 Trust Investment Advisors 1,393.56 39 3.72%
3 ICICI Bank 1,173.87 27 3.13%
4 Barclays 1,059.44 17 2.82%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 715.99 13 1.91%