The Naked Broker: There’s no business like no business

Summertime and the broking ain’t easy. My stocks aren’t jumping, only expenses are high. The trading floor here at Buckets-R-Us, purveyors of securities to the hoi polloi, is starting to resemble the Raft of the Medusa as the Naked Broker and colleagues float off into oblivion, wilting and perishing in The Great Heat.

  • By The Naked Broker
  • 16 May 2008

Shimmering on the horizon in the background, now distant specks, are the Walls of Indifference, rising up sheer to the unassailable Citadel of the Hedge Fund Manager.

As the song goes, "there’s no business like no business". At Buckets-R-Us there’s no business at all.

The only orders that ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 22,118.13 61 9.00%
2 Barclays 20,987.41 55 8.54%
3 JPMorgan 17,406.75 53 7.08%
4 HSBC 16,333.52 48 6.64%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,454.74 49 6.29%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%