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Southpaw: Lazard lands Greek mandate as investment banks seek relevance with government work

A mandate advising Greece on a potential restructuring — understood to have been won by Lazard — is the highest profile piece of business going for bankers working for government clients. But governments everywhere are providing banks with a stream of advisory and capital markets mandates. It’s a tricky, low-fee business, writes David Rothnie, but is becoming essential in order for banks to stay in the flow of investment banking

  • 30 Apr 2010

For all the problems engulfing the Hellenic Republic, the country has yet to appoint an investment bank to advise it on its negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. Or has it?

While mandating an adviser could send the wrong signals — such that the country is seriously considering a ...

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2 Barclays 234,653.49 808 7.28%
3 Deutsche Bank 230,967.73 925 7.16%
4 Citi 228,452.88 872 7.08%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 222,858.56 797 6.91%

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1 BNP Paribas 43,029.37 176 7.81%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28,908.16 119 5.25%
3 Barclays 27,675.38 104 5.02%
4 HSBC 26,396.27 153 4.79%
5 RBS 24,957.38 97 4.53%

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1 JPMorgan 23,277.24 110 9.53%
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3 Deutsche Bank 20,182.44 72 8.26%
4 UBS 18,830.85 76 7.71%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,384.22 64 7.53%