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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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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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2 Citi 194,151.45 730 7.61%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 192,861.64 689 7.56%
4 Barclays 184,157.59 602 7.22%
5 Deutsche Bank 155,176.64 654 6.09%

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1 HSBC 27,301.13 96 7.70%
2 JPMorgan 21,819.18 49 6.15%
3 Deutsche Bank 21,045.28 96 5.94%
4 BNP Paribas 20,579.57 122 5.80%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 17,373.89 77 4.90%

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1 Goldman Sachs 16,174.94 53 9.76%
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3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,896.22 57 8.39%
4 JPMorgan 13,540.35 69 8.17%
5 Morgan Stanley 12,173.74 59 7.35%