The year of the long knives

The roll call of senior investment bankers sacked or leaving their posts this year is getting longer. The purges and departures may be cruel, but show that the industry is taking responsibility seriously, and sending the right message to junior staff.

  • 16 Oct 2007

Oswald Grübel from Credit Suisse. John Costas, Mike Hutchins, Peter Wuffli, Simon Bunce and Huw Jenkins from UBS. Thomas Fischer of WestLB.

Warren Spector from Bear Stearns. Osman Semerci and Dow Kim from Merrill Lynch. And now Tom Maheras from Citigroup.

Citi’s head of markets has walked, in what is ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 280,265.07 1033 8.97%
2 JPMorgan 255,894.98 1165 8.19%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 248,918.80 861 7.97%
4 Goldman Sachs 192,023.30 615 6.15%
5 Barclays 183,846.60 703 5.89%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,458.91 116 7.05%
2 Deutsche Bank 26,902.99 90 6.66%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24,997.04 70 6.19%
4 BNP Paribas 21,217.62 120 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 19,454.23 112 4.82%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,671.74 61 7.87%
2 Citi 12,076.06 76 6.95%
3 Morgan Stanley 11,899.85 66 6.85%
4 UBS 11,800.30 47 6.80%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,111.93 58 6.40%