Credit End User Of The Year

  • 08 Sep 2006
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Bear Stearns Asset Management

BSAM won plaudits for its smarts and innovation. Its credit derivative product company, led by Ralph Cioffi, was the first to hit the Street and sent competitors racing to investigate copycat structures. "They have a very good strategy and they're smart," summed up one collateralized debt obligation desk head.

BlueMountain Capital Management

Jeremy Barnum

Jeremy Barnum

The fund's traders have been active in the fledgling loan credit-default swaps market this year, pushing for standardization and documentation. The trading effort led by Jeremy Barnum, head of credit trading, it is regarded as the best on the Street at cash and credit-default swap basis trading. "They are far above anyone else," commented a CDS sales head.

Cairn Capital

Tim Frost

Tim Frost

David Littlewood

David Littlewood

Principals Tim Frost, David Littlewood and Robert Pierce Jones are noted as the heavyweights behind this still-young fund. It has a reputation for strong trading experience and for not shying away from complex structured deals, and it was the first manager to take on a public leveraged super senior deal this year. "By far the best road-showing outfit we have seen," said one investor.

Prudential M&G

Head of collateralized debt obligations Dagmar Kent Kershaw and her team managed the first rated equity CDO tranche with Lehman Brothers this year. Credibility with traditional asset managers also adds to their cachet, alongside good management and structuring skills.

Fortis Investments

Cian O'Carroll
Cian O'Carroll
Fortis, led by head of European structured finance Cian O'Carroll, is regarded as an up-and-comer and a creative collateralized debt obligation manager. The group, with Fortis Bank, issued the first long/short synthetic CDO squared this year.

  • 08 Sep 2006

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 5,440.56 17 10.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,468.97 23 8.82%
3 UBS 3,742.72 17 7.39%
4 Citi 3,393.89 23 6.70%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,360.93 18 6.63%