BofA Cuts Fleet FX Desk

Bank of America has let go the Boston-based foreign exchange options trading desk at FleetBoston Financial in the wake of its recently completed acquisition of the Bean Town firm.

  • 16 May 2004
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Bank of America has let go the Boston-based foreign exchange options trading desk at FleetBoston Financial in the wake of its recently completed acquisition of the Bean Town firm. Fleet had a handful of traders in Boston, led by Suresh Krishnaswamy, according to officials. He could not be reached.

In Asia, meanwhile, John Poh, a foreign exchange trader at Fleet in Hong Kong, has been transferred to BofA's Singapore-based desk. Poh confirmed the move, but declined further comment. Eloise Hale, spokeswoman at BofA in Charlotte, N.C., declined to comment on individuals or groups affected by lay offs. The firm has announced a total of 12,500 jobs will be cut over the next two years, she said.

  • 16 May 2004

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 25,202.67 100 7.14%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.12%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,836.07 58 6.18%
4 BNP Paribas 18,395.95 105 5.21%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,048.72 104 5.11%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%