UBS Hires Citi Star To Lead Combined Asia-Pacific Fixed Income

UBS plans to integrate its Asia-Pacific cash and derivatives fixed income desks in Tokyo and has hired one of the most prominent fixed income professionals in Japan to co-head the effort.

  • 30 May 2004
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UBS plans to integrate its Asia-Pacific cash and derivatives fixed income desks in Tokyo and has hired one of the most prominent fixed income professionals in Japan to co-head the effort. Michael Halloran, managing director and co-head of fixed income trading at Nikko Citigroup in Tokyo, resigned on Friday to become Asia-Pacific co-head of fixed income at UBS with Lee Knight. Knight was previously a managing director in fixed income responsible for the derivatives side of the business. Halloran and Knight could not be reached by press time.

Rivals said Halloran is a well-respected heavy hitter in Japan. One noted that prior to his managerial role Halloran was a top trader.

Halloran is said to be a partial replacement for Antoine Estier, managing director in fixed income, who transferred to London earlier this year to run emerging markets trading.

Daniel Cox, spokesman at Nikko Citi, and Kakuko Suzuki, spokeswoman at UBS, did not return calls by press time.

  • 30 May 2004

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 Citi 206,449.53 755 8.84%
2 JPMorgan 192,919.68 823 8.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 175,174.46 602 7.50%
4 Barclays 144,195.77 526 6.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 139,497.22 445 5.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 23,530.61 67 7.96%
2 HSBC 20,994.25 74 7.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,490.14 49 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 15,076.29 72 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 14,834.05 81 5.02%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 10,673.78 46 8.06%
2 Citi 9,632.20 60 7.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 9,310.79 46 7.03%
4 UBS 9,230.61 36 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,508.94 46 6.43%