Merrill Head Retires, Another Joins BarCap

Merrill Lynch has lost two heads of equity derivatives desks in the last few weeks.

  • 22 Feb 2004
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Merrill Lynch has lost two heads of equity derivatives desks in the last few weeks. Olivier Deloire, head of EMEA equity-linked trading in London, retired and Agnes Lerouge, head of retail structured marketing, quit to join Barclays Capital. Lerouge reported to Joachim Willnow, head of the EMEA structured solutions group. Deloire reported to Simon Brookhouse, head of the global equity-linked group.

Market officials said Lerouge will report to Giles Rothwell, global head of investor solution sales in London. Rothwell and Kerry Goodwin, spokeswoman at BarCap in London, declined comment. Richard Creswell, spokesman at Merrill Lynch, confirmed Deloire's retirement, but declined comment on Lerouge.

  • 22 Feb 2004

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 357,043.08 1340 9.06%
2 JPMorgan 319,078.96 1445 8.09%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 316,666.04 1099 8.03%
4 Goldman Sachs 236,643.87 789 6.00%
5 Barclays 230,494.28 891 5.85%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 HSBC 34,591.50 163 6.58%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,293.84 117 6.53%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,293.04 95 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,578.61 168 5.25%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.56%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,745.92 80 8.86%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.32%
3 Citi 15,946.50 94 7.15%
4 UBS 15,487.17 60 6.95%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,053.61 76 6.30%