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Hats off to cafepress.com for jumping on the Lucy Gao bandwagon.

  • 01 Sep 2006
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Hats off to cafepress.com for jumping on the Lucy Gao bandwagon. As reported on a few blogs, the famous Citigroup intern whose email about a well organized 21st birthday celebration at the Ritz was circulated around the City and Wall Street has now seen that invite turned into a t-shirt line. With five different styles and a value t-shirt for only $11.99, you can't go wrong. Our favorite: "Lucy Gao kicked me out of the Ritz (I arrived at 9:01 pm)." ...And sticking with the apparel category, what to say about JPMorgan's former employee Gregory Halley? The former mailroom clerk stole more than $100 million in corporate checks before being caught with about 40 checks hidden in his socks, according to news reports. We're just left to wonder, how big are his shoes?...And finally, here's a bank we wouldn't mind withdrawing from. According to a Reuters' story, a roulette wheel pops onto the screen of ATMs at Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank in Japan, with a winning spin leading to a 1,000 yen ($8.50) payday. Last summer the bank launched on-screen slot machines, which also offered 1,000 yen or an ATM fee waiver. A spokesman is quoted as saying, "Using ATMs is impersonal and lacks communication. We wanted to add some fun."

  • 01 Sep 2006

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 358,291.38 1348 9.06%
2 JPMorgan 320,704.66 1461 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 318,128.31 1104 8.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 236,643.87 789 5.98%
5 Barclays 231,197.41 895 5.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 HSBC 35,007.57 165 6.53%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,880.53 120 6.51%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,805.65 97 5.93%
4 BNP Paribas 27,920.60 169 5.21%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 24,398.89 138 4.55%

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%