The winners: GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2016

GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners of its Bond Awards for 2016. The results were revealed at a gala dinner at London's Guildhall on May 25. Thank you to everyone who supported the event by attending and voting in the polls that decided who were the best and brightest in bonds over the last 12 months.

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 25 May 2016
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Lifetime Achievement Award

Carl Norrey, JP Morgan

Sovereign, Supranational and Agency Bond Market Awards

Overall SSA Bank of the Year       

1 JP Morgan  

2 HSBC          

3 Citi

Best Contributor/Provider of Secondary Liquidity    - SSAs

1BNP Paribas

2 JP Morgan  

3 TD Securities

Best in Class for Giving Timely and Consistent Market Updates Helping to Inform on General Market Developments and Trends - SSAs

1 Goldman Sachs      

2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

3 Barclays

Best Regulatory Advice - SSAs

1 HSBC          

2 JP Morgan  

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Best Team for Depth and Quality of Experience in Difficult Markets - SSAs         

1 JP Morgan  

2 Goldman Sachs      

3 Citi

Creative and Useful Funding Ideas Including Currency Arbitrage - SSAs

1 JP Morgan  

2 Citi  

3 TD Securities

Provision of Swaps and Other Derivatives        - SSAs

1 JP Morgan  

2 Citi  

3 Crédit Agricole

Putting the Client’s Interests Before the Bank’s - SSAs

1JP Morgan   

2 Citi  

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Willingness to Extend Balance Sheet - SSAs     

1 HSBC          

2JP Morgan  

3BNP Paribas

Best House for Information on Investor Trends - SSAs

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2 Goldman Sachs

3 JP Morgan

Best sales expertise - SSAs

1 JP Morgan

2= Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2=Barclays

Most Impressive SSA House in Euros   

1 HSBC          

2 Barclays     

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive SSA House in Dollars 

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

2 Goldman Sachs      

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive SSA House in Emerging Market Currencies         

1 JP Morgan  

2 TD Securities         

3 Citi

Most Impressive SSA House in Non-Core Dollars      

1 TD Securities         

2 HSBC          

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive SSA House in Yen        

1 Nomura      

2 Daiwa         

3 Mizuho

Most Impressive SSA House in Sterling

1 HSBC          

2 Barclays     

3 Royal Bank of Scotland

Coming Force in SSA Banking     

1 BMO Capital Markets       

2= LBBW       

2= Bank of Nova Scotia

Most Impressive SSA House at Bringing New Borrowers to Market         

1 HSBC          

2 Goldman Sachs      

3 LBBW

Most Impressive Rating Agency in SSAs

1 Moody’s     

2 Standard & Poor’s

3 Fitch

Most Impressive SSA Banker — Syndicate       

1 Keith Price, JP Morgan     

2 Adrien de Naurois, Bank of America Merrill Lynch       

3 Lars Humble, Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive SSA Banker — Origination

1 Salvatore Aloisi, TD Securities     

2 Lee Cumbes, Barclays       

3 Raymond Seager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Rising Star SSA Banker     

1 Philip Hertlein, LBBW       

2 Sean Hayes, BMO Capital Markets          

3 Francois Planque, Barclays

Sovereigns, Supranationals and Agencies – Borrower awards

Most Impressive Agency Funding Team — Explicit Government Guarantee        

1 KfW

2 Rentenbank           

3 Export Development Canada

Most Impressive Agency Funding Official — Explicit Government Guarantee     

1 Otto Weyhausen-Brinkmann, KfW         

2 Petra Wehlert, KfW          

3 Leopold Olma, Rentenbank

Most Impressive Agency Funding Team — Implicit Government Guarantee       

1 Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten   

2 Kommunalbanken

3 Nederlandse Waterschapsbank

Most Impressive Agency Funding Official — Implicit Government Guarantee    

1 Bart van Dooren, BNG      

2 Thomas Møller, KBN         

3 Tom Meuwissen, NWB

Most Impressive Sovereign Funding Team      

1 UK DMO     

2 Spain          

3 Belgium

Most Impressive Sovereign Funding Official   

1 Pablo de Ramón-Laca Clausen, Spain     

2 Martin Duffell, UK DMO   

3 Cristina Casalinho, Portugal

Most Impressive Funding Team at a Region    

1 Province of Ontario          

2 Province of Quebec          

3 Land NRW

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Team in Euros      

1 ESM/EFSF  

2 European Investment Bank        

3 European Union

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Team in Dollars   

1 World Bank

2 European Investment Bank        

3 Asian Development Bank

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Official       

1 Siegfried Ruhl, ESM/EFSF

2 Laura Fan, IADB    

3 Sandeep Dhawan, EIB

Overall Most Impressive SSA Funding Team   

1 European Investment Bank        

2 ESM/EFSF  

3 KfW

Overall Most Impressive SSA Funding Official            

1 Siegfried Ruhl, ESM/EFSF

2 Petra Wehlert, KfW          

3 Bart van Dooren, BNG



Corporate Bond Market Awards

Most Impressive Investment Grade Corporate Borrower    

1 Anheuser-Busch InBev    

2 Royal Dutch Shell  

3 British American Tobacco

Most Impressive Corporate Hybrid Borrower      

1 BHP Billiton

2 Bertelsmann          

3 Total SA

Most Impressive Non-European Borrower in European Currencies         

1 Coca-Cola   

2= AT&T

2= United Parcel Service     

3 Berkshire Hathaway

Most Impressive Unrated Corporate Borrower         

1 Ferrari        

2 Iliad

3 Air France-KLM

Most Innovative Investment Grade Corporate Borrower     

1= British American Tobacco

1= Vodafone

2 Electricité de France         

3 Sanofi

Most Impressive Debut Corporate Bond Borrower   

1 Ferrari

2 Covestro     

3 EasyJet

Most Impressive Investment Grade Corporate Funding Team        

1 Royal Dutch Shell

2= British American Tobacco

2= Anheuser-Busch InBev

3 BP

Most Impressive Investment Grade Corporate Funding Official     

1 Fernando Tennenbaum, AB InBev         

2 Ian Chisholm, Shell           

3 Gary Admans, BP

Corporate Awards — Banks           

Overall Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets          

1 Société Générale   

2 HSBC          

3 Barclays

Most Improved Corporate Debt Capital Markets Bank          

1 Mizuho       

2 JP Morgan  

3= HSBC

3= Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

3= Société Générale

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Dollars     

1 JP Morgan  

2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

3 Citigroup

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Euros        

1 Deutsche Bank      

2 BNP Paribas          

3 Société Générale

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Sterling     

1 HSBC          

2 Barclays     

3= Royal Bank of Scotland

3= Lloyds Bank

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Yen

1 Mizuho       

2 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group   

3 Nomura

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Swiss Francs       

1 Credit Suisse         

2 UBS 

3 BNP Paribas

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Niche Currencies

1 HSBC          

2 Citigroup    

3= JP Morgan

3= Santander

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Hybrid Capital

1 JP Morgan  

2 Barclays     

3 HSBC

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Liability Management

1 JP Morgan  

2= Deutsche Bank

2= HSBC

2= Société Générale 

3= Barclays

3= Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive Corporate Bond Syndicate Banker 

1 Rupert Lewis, BNP Paribas           

2= François Bleines, Deutsche Bank; Stuart Montgomerie, Santander; Frazer Ross, Deutsche Bank

Best Bank for Boldness in Securing the Best Pricing for the Issuer – Corporates

1 Barclays     

2 Société Générale   

3 JP Morgan

Best Bank for Giving Timely and Consistent Updates to Inform on General Market Developments and Trends – Corporates    

1 HSBC

2 Barclays     

3 Société Générale

Best Bank for Depth and Quality of Experience in Difficult Markets – Corporates

1 HSBC          

2= BNP Paribas

2= JP Morgan

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Best Bank for Regulatory Advice – Corporates

1 Société Générale   

2 HSBC          

3 Barclays

Best Bank for Creative and Useful Funding Ideas – Corporates

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

2 JP Morgan  

3= Barclays

3= HSBC

Best Provider of Swaps and other Derivatives – Corporates

1 Société Générale

2 Barclays     

3 HSBC

Best for Putting the Client’s Interests Before the Bank’s – Corporates

1 Royal Bank of Scotland     

2 Société Générale   

3 HSBC

Best Bank for Willingness to Extend Balance Sheet – Corporates

1= Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

1= Royal Bank of Scotland

2 Société Générale   

3 Santander

Best Provider of Hard-Underwritten Deals – Corporates

1= Bank of America Merrill Lynch

1= Barclays

1= Deutsche Bank

1= Société Générale 

2 HSBC          

3 JP Morgan

Best Provider of Secondary Liquidity in Corporate Bonds

1 HSBC

2= Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2= Société Générale

3 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Best Rating Agency for Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

1 Moody’s     

2 Fitch

3 Standard & Poor’s


High Yield Bond Market Awards

Most Impressive High Yield Issuer in European Currencies           

1 Verallia

2 LeasePlan

3 Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (ICBPI)

Most Impressive High Yield Issuer in Dollars

1 Altice

2 ZF Friedrichshafen

3= Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

3= Virgin Media

Most Impressive LBO-Related Bond Funding  

1 Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (ICBPI)

2 Verallia       

3 Douglas

Most Impressive Funding Team at a High Yield Issuer         

1 Liberty Global        

2 Altice          

3= CMA CGM

3= Jaguar Land Rover

3= Schaeffler

3= Wind

Most Impressive Private Equity Firm at Using the High Yield Bond Market        

1 Bain

2 CVC 

3= Advent

3= Apollo

3= TDR

High Yield Bond Awards — Banks 

Overall Most Impressive Bank for High Yield Bonds

1 Deutsche Bank      

2 Goldman Sachs      

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive High Yield Banker      

1 Youssef Khlat, Crédit Agricole     

2= Uday Malhotra, Goldman Sachs

2= Ricardo Moreton, Deutsche Bank

2= Rahul Srinivasan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch       

Most Impressive Bank for High Yield Bonds in European Currencies      

1 Deutsche Bank      

2= BNP Paribas

2= Goldman Sachs   

3= Crédit Agricole

3= JP Morgan

Most Impressive Bank for High Yield Bonds in Dollars       

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

2 JP Morgan  

3= Credit Suisse

3= Goldman Sachs

Best Rating Agency for High Yield Bonds         

1 Standard & Poor’s

2 Moody’s     

3 Fitch


Medium Term Note Market Awards


Most Impressive MTNs Dealer    

1 JP Morgan  

2 HSBC          

3 Citi

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for SSA Borrowers    

1 JP Morgan  

2 HSBC          

3 Citi

Most impressive MTN Dealer for EM Borrowers       

1 Crédit Agricole      

2 JP Morgan  

3 Société Générale

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for FIG Borrowers    

1 HSBC          

2 JP Morgan  

3 Citi

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for Corporate Borrowers    

1 Société Générale   

2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

3 HSBC

Most Impressive Uridashi Dealer for SSAs      

1 Mitsubishi UFJ       

2 Nomura      

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive Structured MTNs Dealer       

1 JP Morgan  

2 HSBC          

3 Citi

Most Impressive Bank for Sourcing New Corporate Borrowers for the MTN Market   

1 HSBC          

2= Morgan Stanley  

2= Société Générale

MTN Awards – Borrowers

Most Impressive MTN Borrower           

1 ABN Amro  

2 World Bank

3 Lloyds

Most Impressive Sub-Sovereign Borrower, MTNs     

1 Walloon Region     

2 Land NRW 

3 Province of Manitoba

Most Impressive Emerging Markets Borrower, MTNs         

1 QNB

2 Akbank       

3 Banco de Chile

Most Impressive Sovereign, Supranational or Agency Borrower, MTNs  

1 Municipality Finance        

2 World Bank

3 KfW

Most Impressive Corporate Borrower, MTNs

1 BMW          

2 Engie          

3 Daimler

Most Impressive Financial Institution Borrower, MTNs      

1 ABN Amro  

2 Lloyds         

3 Rabobank

Most Innovative Issuer, MTNs     

1 Lloyds         

2 EIB  

3 Rabobank

Most Impressive Structured MTN Issuer         

1 World Bank

2 Lloyds         

3 MuniFin

Financial Institutions Bond Market Awards

Overall FIG bank of the year        

1 HSBC

2 Citi

3 Barclays

Most Impressive FIG House in Senior Unsecured Debt         

1 HSBC          

2 Barclays     

3 Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive FIG House in Capital  

1 UBS 

2 HSBC          

3 Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive FIG House for Regulatory Advice   

1 JP Morgan  

2 HSBC          

3 Morgan Stanley

Most Impressive FIG House in Dollars 

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

2 JP Morgan

3 Citi

Most Impressive FIG House in Euros    

DB      

UBS    

HSBC

Most Impressive FIG House in Sterling

1 HSBC          

2 Barclays     

3 Lloyds

Most Impressive FIG House in Yen        

1 Nomura      

2 Mizuho       

3 Daiwa

Most Impressive FIG House for Liability Management         

1 Deutsche Bank      

2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

3 Citi

Most Impressive Structured MTNs Dealer       

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch    

2 JP Morgan  

3 Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for FIG Borrowers    

1 HSBC          

2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

3 Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive FIG Banker — Origination          

1 David Sismey, Goldman Sachs             

2 Clive Self, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

3 Dan Fairclough, Barclays

Most Impressive FIG Banker — Syndicate

1 Armin Peter, UBS 

2 Derek Mills, Deutsche Bank 

3 David Loughran, Santander

FIG — Borrower Awards

Most Innovative FIG Borrower   

1 Crédit Agricole      

2 ABN Amro  

3= Swiss Re

3= Rabobank

Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Senior Unsecured Debt         

1 Lloyds

2 Rabobank  

3= Nordea

3= Swedbank

Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Capital  

1 Crédit Agricole      

2 Société Générale   

3 ABN Amro

Most Impressive FIG Issuer for Liability Management         

1 Crédit Agricole      

2 Barclays     

3 Alpha Bank

Most Impressive FIG Funding Official

1 Nadine Fedon, Crédit Agricole             

2 Waleed El-Amir, UniCredit   

3 Vincent Robillard, Société Générale

Rising Star FIG Funding Official         

1 Fadi Yakoub, Rabobank

2 David Kirby, Nationwide      

3 Aurelien Harff, Crédit Agricole

Most Impressive Rating Agency for Financial Institution Bonds    

1 Moody’s     

2= Fitch

2= Standard & Poor’s          

3 DBRS


Emerging Market Bond Awards

Most Impressive Borrower in CEEMEA            

1 Republic of Poland           

2 Republic of Turkey           

3 Alfa Bank

Most Impressive Borrower in Central and Eastern Europe 

1 Republic of Poland

2 Republic of Slovenia         

3 Republic of Turkey

Most Impressive Borrower in the Middle East           

1 National Bank of Abu Dhabi        

2 Kingdom of Bahrain         

3 DP World

Most Impressive Borrower in Africa    

1 Naspers

2 Tunisian Republic 

3 OCP

Most Impressive Borrower in Latin America 

1 United Mexican States     

2 Republic of Colombia       

3 Federative Republic of Brazil

Most Impressive EM (ex-Asia) Borrower        

1 Republic of Poland

2 United Mexican States     

3 Republic of Turkey

Most Impressive EM (ex-Asia) Financial Institution Borrower      

1 National Bank of Abu Dhabi        

2 Alfa Bank   

3 Emirates NBD

Most Impressive EM (ex-Asia) Corporate Borrower 

1 Teva

2 Gazprom    

3 Norilsk Nickel

Most Impressive EM (ex-Asia) Sovereign Borrower 

1 Republic of Turkey

2 Republic of Poland

3 Republic of Slovenia

Most Impressive Sukuk Borrower        

1 Albaraka Turk       

2 Kuveyt Turk          

3 Government of Sharjah

Most impressive funding official in CEEMEA  

1 Zeynep Boga (Republic of Turkey)         

2 Ozgur Erkovan (National Bank of Abu Dhabi)  

3 Marjan Divjak (Republic of Slovenia)

Emerging Market DCM Awards — Banks

Overall Most Impressive Bank for EM Debt Capital Markets

1.     JP Morgan     

2.     Barclays         

3.     BNP Paribas

Best for Giving Timely and Consistent Updates to Inform on General Market Developments and Trends – Emerging Markets  

1 JP Morgan  

2 BNP Paribas

3 Barclays

Best for depth and quality of experience in difficult markets – Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan

2 HSBC          

3= Barclays

3= BNPP

Best regulatory advice – Emerging Markets    

1 JP Morgan  

2 Barclays     

3 BNP Paribas

Creative and Useful Funding Ideas – Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan

2 Barclays     

3 Citi

Provision of Swaps and Other Derivatives – Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan  

2 BNP Paribas

3 Barclays

Putting the Client’s Interests Before the Bank’s – Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan

2= Barclays

2= BNP Paribas        

Willingness to Extend Balance Sheet – Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan  

2= Barclays

2= BNP Paribas

Boldness in Securing the Best Pricing for the Issuer

1 JP Morgan

2 Barclays     

3 BNP Paribas

Provision of Hard-Underwritten Deals – Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan  

2 BNP Paribas          

3 Barclays

Best Contributor/Provider of Secondary Liquidity   

1 JP Morgan  

2 Barclays     

3 BNP Paribas

Most Impressive House for CEE 

1 BNP Paribas

2 JP Morgan

3 Citi

Most Impressive House for Middle East           

1 Citi  

2 HSBC          

3 NBAD

Most Impressive House for Africa         

1 Barclays     

2 BNP Paribas

3= JP Morgan

3= Rand Merchant Bank

Most Impressive House for Sukuk         

1 HSBC          

2 NBAD          

3= JP Morgan

3= Citi

Rising Star EM house        

1 Société Générale

2 National Bank of Abu Dhabi        

3 Erste Bank

Most impressive EM Origination Banker         

1 Alexis Taffin de Tilques, BNP Paribas    

2 Stefan Weiler, JP Morgan

3 Trent Wilkins, Barclays

Most impressive EM syndicate banker 

1 Nick Darrant, JP Morgan  

2 Alex Karolev, BNP Paribas           

3 Hussain Zaidi, Standard Chartered

Rising star EM banker      

1 Borys Matiash, BNP Paribas        

2 Kirill Dikijs, BNP Paribas

3 Ahmed Abdulghani JP Morgan

Most Impressive Rating Agency for Emerging Market Bonds          

1 Moody’s     

2 Fitch

3 S&P

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 25 May 2016

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 397,752.90 1499 9.04%
2 JPMorgan 363,181.70 1645 8.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 348,228.35 1238 7.92%
4 Goldman Sachs 258,020.28 869 5.87%
5 Barclays 255,130.46 1004 5.80%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 41,871.90 183 6.88%
2 Deutsche Bank 36,549.85 129 6.00%
3 BNP Paribas 30,861.76 187 5.07%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,788.61 98 5.06%
5 Barclays 30,558.69 87 5.02%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,646.51 97 8.85%
2 Morgan Stanley 17,632.84 92 7.21%
3 Citi 16,974.50 104 6.94%
4 UBS 16,761.62 67 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 16,323.87 89 6.67%