• The trouble with fixed income trading is structural

    The troubles of fixed income trading are still a proxy for the fortunes of the whole investment banking industry. Fourth quarter results from the major US houses suggest the Street will have had a strong year in 2016, giving senior traders a new lease of life and a good payday, while 2017 could be just as good. But the industry’s problems aren’t going away.

    • 17 Jan 2017

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GlobalCapital Leader

  • The road to TLAC is paved with innovation

    Rather than waiting for the final go-ahead from the authorities, European banks are becoming creative with their bonds in order to bring total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) issuance.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Lev investors must up deal term vigilance

    In the leveraged loan market, where pricing has plummeted, it was inevitable that issuers would push their luck with the terms of their deals. Investors must push back.

    • 12 Jan 2017

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by David Rothnie
  • No hiding place for Europe’s elite investment banks

    European investment banks are running out of excuses. The legacy issues that have dogged them since 2008 are finally coming to an end, meaning they can now devote all their energies to fighting back against their US rivals, which have gained a bigger slice of the European investment banking pie in each of the past five years. Failure to do so will trigger far-reaching questions about whether the decline can be arrested. By David Rothnie.

    • 12 Jan 2017

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Old Money

by Prof Richard Roberts 
  • Old Money: Barclays déjà vus

    It’s a back-to-the-future new year for Barclays as it forges ahead with its strategic repositioning — the latest moves in what feel like decades-long twists and turns into and out of Africa and investment banking.

    • 06 Jan 2017

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by Philippe Espinasse
  • The elephants’ graveyard

    Thirty-first of December was not only the last day of a decidedly subdued year, but also the deadline by which Credit Suisse bankers in London were allegedly asked to return the mobile phones issued to them by their employer. This is only the latest nail in the coffin of a profession once seen more as a lifestyle, but which has now become (almost) like any other, writes our columnist Clawback.

    • 04 Jan 2017

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P&M Notebook

  • P&M Notebook: Basel by the back door?

    With so many bankers hanging about waiting to be paid, there was scarce job swapping in the first week of 2017. But there are signposts for Europe’s new approach to bank capital, if you look hard enough for them.

    • 06 Jan 2017

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The FIG Idea

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MTN Leak Table

  • MTN Leak: A party fit for a king!

    The first social events of the year are landing in Leak’s inbox and beginning to fill up the yawning months of 2017 and keep us all sane. All work and no play makes Leak a dull read.

    • 12 Jan 2017

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Loan Ranger

  • Loan Ranger: Christmas spirits

    The holiday season kicked off at the Loan Syndicate Managers’ Forum’s carol concert in London last week and, as usual, Canon David Parrott delighted the crowd with another lively sermon — though one banker risked life and limb by questioning the quality of the drinks served at the Commerzbank reception...

    • 19 Dec 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 22,118.13 61 9.00%
2 Barclays 20,987.41 55 8.54%
3 JPMorgan 17,406.75 53 7.08%
4 HSBC 16,333.52 48 6.64%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,454.74 49 6.29%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%