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  • P&M Notebook: fixing the roof while the sun shines

    Credit Suisse has been no stranger to disappointment in the past year, thanks to a savage series of business cuts and an equally savage banking and markets backdrop for much of the year. But now, things are looking up.

    • 20 Feb 2017
  • P&M Notebook: haves and have-nots

    Europe’s banks seem to be increasingly split into the distressed and the merely dull, with investors unwilling to give much credence to either group.

    • 13 Feb 2017
  • P&M Notebook: tide of crazy hits bank regulation

    What’s happening in Washington DC right now seems bad and dangerous for a bunch of reasons, mostly reasons that GlobalCapital doesn’t claim any expertise in. We are but humble financial scribes, but now the ascendant Republicans are on our turf too.

    • 06 Feb 2017
  • P&M Notebook: the new HSBC?

    HSBC, despite riding high in the bond league tables, has never had a reputation for being the fiercest global investment bank on the Street. Is that changing?

    • 30 Jan 2017
  • P&M Notebook: Buy-side the new banking as bonuses bomb

    Much attention this week was focused on politics, again. UK prime minister Theresa May’s speech, offered some measure of Brexit clarity, and all watched for figurative fireworks at Donald Trump's inauguration as US president on Friday. But there were a few hints about the future of investment banking smuggled in with all the geopolitics.

    • 23 Jan 2017
  • 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
  • P&M Notebook: an RBS revival?

    Few banks have been knocked about like RBS — or, since the beginning of the month, ‘NatWest Markets’. So for the beaten up British firm to be making statement hires again is a surprise indeed.

    • 19 Dec 2016
  • P&M Notebook: Suisse cheese

    You can’t fault Credit Suisse’s determination, or at least, that of its chief executive, Tidjane Thiam. But each time he sets a tougher target, the world gets tougher still.

    • 12 Dec 2016
  • P&M Notebook: Windows

    It’s outlook season for hardworking market hacks and the word of the moment is “windows”, a phenomenon demonstrated all too well by the weekend’s political action.

    • 05 Dec 2016
  • P&M Notebook: comeback tours

    For regulation geeks, the pace of life is accelerating with the release of a whole package of new European banking measures — and maybe a final Basel IV before year-end. But what struck GlobalCapital this week was the string of senior DCM bankers returning to the market.

    • 28 Nov 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 62,591.98 254 8.02%
2 Citi 61,005.69 220 7.81%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,608.72 174 7.51%
4 Barclays 54,439.39 163 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 46,279.46 130 5.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,631.43 12 11.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,575.12 14 6.62%
3 Citi 3,984.96 10 5.76%
4 Commerzbank Group 3,849.81 7 5.57%
5 HSBC 3,720.28 13 5.38%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 1,774.56 8 9.26%
2 Morgan Stanley 1,728.90 15 9.02%
3 JPMorgan 1,456.77 11 7.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,450.69 9 7.57%
5 UBS 1,317.06 9 6.87%