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  • US government cannot walk the Trump talk

    Wall Street workers hoping for a regulatory sea change under president Donald Trump need to adjust their expectations, as empty posts at all levels of government are set to hinder lasting reform.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Money for nothing: passive bookrunners are the least-bad solution

    Investment banking is rich in situations that seem ridiculous. The existence of passive bookrunners — banks paid fees for doing no work — is a prime example, but it’s the least-bad compromise in a difficult balancing act.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Washington lacks muscle for major regulatory change

    Wall Street workers hoping for a regulatory sea change under president Donald Trump are going to have to adjust their expectations, as empty posts at all levels of government are set to hinder lasting reform.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Dutch result no reason to ignore European populism

    Bankers around Europe are breathing easier on news that Geert Wilders will not be forming part of the next Dutch government. But why?

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • Loan margins: ground zero?

    Investment grade companies seeking bridge loans are sitting pretty. Banks have not lent at lower rates for decades, and there is little room for margins to go lower.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • Green securitization: an answer to several prayers

    If there was ever an idea whose time has come, it is green securitization. Action to green the economy is super-urgent, and progress so far has been worryingly slow.

    • 10 Mar 2017
  • Brazil is back despite upset markets

    Syndicate bankers often joke that Brazil issuing is a sign that it’s time to sell Latin American bonds, and a sell-off indeed began this week just as the sovereign was pricing its latest deal. But market jitters should not distract from an improving picture in the country.

    • 09 Mar 2017
  • Draghi's French dilemma

    The European Central Bank, after two years spent rewriting the central banker’s rule book doing “whatever it takes” to drive up inflation, is now in the tricky position of maybe having overshot. But while tapering QE is already on the cards, the biggest threat to the cost of debt in the eurozone for many years is closer than ever.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • Schuldscheine is growing up fast

    One big strength of the Schuldschein (SSD) market could become its weakness.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • Greek contagion, EFSF style

    Contagion from Greece’s never ending bailout saga was supposed to be a thing of the past. But the European Financial Stability Facility’s questionable 39 year tranche this week shows country still has the ability to hit the euro market — albeit by the back door this time.

    • 23 Feb 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 5,440.56 17 10.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,468.97 23 8.82%
3 UBS 3,742.72 17 7.39%
4 Citi 3,393.89 23 6.70%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,360.93 18 6.63%