• MTN Leak: All hail King George!

    Leak was fortunate enough to join the illustrious Citi MTN team for a smashing lunch at Boisdale this week.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • MTN Leak: Gorillas in our midst

    London’s MTN world was alarmed to hear the news that a gorilla had escaped from its enclosure and was rampaging towards(ish) Canary Wharf.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • MTN Leak: Market karaoke

    Leak would like to propose that the next bank to hold a party considers changing their plans to host the first ever interbank karaoke night.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • MTN Leak: Mediterranean temper

    David Morland of MUFG fame may have inadvertently sparked some diplomatic tensions on his desk this week.

    • 22 Sep 2016
  • MTN Leak: Gardening season

    With a late summer heatwave baking London, one MTNer will have more time to enjoy the weather than most.

    • 15 Sep 2016
  • MTN Leak: Upside-down abseiling

    This week’s Leak is brought to you by our Icelandic correspondent, Leakjonsson. All names have been changed to protect the guilty and, in the case of place names, because we can’t spell them.

    • 08 Sep 2016
  • MTN Leak: Volatile volcanoes

    The wait is finally over. Discover Iceland is finally upon us and Leak can hardly contain our excitement — although, worryingly, neither can the lava bubbling below Iceland’s ground.

    • 01 Sep 2016
  • MTN Leak: Too damn hot

    The heatwave making London so unbearably sticky has, it would appear, also afflicted the Europeans of the MTN market.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • MTN Leak: Olympics fever

    Interest in exotic sports and a streak of nationalism are burgeoning in the MTN market as Olympics fever takes hold.

    • 18 Aug 2016
  • MTN Leak: I can't believe it's not Margerin

    An eagle-eyed Leak reporter spotted a rather narcissistic term sheet typo this week.

    • 11 Aug 2016
  • MTN Leak: Summer time, and the living is... hard?

    A punishing summer schedule is taking its toll on a tired MTN market.

    • 28 Jul 2016
  • MTN Leak: London

    The sudden heatwave that struck London this week has caused many MTN bankers some serious distress.

    • 21 Jul 2016
  • MTN Leak: Thank God for football

    With the low interest rate environment taking its toll on the euro, it’s a good job we have the Euros to give everyone something to talk about.

    • 07 Jul 2016
  • MTN Leak: Deadly reptile on Canary Wharf

    A terrifying event struck fear into the hearts of London’s MTN community (the part of it that resides in Canary Wharf at any rate) this week.

    • 30 Jun 2016
  • MTN Leak: Spoilers and celebrities

    There were spoiler alerts on a grand scale this week, as TD Securities treated Leak and many borrowers to a shindig at Westminster Abbey on Monday.

    • 23 Jun 2016
  • MTN Leak: Drink up and repent

    It’s a party filled week next week around the Global Borrowers conference — but luckily for anyone that might feel guilty about a beer or two, there will be the opportunity to immediately repent.

    • 16 Jun 2016
  • MTN Leak: All the action's in euros

    The great and the good gathered for Commerzbank’s annual summer drinks reception in London on Wednesday.

    • 09 Jun 2016
  • MTN Leak: Awards for everyone!

    A spectacular GlobalCapital Bond Awards dinner brought much of the MTN world together under one, fairly spectacular, roof on Wednesday.

    • 26 May 2016
  • MTN Leak: Awards season!

    Excitement abounds as the capital market's premier social event, the Global Capital Bond Awards dinner approaches!

    • 19 May 2016
  • MTN Leak: Barclays FC vs. Leak Rovers

    A buzz of excitement surrounding an approaching football match is making Leicester City’s 5,000-1 Premiership triumph seem slight in comparison.

    • 12 May 2016
  • MTN Leak: Party competitions

    Despite the arctic weather, summer is approaching and the MTN social calendar is beginning to fill up.

    • 28 Apr 2016
  • MTN Leak: The horse’s mouth

    Quite how horses came up in discussion with DZ Bank’s MTN desk, Leak can’t say. However, once the subject came up, we had to let it ride.

    • 21 Apr 2016
  • MTN Leak: The Latin Kings of MTNs

    Leak had the good fortune to dine at Iberica with Santander’s self-styled “Latin Kings” of MTNs and their colleague Smit Acharya on Wednesday.

    • 14 Apr 2016
  • MTN Leak: Anyone but England?

    Crédit Agricole’s Ben Lamberg is excited, if not especially hopeful, for the coming weekend’s Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament.

    • 07 Apr 2016
  • MTN Leak: March 32nd

    London’s bipolar weather led to such frustration this week that several of the City’s MTNers were campaigning for a change of scene.

    • 31 Mar 2016
  • MTN Leak: McLamberg strikes again

    The mischievous Ben Lamberg of Crédit Agricole is the prime suspect in a crime perpetrated against an innocent Leak reporter on Wednesday.

    • 23 Mar 2016
  • MTN Leak: Going green for the weekend

    As London goes green for St Patrick’s Day, the Leak squad is lucky enough to have the chance to meet some members of the HSBC team for some Friday drinks.

    • 17 Mar 2016
  • MTN Leak: Thoroughly Thorrablót

    MTN bankers were treated to delicacies best described as unusual at Íslandsbanki’s annual Icelandic cultural celebration on Wednesday evening.

    • 03 Mar 2016
  • MTN Leak: Birthday disappearances

    Birthdays and doing one's duty meant a few MTNers were out the office this week.

    • 25 Feb 2016
  • MTN Leak: Multicultural cuisine

    MTNers are looking forward to food from all corners of the world in a couple of weeks.

    • 18 Feb 2016
  • MTN Leak: Six Nations gloom

    Developments over the weekend have cast a pall over bankers’ moods.

    • 11 Feb 2016
  • MTN Leak: Groundhog Day

    Groundhog Day passed on Monday and the Leak team, lunching out with bankers two days running this week, worried that we might have stumbled into the Bill Murray movie.

    • 04 Feb 2016
  • MTN Leak: Duvet day

    Monday February 1 is National Pull a Sickie Day, the day which traditionally sees the highest number of workers call in sick.

    • 28 Jan 2016
  • MTN Leak: Monkeying around

    The year’s social calendar is starting to fill up with plenty of exciting events to distract us from the terrible markets.

    • 21 Jan 2016
  • MTN Leak: An abstinent New Year

    Now that we’re two weeks into 2016, the majority of New Year’s resolutions are already distant memories, but David Morland has a stronger will than most.

    • 14 Jan 2016
  • MTN Leak: January got your goat?

    The year has scarcely begun and already the calendar is filling up with exciting events. Thorrablot, Íslandsbanki’s epic annual bash, is fast approaching.

    • 07 Jan 2016

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 317,793.98 1355 8.72%
2 Citi 301,114.13 1092 8.26%
3 Barclays 259,580.63 846 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 258,842.43 934 7.10%
5 HSBC 224,273.23 905 6.15%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 29,669.98 55 6.95%
2 UniCredit 28,692.62 136 6.73%
3 BNP Paribas 28,431.90 139 6.66%
4 HSBC 22,935.49 112 5.38%
5 ING 18,645.88 118 4.37%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 14,593.71 79 10.38%
2 Goldman Sachs 11,713.19 63 8.33%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,435.23 48 6.71%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,019.27 40 6.41%
5 UBS 8,763.73 42 6.23%