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  • Staley’s ‘good vibes’ power Barclays’ American dream

    Barclays has its tail up in the Americas, where its corporate finance business is in "better shape than ever" and it's ahead of the European pack. Now it has to square up to the likes of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, writes David Rothnie.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • Cryan's bid to boost morale in Deutsche's latest turnaround

    Deutsche Bank’s rights issue and strategic revamp is well-timed, and ticks all the right boxes. The hard part will be to regain the top-dog status it craves in European corporate finance at a time of low staff morale, writes David Rothnie.

    • 09 Mar 2017
  • HSBC’s vision for the corporate finance big time takes shape

    The bank’s shake-up of its global banking business has already resulted in fresh ideas and big mandates, and now HSBC is looking to conquer M&A, writes David Rothnie.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • Crédit Agricole's investment bank comes back to corpfin

    The spectre of further regulatory upheaval in the shape of Basel IV is driving the strategic thinking of the long-serving boss of Crédit Agricole’s corporate and investment bank, writes David Rothnie.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Crucial year ahead for Citi’s scramble into corporate finance top tier

    Citi has turned around more than anyone thought possible in the past eight years. It's now one of very few banks with genuine global investment banking ambitions and abilities. But 2017 is critical for the bank to demonstrate it belongs with the best, writes David Rothnie.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • BNP Paribas prepares for assault on ECM’s top tier

    The French bank’s recent changes to its equity capital markets division show it is serious about growing its European ECM business outside France, writes David Rothnie.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • UBS comes out fighting after testing year

    A strong fourth quarter put a cap on a year in which UBS's investment banking model was severely tested, writes David Rothnie

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • Cryan’s compensation call shows tough tenor of the times

    Deutsche Bank’s tough stance on compensation echoes earlier moves by rivals, but it doesn’t solve the talent crisis at big banks, writes David Rothnie.

    • 26 Jan 2017
  • Accountancy firms beaten back by banks in corporate finance

    A downturn in UK dealmaking and a raft of challenges to their operating models has placed the corporate finance aspirations of professional services firms under the spotlight, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • 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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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%