• CofE’s fund performance either luck, judgement or divine inspiration

    The strong performance of the Church of England’s investment fund over the last decade either proves that the Church Commissioners have worked out a prudent investment formula, predicated on patience or they are benefiting from the aid of the ultimate market mover.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Slow and steady for Chinese loans expansion

    Chinese loan banks are appearing in more and more emerging market loan deals this year, as they race towards the loan market big league, but while their hunger for market share is evident, they're still taking a conservative approach.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Desperately seeking subsidy

    Balancing public money with private profit can be a challenge, and Brexit makes it doubly difficult. The European Investment Bank is set to become something of a football in negotiations between the UK and the EU27 — and the UK’s corporates could stand to lose out. What, if anything, should replace it?

    • 23 May 2017
  • Hudco IPO: looks can be deceiving

    The first IPO of an Indian state firm in five years met with roaring approval from investors, as Housing and Urban Development Corp’s (Hudco) success in primary spilled over into its trading debut. Books were nearly 80x covered and the stock has surged as much as 30%. But it would be a mistake to read too much into the deal.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Green ESNs can leapfrog green covered bonds

    Green covered bonds have been slow to take off, but the greater flexibility offered by European Secured Notes (ESNs) should have broader appeal for borrowers and investors alike.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Hot potato with Italian NPLs doesn't help

    There is no easy answer to the non-performing loan problem that continues to weigh on Italian banks, but rather than a lasting solution it's touted to be, the Atlante fund is nothing more than a short term fix.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Investors should slow down and think about acceleration rights

    Senior bank debt investors in Europe are losing their right to accelerate payments of interest or principal. The process has been gradual, low key and at times even overlooked, but it is one of the most fundamental developments in the recent history of the senior bond market.

    • 16 May 2017
  • The next 30 years of the capital markets

    Since May 15 1987, when EuroWeek started publishing, the global capital markets have been through several revolutions, but there’s lots in 2017 that would be recognisable to someone working in fixed income in 1987. What, if anything, will the capital markets of 2047 look like?

    • 16 May 2017
  • Secondary loan market: No more playing second fiddle

    Slower primary issuance in Asia’s syndicated loan market has spurred retail lenders to look for opportunities in secondary — a challenge considering the market is severely underdeveloped. But this is all the more reason for bankers to cultivate a deeper and more expansive market for secondary trading as the move would provide plenty of benefits.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Out of the frying pan, but Europe’s fire isn’t over

    Emmanuel Macron’s two-stage victory in the French presidential election rightly brought relief to the eurozone bond markets — as well as to all those who believe in the European project as a force for good. But talk of a Macron presidency opening the way for further European integration in the form of jointly issued eurozone bonds is far too early.

    • 09 May 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
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%