• How small is too-big-to-fail?

    Regulators don’t want their banks getting any larger, and are offering incentives for firms to shrink. But as Italy gears up to rescue another firm with less than €50bn of assets, how small does a bank need to be before it’s no longer TBTF?

    • 05:00 PM
  • Being on top doesn't mean you’re the best

    CEEMEA league tables will be shaken up by a small number of massive trades from the Middle East. It is fair for the banks at the top of the tables to want to crow about their dominance, but issuers should look past the overall volume numbers when they pick banks.

    • 02:30 PM
  • For SGX, there’s no place like home

    The Singapore Exchange’s offer for the Baltic Exchange is the latest in a long line of moves by the Asian bourse to search for new ways to grow. But buying the Baltic Exchange won't be a solution, and the SGX is better off looking for opportunities closer to home.

    • 10:45 AM
  • Taking stock of Chinese onshore bond defaults

    A slew of onshore bond defaults by Chinese state-owned entities has sent a chill through the market over the past couple of months, with more expected to be in store. But with the market calming down in May, it’s time to take stock and realise that such defaults are part of China’s transition to a market-driven economy — and are essential for the long-term health of the country’s debt market.

    • 09:30 AM
  • Quoting movies in regulation isn't always bad

    The securitization industry’s efforts to educate legislators about the asset class are making progress – but there’s still a long way to go to help politicians overcome big screen characterisations of structured finance.

    • 24 May 2016
  • Smoking is less cool after Axa snub

    Axa’s decision to quit tobacco investments is a watershed moment for ethical investment and its influence will be felt in capital markets — although others may be slow to kick the habit.

    • 24 May 2016
  • Turning a bank around isn’t just judgment; it’s luck

    UniCredit’s chief executive, Federico Ghizzoni, has been forced out. There are grumblings about the bank’s low capital levels, high costs, and sprawling strategy, and suggestions that UniCredit needs to sell assets and build capital.

    • 24 May 2016
  • Russia's bond: a funding victory but a political defeat

    Russia’s $1.75bn sovereign Eurobond showed that the country can raise external financing, but that does not necessarily mean that the deal will be recorded as a political success.

    • 24 May 2016
  • Myanmar stocks: down but not out

    Myanmar has welcomed its second ever listing with Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings making its debut last Friday to a rousing reception, with its shares jumping by a third in the first two days and even hitting its daily trading limit. While impressive, the rally throws light on the problems ailing the budding stock market.

    • 24 May 2016
  • Bring “liquidity” out of the dark

    “Liquidity” has never been a word everyone uses the same way. This is a big problem that regulators and industry need to work together to correct.

    • 17 May 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 168,700.82 659 8.51%
2 Citi 149,928.97 517 7.56%
3 Barclays 147,180.02 444 7.42%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 143,863.30 474 7.25%
5 HSBC 127,697.03 483 6.44%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 13,139.45 53 7.44%
2 HSBC 10,652.65 43 6.03%
3 Barclays 10,474.57 11 5.93%
4 Morgan Stanley 9,604.70 6 5.44%
5 Citi 9,361.42 29 5.30%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 6,313.82 37 9.36%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,956.32 37 8.83%
3 Morgan Stanley 4,815.80 23 7.14%
4 Citi 4,785.47 28 7.09%
5 UBS 4,373.11 21 6.48%