• Toys‘R’Us woes should prompt CLO managers out of retail

    Toys‘R’Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada as it attempts to restructure its debt. Its woes should be another hint to CLO managers that its time to cycle out of specialist retail exposures.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Who cares about tapering? Investors don't seem to

    If the market commentariat thinks that the buy-side should be worried by upcoming European Central Bank tapering, then someone has yet to tell investors.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • China fumbles as it eyes dollar market return

    It’s been 13 years since China last sold a dollar bond. Since the news this summer that the Middle Kingdom was eyeing a return to the offshore debt market, bankers and investors have kept a close eye on any official news of the transaction. But as the end of the year nears, it appears as though China missed its mark for issuing an earth shattering bond.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • The EU cannot go it alone on CCP regulation

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Christopher Giancarlo's warning to Europe against taking “unilateral” action in changing rules tied to G-20 commitments made in 2009 is right. While there are concerns about the future regulatory relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, derivatives clearing is a global issue.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Malaysia must marry green bonds and sukuk

    Malaysian companies have finally started taking steps towards sustainability, about three years after the country put together its SRI sukuk framework. The potential for growth is huge, and with the right encouragement and a conscious partnership between Islamic financing and sustainable goals, Malaysia can make itself a leading green market.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • A fine mess: make the punishment fit the crime

    Late in the summer, Europe’s Single Supervisory Mechanism dished out its first punishment, fining Ireland's Permanent tsb for breaching regulatory limits on liquidity. But the fine’s small size indicates the bizarre, skewed priorities in how we punish banks for wrongdoing.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Saudi's reform revisions a worrying reversal

    Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to dilute its much touted National Transformation Program, a worrying sign for investors that confirms the doubts of observers who said the country’s Vision 2030 plan was too ambitious.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • The FIG capital conversation is changing

    European banks are pushing the conversation on from simply meeting regulatory capital requirements towards optimising the cost of their capital stacks.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Goldman first true challenger to UK heavyweights

    For years there's been talk of online lenders and challenger banks disrupting the UK banking sector, but reports that Goldman Sachs is ready to plant its flag in the UK savings and consumer lending market is the biggest challenge established UK giants are likely to face.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Oil, RMB and the petrodollar’s demise

    The goal of making the RMB a global commodities currency is not a job for those looking for quick successes. But recent moves from Russia and the Middle East have laid further bricks on the road to glory for China.

    • 12 Sep 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 317,691.74 1201 8.90%
2 JPMorgan 291,227.96 1326 8.16%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 285,088.11 991 7.99%
4 Goldman Sachs 217,749.25 714 6.10%
5 Barclays 209,291.80 811 5.87%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,320.82 147 6.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 32,259.50 104 6.66%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,890.43 85 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 25,663.29 144 5.30%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 22,617.86 130 4.67%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 18,160.85 71 9.15%
2 Morgan Stanley 15,215.44 76 7.67%
3 UBS 14,195.29 55 7.15%
4 Citi 14,014.57 86 7.06%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,113.98 67 6.10%