• Hong Kong rolls out 10yr sukuk to set benchmark

    Hong Kong dove into the Islamic finance market this week, setting a new benchmark by becoming the first triple-A rated government to sell a 10 year sukuk. Bankers say that the hope is for corporates to follow suit, but there is a slew of challenges for the market to take off, writes Morgan Davis.

    • 12:00 PM
  • King of the taps Bahrain kick-starts GCC

    Bahrain has raised $600m with a re-opening of its 2028s, pulling in a $2.6bn book that bodes well for the slew of Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) sovereigns set to charge into the international bond markets this year.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong extends curve with 10yr sukuk

    The Hong Kong government stretched its Islamic finance benchmark and ambitions on Tuesday, securing a $1bn 10 year deal with the first dollar sovereign sukuk of the year.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong moves forward with 10 year sukuk

    The Hong Kong government launched a new 10 year dollar sukuk on Tuesday morning, seizing the opportunity to set a new benchmark after previously only selling five year sukuk.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • Nigeria blows out on bond return to show Africa appetite

    Despite lingering concerns about its foreign exchange rate regime, Nigeria’s return to the bond market drew an impressive $7.8bn book. So insatiable was demand that the deal dragged the whole sub-Saharan Africa market tighter in secondaries paving the way for some much missed supply from the sector, writes Virginia Furness.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • Orders stack up for Nigeria 15 year

    Nigeria’s 15 year bondlooked to be going strongly on Thursday, with investors piling $4.5bn of orders into the book by lunchtime.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • Large range for Nigeria pricing feedback

    Nigeria impressed on its roadshow this week but concerns about the country’s FX regime have resulted in a wide range of feedback for pricing from investors.

    • 08 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong preps for new dollar sukuk

    The Hong Kong government is eyeing the week of February 20 to issue a new dollar sukuk, providing further momentum to Islamic financing since making its debut in the market more than two years ago.

    • 07 Feb 2017
  • African sov supply resumes as Nigeria goes on tour

    The long drought in Sub-Saharan African bond issuance could end as early as next week after Nigeria set dates for a four day international roadshow.

    • 02 Feb 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 62,591.98 254 8.02%
2 Citi 61,005.69 220 7.81%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,608.72 174 7.51%
4 Barclays 54,439.39 163 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 46,279.46 130 5.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,631.43 12 11.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,575.12 14 6.62%
3 Citi 3,984.96 10 5.76%
4 Commerzbank Group 3,849.81 7 5.57%
5 HSBC 3,720.28 13 5.38%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 1,774.56 8 9.26%
2 Morgan Stanley 1,728.90 15 9.02%
3 JPMorgan 1,456.77 11 7.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,450.69 9 7.57%
5 UBS 1,317.06 9 6.87%