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  • Abengoa the punch bag after u-turn on capital increase policy

    Spain’s construction and energy company Abengoa on Monday announced an unexpected €650m capital raise, which triggered immediate selling in its shares and bonds.

    • 03:00 PM
  • Lufthansa makes third tilt at hybrid

    Lufthansa is set to make a third attempt at its debut hybrid bond, mandating banks on Monday for a deal that could be priced as soon as Tuesday.

    • 02:45 PM
  • Greek banks snub impact enquiry

    Greece’s largest banks could only muster a collective 'no idea' when requested by the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission to inform the public on the estimated impact of capital controls.

    • 12:15 PM
  • Raiffeisen leads way for synthetic securitization cure

    Synthetic securitization, long taboo with investors and regulators, could be making a quiet comeback as yield hungry hedge funds help banks find ways to increase capital and reduce risk weighted assets, writes Graham Bippart.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Global Derivatives Awards 2015 — the nominees

    It is with great pleasure that GlobalCapital announces the nominees for its Global Derivatives Awards 2015. The winners will be unveiled at a gala dinner in London on September 24.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Cyprus cuts borrowing costs as Spain and Greece limber up for auctions

    Cyprus’s three month borrowing costs dropped to their lowest level this year at auction on Monday, as Spain and Greece prepared for longer dated debt sales later in the week.

    • 04:00 PM
  • Asian gearing delivers as HSBC’s equities division soars

    HSBC’s strength in Asia paid off in the first half of the year, with the equity markets business flying on the back of intense volatility across Asian bourses and the ramp up of Stock Connect. The bank’s restructuring also swung into life, with the sale of its Brazil unit and $50bn of RWAs cut from the investment bank.

    • 12:00 PM


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  • From Pontifexit to Grexit?

    The short term risk of Grexit might have receded, but nothing really looks solved. In nearly every currency union in history, once a sovereign joins a currency, it doesn't leave — except for the Pope.

    • 29 Jul 2015

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  • Another Greek election is the last thing the market needs

    Greece may be off most market participants’ radars for the moment. But with another election in the country looking increasingly likely, an already busy period for political risk could be about to grow worse.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Synthetic is not a synonym for bad in securitization

    Regulators, politicians and investors are right to be sceptical about synthetic securitizations as a tool for transferring risk. Pre-crisis deals were rife with confusing, and at times dishonest, documentation. But with the right approach, these deals can help banks reduce their risk and give qualified investors access to much needed yield.

    • 28 Jul 2015
  • Singapore should take a green leaf out of China’s book

    China is expected to introduce incentives for green bond issuance as part of its efforts to push forward its developing green bond market. Singapore should do the same, if it wants to bring its sluggish bond market back to life.

    • 28 Jul 2015

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 230,125.20 889 8.83%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 199,331.24 708 7.65%
3 Citi 197,447.07 750 7.58%
4 Barclays 188,960.20 624 7.25%
5 Deutsche Bank 159,479.32 674 6.12%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 HSBC 27,727.61 100 7.69%
2 JPMorgan 21,982.84 50 6.10%
3 BNP Paribas 21,419.13 130 5.94%
4 Deutsche Bank 21,038.50 96 5.83%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 17,624.18 80 4.89%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 UBS 17,011.43 60 9.97%
2 Goldman Sachs 16,393.06 54 9.61%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,330.10 59 8.40%
4 JPMorgan 14,207.16 73 8.33%
5 Morgan Stanley 12,306.41 60 7.21%