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  • Clearers hope EU delay means frontloading tweaks

    The European Securities and Markets Authority's decision to delay publishing essential credit derivatives clearing standards could mean that the European Commission is reconsidering an €8bn notional clearing threshold for the front-loading of trades, market participants hope.

    • 24 Nov 2014
  • Pension funds spur growth in derivs on vol factor indices

    Institutional investors such as pension funds are increasingly interested in futures and exchange traded funds on MSCI minimum volatility factor indices based off its equity market indices, including the MSCI emerging market futures index.

    • 21 Nov 2014
  • CME, GFI revise strategic transaction to compete with BGC Partners

    CME Group has increased its offer for GFI Group to compete with a recent bid by BGC Partners. The exchange has now increased the consideration payable to GFI Group stockholders from $4.55 a share, to $5.25 a share, payable in a mix of CME Group Class A common stock and cash.

    • 03 Dec 2014

Latest Derivatives News

  • ESMA publishes MiFID II implementing rules

    The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive took a leap forward today with the publication of technical advice and a consultation by the European Securities and Markets Authority that set out the implementation of transparency and trading requirements to a broad range of asset classes and products.

    • 19 Dec 2014
  • FCA outlines 2015 EMIR priorities

    The Financial Conduct Authority is focusing its risk-based oversight efforts in four critical areas of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation for 2015 – trade reporting quality, clearing services provision continuity from clearing members, market readiness for the clearing obligation, and the bilateral requirements for non-cleared trades. This comes as February marks the first year anniversary of trade reporting under the regulation.

    • 19 Dec 2014
  • EC grants ESMA much needed frontloading delay

    The European Commission has agreed to postpone the start of the frontloading requirement for cleared interest rate derivatives as proposed in the regulatory technical standards submitted by the European Securities and Markets Authority.

    • 19 Dec 2014
  • Banks avoid mass costs in rollback of swaps push-out

    Banks operating with large swaps trading operations will no longer be required to relocate their trading to a separate legal entity that is not federally insured following the rollback of Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act. As a result, banks will avoid incurring significant expenses, while saving time and personnel, according to lawyers.

    • 18 Dec 2014
  • Stay of execution could change the face of derivs trading

    The implementation of a stay on the contract termination rights of derivative counterparties by global regulators could change the face of derivatives trading, forcing counterparties to look at amending their agreements away from the prevalent two-way payment system, according to lawyers.

    • 18 Dec 2014

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Dec 2014
1 JPMorgan 342,922.92 1311 8.41%
2 Barclays 300,648.86 1032 7.37%
3 Citi 290,963.57 1128 7.14%
4 Deutsche Bank 287,219.96 1136 7.04%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 282,489.76 1009 6.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 BNP Paribas 52,003.11 221 7.02%
2 Deutsche Bank 51,241.89 139 6.92%
3 Citi 40,105.19 112 5.41%
4 JPMorgan 36,476.66 84 4.92%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 36,447.56 151 4.92%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 JPMorgan 26,935.89 136 8.98%
2 Goldman Sachs 26,008.57 92 8.68%
3 UBS 23,085.08 92 7.70%
4 Deutsche Bank 22,844.76 91 7.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,916.84 81 7.31%