Latest credit derivatives news

  • LCH.Clearnet gets US portfolio margining nod

    London based clearing house LCH made further inroads into the US this week, with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) giving LCH.Clearnet and its clearing members permission to portfolio margin customer positions.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Safeway breaks ranks from Brexit-hit retailers

    UK prime minister’s speeches have rarely been market-moving events, despite what some of the more breathless commentators in the broadcast media would have you think. But perhaps this has changed since the Brexit referendum in June, even if the spin doctors manage the message in advance.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • DTCC names trade repository compliance head

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed a head of compliance for its European Global Trade Repository (GTR) business.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Derivs industry weighs cost of ISIN numbers

    The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) has issued a consultation paper on the fees that will be payable after the introduction of ISIN numbers for over-the-counter derivatives.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • From theory to reality: DTCC takes blockchain into trade warehouse

    Use of blockchain technology in the derivatives market progressed beyond the proof of concept (POC) phase this week, with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) moving to take distributed ledger into the heart of its operation.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Credit intrepid as year of uncertainty begins

    John Maynard Keynes said we live in a world of irreducible uncertainty, while neoclassical economists assume that perfect information is available and people have rational expectations. The events of the past decade suggest that the former school of thought has more credence, though “freshwater” economists would no doubt disagree.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Jain to join Cantor Fitzgerald

    Anshu Jain, former co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank, is joining Cantor Fitzgerald as president.

    • 03 Jan 2017
  • Link still missing in blockchain's capital markets drive

    In 2016, blockchain went from a buzzword to a ‘must have’ in financial markets, as seemingly every bank and exchange invested in projects and proofs-of-concept. But with so many asset classes having been promised big gains, 2017 begins with a dose of realism about the limits of the technology — and the challenges it poses for regulators. Dan Alderson reports.

    • 01 Jan 2017
  • Derivs trading reinvented as investors look to trump event risk

    The upending of global financial markets in the second half of 2016, driven by shocks from the UK’s Brexit vote and US presidential election, has caused a breakdown in previously dominant cross-asset correlations and a sharp resizing of event risk in 2017. Dan Alderson reports on a wave of structured product innovation aimed at navigating this new and more volatile universe.

    • 01 Jan 2017
  • ICE named secretary of credit derivs determinations committees

    ICE Benchmark Administration, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange, is to assume the secretarial role on the credit derivatives determinations committees previously held by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

    • 16 Dec 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 Citi 35,941.13 111 8.93%
2 Barclays 31,588.47 86 7.85%
3 JPMorgan 27,799.55 107 6.91%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,706.86 75 6.88%
5 HSBC 21,949.38 82 5.45%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%