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  • NEX hires and restructures business for Infinity

    NEX Optimisation today announced a massive restructuring of its business in preparation for its new NEX Infinity platform, which uses distributed ledger technology and brings together transaction optimisation services under one roof.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Giancarlo courts FinTech in New York speech

    Acting Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Christopher Giancarlo courted the Fintech industry in a speech on Wednesday, promising to “transform” the agency into a “21st century digital regulator”.

    • 18 May 2017
  • CFTC grants no-action relief to SHCH

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has again extended no-action relief for the Shanghai Clearing House (SHCH), advocating against enforcement action for failing to register as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation (DCO).

    • 17 May 2017
  • Tradeweb draws banks into APA service

    Tradeweb Markets, the provider of OTC derivatives trading platforms, has signed up a number of big banks to its Approved Publication Arrangement service, it said on Monday.

    • 16 May 2017
  • DTCC commits to cloud technology

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) on Monday committed to expanding its use of cloud technology “across a much greater range of its services and applications” over the next three to five years.

    • 15 May 2017
  • ISDA delegates enjoy sunshine and Giancarlo in Lisbon

    Another year, another ISDA conference. But this wasn’t just any other year. With variation margin requirements in the rearview mirror, MiFID II looming in 2018 and the question of London euro clearing troubling many, the trade body had a lot of questions to tackle in just two packed days of panels and speeches.

    • 11 May 2017
  • EC hardens stance on pension fund clearing exemption

    The European Commission hardened its stance on a clearing exemption for pension funds on Thursday as the final version of a proposed piece of legislation reduced the potential scope of the grace period to five years.

    • 04 May 2017
  • EC tees up clearing suspension mechanism in leaked doc

    The European Commission aims to introduce a mechanism that will allow it to “temporarily suspend” clearing obligations for certain OTC derivatives products or counterparties if requested to by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

    • 02 May 2017
  • ESRB backs clearing suspension mechanism

    The European Stability and Risk Board (ESRB) has backed calls to introduce a mechanism that will allow regional authorities to rapidly suspend clearing obligations, highlighting that the measure should only be used in “crisis periods."

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • MEP fires warning shot at City over euro clearing

    A German MEP reignited the explosive topic of London-based euro clearing on Tuesday, proclaiming that “EU citizens decide on their own money.” A move to force euro clearing to take place inside the eurozone could raise the cost of derivatives collateral and damage risk management, lawyers warned, as well as denting the City's position as a financial centre. Costas Mourselas and Jean Comte reports.

    • 06 Apr 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%