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  • Islamic Development Bank sails through sukuk pricing

    Islamic Development Bank printed $1.25bn of sukuk on Tuesday that was firmly targeted at the sovereigns, supranationals and agencies crowd despite its emerging market jurisdiction.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Pakistan issues RFP for international sukuk

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is hiring banks to lead its international sukuk issuance, issuing a request for proposals over the weekend.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Malaysia must marry green bonds and sukuk

    Malaysian companies have finally started taking steps towards sustainability, about three years after the country put together its SRI sukuk framework. The potential for growth is huge, and with the right encouragement and a conscious partnership between Islamic financing and sustainable goals, Malaysia can make itself a leading green market.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Jordan takes soundings for debt duo

    Jordan has sent out a request for proposals for conventional and Islamic financing, according to sources.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • Dana Gas shelves exchange offer as sukuk case continues

    Dana Gas on Monday shelved an exchange offer to investors in favour of litigation, which the company warns could take 10 years to resolve, after members of an ad hoc committee of bondholders repeatedly refused to engage with the issuer.

    • 01 Aug 2017
  • Updated: Malaysia harvests green bonds under SRI sukuk framework

    Malaysia has seen the inaugural green sukuk under the Securities Commission's Sustainable & Responsible Investment (SRI) sukuk framework, highlighting the country’s efforts in meeting the growing needs of global infrastructure and green financing.

    • 28 Jul 2017
  • Books over $5.2bn for Oman

    Oman’s debut sukuk was storming to success by lunchtime on Monday with books for the seven year note hitting $5.2bn.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Quality or quantity ask QIB and Al Baraka in sukuk

    Gulf banks brought much needed variety to the sukuk market this week with single-A rated Qatar Islamic and double-B rated Albaraka Banking Group offering debt at both ends of the rating and capital spectra.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Saudi Electricity, Oman Transmission line up as ACWA opens books

    New deals from the Middle East are beginning to flow. Saudi Arabia's International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) opened books on a conventional amortising note on Tuesday, as Saudi Electricity Co (Seco) and Oman Electricity Transmission line up sukuk trades.

    • 02 May 2017
  • Khazanah seeks banks for 2017 exchangeable sukuk

    Khazanah Nasional is sounding out banks for a potential exchangeable sukuk some eight months after it last sold bonds in the format.

    • 11 Apr 2017

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 50,760.85 237 9.89%
2 HSBC 48,047.54 277 9.36%
3 JPMorgan 43,868.08 200 8.55%
4 Deutsche Bank 25,498.22 104 4.97%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 23,199.35 163 4.52%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,203.89 42 15.46%
2 HSBC 13,628.00 31 13.00%
3 JPMorgan 13,340.17 45 12.72%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,682.00 34 9.23%
5 Santander 7,764.84 31 7.41%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 18,507.77 74 12.44%
2 Citi 18,410.22 67 12.38%
3 HSBC 11,226.91 57 7.55%
4 BNP Paribas 9,609.48 28 6.46%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,255.29 24 6.22%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 ING 2,658.10 22 9.14%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,230.05 19 7.67%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,109.11 8 7.25%
4 UniCredit 2,041.07 15 7.02%
5 Commerzbank Group 1,436.12 14 4.94%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 11,125.69 147 23.28%
2 ICICI Bank 4,885.03 124 10.22%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 4,513.04 124 9.44%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 3,424.15 36 7.17%
5 HDFC Bank 2,357.62 64 4.93%