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  • Oman prepares for capital markets lift-off

    The head of Oman’s central bank has called for his country's borrowers to embrace capital market funding, with the sovereign widely expected to lead the charge itself with a large bond or sukuk.

    • 04 Feb 2016
  • Indonesia mandates five for sukuk in Q1

    The Republic of Indonesia has chosen five banks to work on a dollar sukuk to be sold in the first quarter of the year.

    • 01 Feb 2016
  • Omantel goes local with dual currency sukuk

    Oman Telecoms (Omantel) sold a $130m-equivalent sukuk via auction in the domestic market on Wednesday. Though the issuer could have achieved tighter pricing in the loan market, it wanted to aid the development of the sukuk market in Oman, said bankers.

    • 28 Jan 2016
  • 'Little boat' weathers 'big storm' as Sharjah prints sukuk

    A 30bp sell-off of Middle Eastern credit overnight could not knock Sharjah off course as it printed a five year sukuk in what bankers described as horrific market conditions on Wednesday.

    • 20 Jan 2016
  • Sharjah reopens Middle East with five year sukuk

    Sharjah opened books on Tuesday for the first international bond from the Middle East this year. Pricing for the five year note started back of the borrower’s outstanding 2024s.

    • 19 Jan 2016
  • Khazanah names four for first dollar sukuk

    Malaysia’s Khazanah Nasional is gearing up for its first Islamic bond in dollars, having mandated banks to arrange a roadshow.

    • 15 Jan 2016
  • Omantel to roadshow sukuk

    Oman Telecommunications has mandated three banks to arrange investor meetings for a Reg S only dollar and/or Omani rial sukuk.

    • 11 Jan 2016
  • Sharjah surprise! Sovereign first out with sukuk roadshow

    Sharjah has become the first CEEMEA issuer to brave the bond markets this year, mandating six banks for a Reg S-only dollar sukuk roadshow and defying sceptics who said earlier this week that Middle East issuance would be postponed as geopolitical tensions in the region escalated.

    • 06 Jan 2016
  • Another dire year predicted for sukuk supply but new names expected

    Low oil prices and the absence of its biggest lender will see the global sukuk market shrink further in 2016 though a couple of brand new issuers are expected, according to Standard & Poor’s.

    • 06 Jan 2016
  • GCC demand buoys Albaraka Turk’s tier two sukuk

    Albaraka Turk Katilim Bankasi (Albaraka Turk) priced Turkey’s first Basel III compliant tier two sukuk deal in line with guidance on Monday.

    • 24 Nov 2015

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 08 Feb 2016
1 JPMorgan 3,159.57 10 5.08%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,070.97 10 4.94%
3 HSBC 2,699.51 19 4.34%
4 Citi 2,488.13 11 4.00%
5 Santander 1,898.63 3 3.05%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 JPMorgan 1,996.18 2 10.15%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,898.63 3 9.65%
2 Santander 1,898.63 3 9.65%
4 Citi 1,397.59 3 7.10%
5 BBVA 1,248.61 1 6.35%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 HSBC 582.24 5 14.05%
2 Barclays 464.71 3 11.21%
3 ING 462.10 2 11.15%
3 Citi 462.10 2 11.15%
5 UniCredit 379.12 1 9.15%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 78.27 10 13.01%
2 Morgan Stanley 60.60 13 10.07%
3 Perella Weinberg Partners LP 48.25 3 8.02%
4 JPMorgan 48.18 10 8.01%
5 Evercore Partners Inc 36.27 8 6.03%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 ING 2,909.42 23 12.03%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,424.24 18 10.03%
3 UniCredit 2,132.63 19 8.82%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 1,330.27 8 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,132.89 9 4.69%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Feb 2016
1 AXIS Bank 404.90 4 34.78%
2 JPMorgan 179.19 2 15.39%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 165.98 1 14.26%
3 Citi 165.98 1 14.26%
5 Trust Investment Advisors 131.43 8 11.29%