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  • Mazoon hits screens amid Middle East flurry

    Oman electrical distribution company Mazoon has opened books on a 10 year sukuk with a chunky premium at mid to high 5%, leading to plenty of investor interest — despite the glut of Middle Eastern trades.

    • 01 Nov 2017
  • Regulators and local innovators drive progress in southeast Asia

    Asia’s green finance story is not just about China and India. Although the US has threatened to pull out of the Paris Agreement, southeast Asia has reiterated its commitment to sustainability. As Morgan Davis reports, that is beginning to be felt in its financial markets, where countries such as Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia are exploring ways to foster green financing.

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • 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

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 61,791.92 290 9.57%
2 HSBC 59,948.24 329 9.29%
3 JPMorgan 56,039.50 241 8.68%
4 Deutsche Bank 29,969.45 124 4.64%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 26,419.80 196 4.09%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,874.63 54 14.39%
2 JPMorgan 15,571.64 55 11.87%
3 HSBC 15,451.13 39 11.78%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,490.31 44 8.76%
5 Santander 11,398.01 43 8.69%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,680.88 90 13.44%
2 Citi 23,071.09 83 11.62%
3 HSBC 17,587.52 66 8.86%
4 Deutsche Bank 10,117.91 28 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 10,065.46 30 5.07%

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 3,133.69 26 9.51%
2 UniCredit 2,795.44 20 8.48%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,594.98 10 7.87%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,301.01 20 6.98%
5 Commerzbank Group 1,584.45 16 4.81%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 11,940.85 168 22.85%
2 ICICI Bank 5,375.52 141 10.28%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 5,196.79 148 9.94%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 3,661.93 41 7.01%
5 Yes Bank Ltd 2,545.51 61 4.87%