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  • Climate Bonds standard risks enshrining biofuel fallacy

    Burning plants sends CO2 into the atmosphere – any 10 year old knows that. Yet thousands of bigwigs have convinced themselves otherwise. Don’t let the bond market make the same mistake.

  • Asian IPOs: When the going gets tough, banks should get going

    HKBN’s lacklustre debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has shown up the city's tough ECM environment. But it would have been worse without some help behind the scenes from banks on the deal. Syndicates are going to have to get used to going the extra mile to help issuers in the aftermarket.

  • Dougan’s legacy will stand the test of time

    Tidjane Thiam should resist the temptation to trash Credit Suisse’s investment bank and focus on the bigger job of improving the private bank, says David Rothnie.

  • Credit Suisse puts on a new face with Thiam

    Credit Suisse is looking to move beyond its recent image problems with the surprise announcement that chief executive Brady Dougan will be replaced in July by Prudential plc head Tidjane Thiam.

  • Chen named president of UBS China

    UBS has appointed Karen Chen to head its wealth management and interbank business arm in China. The Swiss bank has given her the role of president of UBS (China) Ltd after getting the approval of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC).

  • Tullett nabs KPMG exec as risk chief

    Giles Triffitt, the ex-head of operational risk at KPMG based in Edinburgh, has been hired as chief risk officer at Tullett Prebon based in London in a newly created role.

  • SGX continues expansion in Greater China

    The Singapore Exchange has opened a new office in Hong Kong in a bid to further bolster its growth in Greater China. This comes following the firm’s expansion of operations into Hong Kong last summer.

  • Aussie options trading spikes as dollar strengthens

    Market participants have been trading vanilla options on the Australian dollar against the US dollar on the back of strong US jobs data and continued steady gains in the US currency.

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  • Investors may sue Altor and banks over OW Bunker

    Shareholders in OW Bunker are investigating expanding evidence surrounding the Danish oil bunkering firm’s ill-fated IPO, with a view to suing the firm’s private equity seller, Altor, and the firms that worked on the listing, including its global co-ordinators Morgan Stanley and Carnegie. Olivier Holmey reports.

  • Japanese CB flurry brings zero premium deals

    This year’s flurry of Japanese convertible issuance continued this week with four new bonds sold outside Japan. Three were small, ¥4bn ($33m) each. The fourth, in dollars, was unusual in being a bank subordinated issue.

  • Banks swing the bat for block trades as week’s total in top 10

    This week has been one of the busiest weeks ever for equity block trades in EMEA. Three more trades were launched on Thursday evening, as banks battle for market share and – sometimes elusive – profits.

  • New IPOs join second attempts as Aldermore, Eurocell price

    One of the most striking traits of this year in equity capital markets has been the number of listings pulled last year succeeding second time round. This week, it continues as Aldermore looks set to achieve its IPO.

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  • Q&A: Commissioner Christopher Giancarlo, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    Swaps regulation needs to be overhauled in the US in order to stop trading flow moving away from trading centres in New York and elsewhere in the US to overseas markets, according to Christopher Giancarlo, Commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. GlobalCapital was granted an exclusive interview with Commissioner Giancarlo, to discuss how these flows can be reversed via regulatory harmonisation and global co-operation.

    • 12 Mar 2015
  • Nomura names Nicholson as new ECM head

    Marshall Nicholson has joined Nomura as managing director and head of ECM for Asia ex-Japan, re-entering equity capital markets after nearly three years.

    • 12 Mar 2015
  • FIA Boca: Shanghai-HK Stock Connect poses new regulatory issues

    Competing markets and jurisdictions between China and Hong Kong pose regulatory uncertainty and liabilities as derivatives market participants transact on the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, according to panellists at the Futures Industry Expo Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.

    • 11 Mar 2015

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Mar 2015
1 JPMorgan 105,442.07 372 8.55%
2 Barclays 98,821.87 294 8.01%
3 Citi 94,679.25 341 7.67%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 81,280.08 298 6.59%
5 Deutsche Bank 79,152.51 312 6.42%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,208.06 19 10.79%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,438.15 31 6.89%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 8,383.31 33 6.85%
4 HSBC 6,485.32 35 5.30%
5 BNP Paribas 5,917.43 39 4.83%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 10,847.73 25 13.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 9,654.38 23 11.57%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,289.18 30 9.94%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,780.86 29 8.13%
5 Deutsche Bank 6,456.76 26 7.74%