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  • US fund sues ZTO, banks for alleged IPO failings

    A US pension fund has filed a class action lawsuit against ZTO Express and the banks which underwrote its $1.4bn IPO on the New York Stock Exchange last year.

    • 21 Jul 2017
  • Citi and BAML score M&A success in Q2

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Citi’s M&A and advisory businesses shone this quarter, thanks to sustained investments in moving up the investment banking table, and to a series of chunky deals where both firms have been prominent. Goldman and Morgan Stanley, still the top two banks in the market, saw advisory revenues flatline in the second quarter.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Goldman blasted again for fixed income trading failure

    Goldman Sachs took flack from the market for its fixed income results on Tuesday, the second quarter running that the once-dominant firm has missed market expectations. Fixed income client execution was down 40% from last year to €1.16bn, following a first quarter when fixed income was up just 1% against a miserable 2016 number.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Indian insurers ride FIG wave with $3bn IPOs

    A swathe of Indian insurers are readying IPOs that could raise some $3bn between them in the next several months, riding a resurgent FIG wave in the country. Expectations are running high that more transactions will hit screens in the second half of the year. John Loh reports.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • ABN’s European ambitions present M&A challenge

    The bank wants to grow its franchise, but may have to take its M&A joint venture with Case a step further to achieve its goals, writes David Rothnie.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Bank of America beats consensus but fixed income trading suffers

    Bank of America posted higher earnings than expected for the second quarter, offsetting a 14% drop of revenue from its fixed income trading business.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • SGX brings back lunch break for traders

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) is bringing back the lunchtime trading break following a rejig of its equities market structure.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • RBC hires Agnew for corporate broking

    RBC Capital Markets has hired James Agnew, a veteran UK corporate broking executive, to be chairman of corporate broking for its business in Europe.

    • 18 Jul 2017
  • Citic CLSA loses equity syndicate head

    Kelvin Leung has left Citic CLSA Securities as head of syndicate for equity capital markets after a year on the job.

    • 18 Jul 2017
  • EIB sets up green bond 'Rosetta Stone'

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and other market actors are working on a system to match investors’ views on what is a ‘green’ bond with suitable deals in the market.

    • 14 Jul 2017

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  • Don’t let FCA weaken London listing rules

    The Saudi Aramco flotation will be one of the big ethical battles of next year in financial markets. Skirmishes have already begun, with the UK regulator’s bid to ease listing rules to attract Aramco and its like. UK investors should take a stand.

    • 18 Jul 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 25,385.87 103 7.10%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,023.57 59 6.16%
4 BNP Paribas 18,766.65 109 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,157.63 105 5.08%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%