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  • Coen crosses fingers for elusive Basel IV deal

    The Basel Committee’s William Coen said in a speech on Thursday that he was hopeful that the Basel III post-crisis reforms could be finalised in the ‘near future’, but capital markets participants have grown weary of hearing that progress is just around the corner. They still expect to be waiting for quite some time before any agreement on calibrating capital floors.

    • 25 May 2017
  • The blocks business is back in Asia

    Block deals are being printed in Asia with a vengeance this year, with follow-on activity already double that of IPOs. In the past few weeks, successive overnight bookbuilds and IPOs kept bankers busy as stocks hit record highs. Barring a major upset, the gravy train looks set to continue, writes John Loh.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Throsby out to conjure up the spirit of Barcap

    Tim Throsby’s revamp is designed to switch Barclays back to a risk-on mindset and reignite growth in its European corporate finance business, writes David Rothnie

    • 25 May 2017
  • Deutsche Bank appoints new UK ECM head

    Deutsche Bank has named a new head of UK equity capital markets.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Credit Suisse names Americas IB heads

    Credit Suisse has appointed Andy Lipsky and David Wah co-heads of investment banking and capital markets for the Americas, a new regional management role for the bank.

    • 18 May 2017
  • UBS wins cost battle but fights FIG turf war

    The Swiss bank has proved to be world class in generating returns and cutting costs. Now it faces a direct assault from rivals on its core business, writes David Rothnie.

    • 18 May 2017
  • JP Morgan shuffles senior IB team in Apac

    JP Morgan has reshuffled its senior investment banking team in Asia Pacific, with changes spanning ECM, DCM and M&A.

    • 18 May 2017
  • JP Morgan appoints new Apac DCM, ECM heads

    JP Morgan has named new heads of equity and debt capital markets for Asia Pacific, as well as co-heads of M&A for the region, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 17 May 2017
  • Barclays’ Halperin returns to US

    Steven Halperin, co-head of EMEA equity capital markets at Barclays Capital, is leaving that job and will return to the US, to a different role at Barclays. He is already spending more of his time in the US.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Barclays lays out capital markets leadership, Brown to leave syndicate

    Following the new structure announced in Barclays banking and markets business last week, JF Astier, who now heads capital markets, has laid out the senior leadership of the business, and Jonathan Brown, co-head of IG syndicate, has moved to a new job.

    • 16 May 2017

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  • Desperately seeking subsidy

    Balancing public money with private profit can be a challenge, and Brexit makes it doubly difficult. The European Investment Bank is set to become something of a football in negotiations between the UK and the EU27 — and the UK’s corporates could stand to lose out. What, if anything, should replace it?

    • 23 May 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%