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  • Spain in focus as CaixaBank gears up for debut AT1

    Spain’s CaixaBank picked banks to arrange the sale of its first additional tier one (AT1) on Friday, the latest in a string of capital issues from the country’s financial institutions.

    • 26 May 2017
  • NCB boosts capital with $1.2bn AT1

    Nanyang Commercial Bank added $1.2bn to its coffers on Thursday with an additional tier one bond, managing to price its deal close to fair value.

    • 26 May 2017
  • 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
  • Four vie for dollar investor attention

    The Asia ex-Japan G3 bond market saw a slew of issuers from a variety of backgrounds hit the market on Thursday, with borrowers from Greater China as well as Indonesia venturing offshore.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Al Baraka breaks new ground with first ever double-B Gulf bank deal

    Strong support from regional investors helped Bahrain’s Al Baraka Banking Group achieve substantial price tightening for the first ever bond issue from a non-investment grade Gulf bank on Tuesday.

    • 24 May 2017
  • FIG closes out busy May with a flurry

    Public holidays will cut short the issuance window at the end of May, but banks have enjoyed a busy month and a flurry of deals have arrived in the market this week.

    • 24 May 2017
  • GlobalCapital FIG Bond Awards 2017: The winners

    GlobalCapital held its annual bond dinner awards on May 23 in London's Globe Theatre. The awards are determined by a poll of market participants, and celebrate the outstanding issuers, funding officials, investment banks, bankers and rating agencies in the capital markets between April 2016 and March 2017. Congratulations to the winners and nominees. Below are the FIG bond awards.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Peripheral banks eye open doors in tier two

    Italy’s BPER Banca attracted “a lot of attention” for a new tier two on Tuesday, helping to encourage Spain’s Banco de Crédito Social Cooperativo to mandate for a deal of its own.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Nanyang Bank continues AT1 onslaught

    Nanyang Commercial Bank is seeking a dollar-denominated Basel III compliant additional tier one deal.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Regulators must act quickly on cyber threats

    Central banks should focus on the risk of cyber attacks when developing new stress testing scenarios for financial institutions.

    • 18 May 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 HSBC 5,680.75 25 5.91%
2 Commerzbank Group 5,001.67 29 5.20%
3 UniCredit 4,986.06 37 5.19%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,573.35 20 4.76%
5 BNP Paribas 4,463.32 18 4.64%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 139,173.11 554 6.60%
2 JPMorgan 135,505.56 612 6.43%
3 Citi 127,910.15 757 6.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 125,520.43 675 5.95%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 119,876.60 536 5.69%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 104,210.95 417 10.23%
2 Citi 99,111.89 557 9.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,929.57 429 9.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 89,025.14 390 8.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 85,770.72 496 8.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,864.50 15 8.19%
2 LBBW 3,506.91 13 7.43%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 3,308.89 13 7.01%
4 BNP Paribas 2,845.56 10 6.03%
5 Commerzbank Group 2,832.12 11 6.00%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 HSBC 5,378.40 21 6.13%
2 Barclays 4,839.18 14 5.52%
3 Credit Suisse 3,558.82 15 4.06%
4 BNP Paribas 3,205.75 15 3.65%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,788.75 18 3.18%