Latest FIG People & Markets news

  • Morgan Stanley earnings jump on strong trading results

    Morgan Stanley reported a jump in profits and revenue in the fourth quarter of 2016, as activities in the bank’s trading group propelled it to a strong finish to the year.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Ignorance on climate is still rife

    Everyone in debt capital markets has heard of green bonds, and most in the financial world accept that sustainability and greenness are Good Things. But for all the grand commitments and PR initiatives, understanding of the issues is still as hazy as a Beijing smog.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • Romain Etienne — funeral and donations

    Following the tragic death of Romain Etienne last week, his family welcomes all friends and colleagues that want to attend his funeral.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • From Whitehall to BlackRock: Lloyds has new biggest shareholder after sale

    BlackRock became the largest shareholder in Lloyds Bank on Monday, after the UK government reduced its holdings in the lender to less than 6%.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Balance sheets set to bloat thanks to new year’s TRIM

    The ECB’s review of bank internal models, dubbed TRIM, looks set to swell bank balance sheets in the year ahead — partially removing any benefit European firms get from a delay of the Basel Committee’s new credit risk rules.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Romain Etienne

    GlobalCapital is saddened to report that Romain Etienne, a FIG syndicate banker at Morgan Stanley, died suddenly this week. We would like to pass on our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Basel Committee stalls on final risk-weight calibration

    The Basel Committee said on Tuesday that it will not be ready to announce the final calibration of the ‘Basel IV’ measures next week, as previously planned.

    • 03 Jan 2017
  • Barclays fights RMBS charge but CS, DB settle RMBS probes

    Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have settled with the US Department of Justice, putting an end to some of the worst uncertainties hanging over both banks. But Barclays said that it had been sued by the DoJ in connection with RMBS underwriting, and that it was going to fight the case.

    • 23 Dec 2016
  • State recapitalisation looms for Monte dei Paschi di Siena

    A private sector recapitalisation of the ailing Italian bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, is looking increasingly unlikely, following the limited take-up for the liability management exercise and low interest in the equity raising, meaning that state-led intervention will now be needed.

    • 22 Dec 2016

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  • High fives for covered bonds

    After a glut of long-dated covered bonds in 2016, investors are scrambling to bring the duration of their portfolio down again, and that means five year covered bonds are likely to remain a firm favourite. More issuers should turn down the ECB's TLTRO, and try covered bonds instead.

    • 17 Jan 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 HSBC 2,397.96 9 4.23%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,188.22 8 3.86%
3 LBBW 1,773.99 6 3.13%
4 UBS 1,773.35 6 3.13%
5 BNP Paribas 1,771.98 5 3.12%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 8,638.50 15 11.13%
2 Barclays 7,212.69 10 9.29%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,158.31 19 7.93%
4 Credit Suisse 5,544.13 9 7.14%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,837.98 10 6.23%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Citi 7,161.15 5 19.51%
2 Barclays 5,414.82 3 14.75%
3 Credit Suisse 4,540.95 3 12.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,308.61 5 6.29%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,294.43 1 6.25%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,188.22 8 11.15%
2 LBBW 1,773.99 6 9.04%
3 BNP Paribas 1,422.29 4 7.25%
4 HSBC 1,372.05 4 6.99%
5 UBS 1,350.40 4 6.88%

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
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 811.76 5 11.41%
2 Citi 712.63 4 10.01%
3 BNP Paribas 602.64 3 8.47%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 546.86 3 7.68%
5 JPMorgan 436.73 3 6.14%