Latest FIG People & Markets news

  • EU escapes US MMF reform fate

    The European Union’s rules to improve the resilience of money market funds came into force on Thursday. Investors expecting similar consequences to those which followed the US reform can breathe a sigh of relief.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Germany wants to ease regs for small banks

    Germany is headed for a clash with other EU member states, as it pushes to ease banking regulations for small institutions – a move obviously intended to favour its co-operative and savings banks.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Morgan Stanley hires from Barclays for FIG advisory

    Morgan Stanley has hired a banker from Barclays to work in its FIG advisory team.

    • 17 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
  • NatWest Markets hires Marriott for FIG DCM

    NatWest Markets has hired UBS's James Marriott to run financial institutions origination, including securitizations, covered bonds, and bank capital.

    • 14 Jul 2017
  • EU panel calls for European green bond standard, duty of sustainability

    A European green bond standard and a classification system for sustainable assets were two of the suggestions issued on Thursday by a group of experts advising the European Union on how to make the financial system sustainable — one of the commitments in the Paris Agreement, writes Jon Hay.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • European Parliament moves forward on non-preferred senior debt

    Members of the European Parliament decided last week to accelerate their work on the creation of a new pan-European loss-absorbing debt class for banks, as proposed by the European Commission in November 2016.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • EC gives Lone Star the go-ahead for Novo Banco acquisition

    The European Commission said on Monday that private equity firm Lone Star Fund’s planned acquisition of Novo Banco, the Portuguese financial institution, was in line with the European Union’s merger regulations.

    • 10 Jul 2017
  • Santander predicts 24% profit surge before Popular purchase

    Santander said on Tuesday that it expected its net profit for the first half of 2017 would be up 24% compared with last year, before considering its recent purchase of Banco Popular.

    • 04 Jul 2017
  • SMFG follows Nomura with Frankfurt plans

    Nearly a week after a similar announcement from Nomura, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) has confirmed that it is preparing to set up a new German subsidiary in response to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

    • 03 Jul 2017

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  • Green mortgages and special pleading

    It’s hard to attack green finance, because its aims are so noble. But when institutions use environmental aims to argue they deserve special subsidies, it tarnishes the whole market. Prudential regulation should stick to being prudential.

    • 18 Jul 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 7,819.38 34 5.99%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,569.87 40 5.03%
3 UniCredit 6,402.82 51 4.90%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 6,251.64 29 4.79%
5 LBBW 6,101.10 27 4.67%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 150,125.79 696 6.45%
2 Morgan Stanley 148,945.43 628 6.40%
3 Goldman Sachs 141,512.99 757 6.08%
4 Citi 139,755.65 854 6.00%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 130,842.74 595 5.62%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 46,002.89 257 9.90%
2 Goldman Sachs 45,907.69 242 9.88%
3 Morgan Stanley 45,559.38 178 9.81%
4 JPMorgan 44,542.40 200 9.59%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 42,865.90 179 9.23%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 LBBW 5,014.64 17 7.40%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,741.46 19 7.00%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,590.25 17 6.78%
4 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.74%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,066.97 16 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
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 7,627.65 26 6.98%
2 Barclays 5,339.12 17 4.88%
3 Credit Suisse 3,754.01 17 3.43%
4 BNP Paribas 3,630.97 18 3.32%
5 Citi 3,502.60 28 3.20%