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  • RBS makes first quarterly profit since 2015

    Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland, the UK lender, rose 5% on Friday after it reported its first quarterly profit for more than a year.

    • 28 Apr 2017
  • RBC raids HSBC for FIG DCMer

    GlobalCapital understands that RBC Capital Markets has reached into the European FIG talent pool and plucked out an HSBC syndicate banker to join its origination efforts.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Deutsche returns to profit, but lags US peers

    Deutsche Bank’s cost cutting and capital raising efforts are starting to pay off, with the bank dragging itself to profitability in the first quarter after full-year losses of €1.4bn in 2016. However, net revenues were down €800m year on year, and the shares dipped after the announcement on Thursday.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Credit Suisse beats expectations, lines up Sfr4bn rights issue

    Credit Suisse beat analysts’ expectations and posted a net profit in the first quarter of 2017, while the bank finally ended uncertainty about its capital position, and the possible IPO of its Swiss unit, by announcing plans for a Sfr4bn rights issue.

    • 26 Apr 2017
  • ECBC opposes covered bond regulatory status change

    The European Covered Bond Council has restated its support for the concept of a high quality principle-based covered bond framework and warned against altering the preferential regulatory status of the asset class.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Former UBS DCM head joins Van Lanschot board

    Manfred Schepers, who worked at UBS Warburg and its predecessors for 17 years to 2003, has been nominated to join the board of Dutch bank Van Lanschot.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • NDRC adds 11 names to offshore debt pilot scheme

    China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced a second batch of 11 firms as part of a pilot programme, which allows firms to choose their funding windows in the international debt market without needing to seek the regulator’s blessing.

    • 18 Apr 2017
  • Banks at risk from drought, reveals groundbreaking research

    A glimpse of the future has arrived with the publication of a report modelling the credit risk banks face from drought. The effect on loan portfolios could be severe — and the research illustrates the new kinds of risk management banks will have to do as the world’s climate becomes more volatile.

    • 13 Apr 2017
  • HSBC loses Sing dollar bond originator

    HSBC has lost its head of Singapore dollar bond origination, according to sources.

    • 13 Apr 2017
  • FIG business perks up, but banks not yet at new dawn

    Investment bankers serving Europe’s financial institutions are already confident 2017 is going to prove a more fruitful year than 2016, when the fees paid by the sector fell to a 14 year low, writes Jon Hay.

    • 12 Apr 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 HSBC 4,946.45 21 6.58%
2 Commerzbank Group 4,025.24 24 5.36%
3 UniCredit 3,981.56 30 5.30%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,839.27 16 5.11%
5 LBBW 3,832.35 17 5.10%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Apr 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 35,449.67 139 7.74%
2 Morgan Stanley 34,987.32 115 7.64%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,660.24 106 6.26%
4 JPMorgan 26,590.60 127 5.80%
5 Citi 25,441.59 152 5.55%

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
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,864.50 15 9.10%
2 LBBW 3,164.12 11 7.45%
3 Commerzbank Group 2,832.12 11 6.67%
4 BNP Paribas 2,664.21 9 6.27%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,606.68 11 6.14%

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
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 Credit Suisse 3,180.28 13 9.74%
2 BNP Paribas 2,841.61 13 8.71%
3 Barclays 2,826.86 11 8.66%
4 Citi 2,294.04 17 7.03%
5 HSBC 2,266.36 17 6.94%