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  • Banks financing high carbon companies risk ruin, report warns

    Shareholders and bondholders should pressurise banks to clean up their acts on climate change, sustainable finance experts said this week.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Bank of England to grill banks on climate risks

    The Bank of England plans to start later this year examining more closely the banking sector’s exposure to risk from climate change. That means banks will have to start telling the regulator more about the risks they face and how they manage them.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Santander takes the helm in covered bond trading

    GlobalCapital interviews covered bond traders, Jonas Klink and Jordi Cabero, to try and find out how after only three years, Santander has become a dominant force on the Street.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Barclays sucks up CIB profit dip to pay bonuses earlier

    Barclays showed some quality on Thursday, beating the Street’s estimates on capital and profit after extraordinary charges. The bank rode the wave of surging trade volumes in the fourth quarter and a strengthening dollar, but investment banking outperformed as well. Best of all, for its bankers, the firm said it was bringing forward bonus payments.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Wells hires for FIG origination from RBS

    Wells Fargo has hired a banker from RBS to join its FIG origination effort.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Commerzbank names new UK corporate and loan origination heads

    Commerzbank has chosen a new head of its UK corporate banking operation and a new head of international loan origination as part of a reshuffle of senior bankers.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Write-down masks HSBC trading boost

    A large write-down in European private banking left HSBC nursing a heavy quarterly loss at the end of 2016, despite a strong performance in global banking and markets and trading profit that nearly doubled.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • Nomura hires for FIG coverage, Italy IB

    Nomura has hired two bankers into its investment banking division, a new head of investment banking for Italy and a FIG coverage banker.

    • 20 Feb 2017
  • SUBbed off: CS might shelve IPO

    Credit Suisse partially stepped away from its plan to place part of its ‘Swiss Universal Bank’ on the market to raise capital, as the bank’s asset disposals and legal settlements came out better than expected, taking the pressure off the bank's capital levels.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • EU members clash on accounting overhaul

    Experts from the 28 EU member states this week began discussions on new accounting rules for the banking sector set to come into force from 2018 and, particularly, on how European banks can cope with the capital volatility they will cause.

    • 16 Feb 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 3,457.35 14 6.94%
2 Commerzbank Group 3,383.90 18 6.79%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,124.37 12 6.27%
4 LBBW 2,926.97 13 5.88%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,712.14 12 5.44%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 22,902.35 47 9.79%
2 Goldman Sachs 19,979.12 63 8.54%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,349.44 40 8.27%
4 JPMorgan 14,028.73 51 6.00%
5 Citi 13,340.58 58 5.70%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 19,148.59 31 13.10%
2 Goldman Sachs 17,229.26 50 11.79%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,479.68 27 8.54%
4 JPMorgan 11,287.70 33 7.72%
5 Citi 11,280.58 39 7.72%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Feb 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,728.11 10 5.02%
2 LBBW 2,154.63 7 3.97%
3 Commerzbank Group 2,105.32 7 3.88%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 1,987.58 8 3.66%
5 HSBC 1,572.51 5 2.90%

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
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Credit Suisse 2,309.08 6 7.45%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,499.19 8 4.84%
3 JPMorgan 1,236.52 7 3.99%
4 HSBC 1,133.72 7 3.66%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,034.32 6 3.34%