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"I think the Europeans are dragging things"
Christine Lagarde, IMF Read full article 


  • Cyprus out to prove recovery has momentum

    Cyprus’s impressive economic recovery after the financial crisis is down to a mixture of luck and judgement. But with NPLs remaining extremely high, keeping the turnaround going will be tough.

    • 08 May 2017
  • CEE pings loudly on China’s economic radar

    Chinese cash may never quite come to dominate the CEE region. But it is here to stay

    • 08 May 2017
  • Global DCM teams hunt for gold among CEE corporates

    Five years ago, banks had every reason to pile into the booming primary bond market for central and eastern European (CEE) corporate issuers. But then volumes bombed as market conditions changed and sanctions were imposed on Russia — the country that provided the lion’s share of supply. Yet still banks compete in what appears to be a dwindling new issue market dominated by just two global firms. Why do they bother and how?

    • 08 May 2017
  • Greening the CEE economy: do those who would benefit see the point?

    Central and eastern Europe is inefficient at using energy and has not done much to clean its power system. Both areas offer huge wins for countries and companies that invest wisely in greener technology. But policy is central. Badly structured incentives can lead to backlashes. More seriously still, too many powerful people in CEE, for good reasons and bad, think green development is not a priority.

    • 08 May 2017
  • Rebalancing act: Cyprus aims higher with economic diversity

    Knowledge-based franchises such as accountancy, law and financial services are all sectors that are helping Cyprus to rebalance its economy towards high value-added drivers of growth

    • 08 May 2017
  • Investors still guessing after tight Turkey referendum

    Turkey’s story is an unstable one. Though the referendum was supposed to signal clearly its direction of travel, it is too early to tell what Turkey’s identity will be — whether open to business and a secular progressive society, or one which turns its back on Europe, on open society and on making the big changes Turkey needs to realise its full growth potential

    • 08 May 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,369.56 33 8.53%
2 UBS 8,282.28 33 8.44%
3 Citi 6,605.58 44 6.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,444.85 31 6.57%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 6.34%