• Shock election result can’t tarnish corporate market lustre

    The corporate credit market has given an almighty shrug on Friday to the surprise UK election result that came in overnight, with primary issuance expected to resume as normal next week helped by technical factors.

    • 09 Jun 2017
  • Equity volatility falls as UK politics thrown into turmoil

    The UK's shock election result, in which prime minister Theresa May failed to secure a majority, has led to a slight fall in equity volatility, as the FTSE 100 rose on a weaker pound and European stocks rallied.

    • 09 Jun 2017
  • FIG market to remain strong and stable after UK election result

    Market participants were unfazed by the hung parliament result in the UK election on Friday morning.

    • 09 Jun 2017
  • Dollar deluge but pricing still an art

    More dollar deals are expected next week following a searing few days for trades in the currency, but despite bumper books and deal sizes, some in the market feel there is still some price discovery work to do. Meanwhile, US president-elect Donald Trump made his presence felt on the issuance calendar.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Brexit: a regulatory triumph?

    The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump laid bare the poor predictive power of the massed ranks of financial analysts and traders. But when these political cataclysms hit the screens, nothing broke. Everyone from the IMF down to the lowest financial scribbler has warned that markets are less resilient thanks to regulation — but in the turmoil following these votes, prices moved but institutions stayed solid. Owen Sanderson reports.

    • 01 Jan 2017
  • Rate risk spurs US PP to record numbers

    European and UK issuers have driven the US Private Placement (US PP) market to near record highs, despite concerns around the Brexit vote and US presidential elections. Now, the prospect of the end of an era of record low rates could push volumes to unprecedented levels, writes Elly Whittaker.

    • 24 Nov 2016
  • Callable zero flood as US yields jump

    Appetite for 30 year callable zeroes in dollars has been bolstered by Donald Trump’s victory in the US elections and the resultant rise in bond yields around the world.

    • 24 Nov 2016
  • KfW SRI bond flashes green light for dollars

    KfW was able to increase from its original size target and tighten pricing on Tuesday with the first public sector dollar bond of over $1bn since the election of Donald Trump as US president.

    • 22 Nov 2016
  • RMB bonds will be key for global portfolios, says BlackRock

    The opening of China's interbank bond market (CIBM) this year means that the world's third largest fixed income market will become an increasing focus for global investors, according to the world's largest asset manager.

    • 22 Nov 2016
  • The death of ultra-long debt

    In the past few months, the European Central Bank's policy of buying almost everything in sight has pushed investors to the very frontiers of the maturity spectrum in a desperate hunt for yield. But the game might be up.

    • 17 Nov 2016

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Comment

  • The death of ultra-long debt

    In the past few months, the European Central Bank's policy of buying almost everything in sight has pushed investors to the very frontiers of the maturity spectrum in a desperate hunt for yield. But the game might be up.

    • 17 Nov 2016
  • Trump shows eurozone cost of growth

    Donald Trump, US president-elect, is espousing a position long held by ECB president Mario Draghi: monetary policy is not the whole solution. It’s time to start building.

    • 15 Nov 2016
  • Giancarlo not Trump can make regulation great again

    Rather than wailing about a regulatory Trumpocalypse, those who care about the health of financial markets should seize upon last week’s shock US presidential result to help bring about meaningful and beneficial changes.

    • 15 Nov 2016
  • The Trump trend is not your friend

    This week, those in the capital markets showed it’s not just electorates that can deliver surprises. Investors got one back — by making markets rise on a shock Donald Trump election victory.

    • 10 Nov 2016
  • Trump and the Street

    One thing needs to be made clear about a Trump presidency in the US: the president-elect is not a Wall Street Republican and he did not rely on the support of bankers to win the White House.

    • 10 Nov 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 Citi 206,449.53 755 8.84%
2 JPMorgan 192,919.68 823 8.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 175,174.46 602 7.50%
4 Barclays 144,195.77 526 6.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 139,497.22 445 5.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 23,530.61 67 7.96%
2 HSBC 20,994.25 74 7.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,490.14 49 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 15,076.29 72 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 14,834.05 81 5.02%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 10,673.78 46 8.06%
2 Citi 9,632.20 60 7.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 9,310.79 46 7.03%
4 UBS 9,230.61 36 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,508.94 46 6.43%