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  • Citi and BAML score M&A success in Q2

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Citi’s M&A and advisory businesses shone this quarter, thanks to sustained investments in moving up the investment banking table, and to a series of chunky deals where both firms have been prominent. Goldman and Morgan Stanley, still the top two banks in the market, saw advisory revenues flatline in the second quarter.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Goldman blasted again for fixed income trading failure

    Goldman Sachs took flack from the market for its fixed income results on Tuesday, the second quarter running that the once-dominant firm has missed market expectations. Fixed income client execution was down 40% from last year to €1.16bn, following a first quarter when fixed income was up just 1% against a miserable 2016 number.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Bank of America beats consensus but fixed income trading suffers

    Bank of America posted higher earnings than expected for the second quarter, offsetting a 14% drop of revenue from its fixed income trading business.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • Lower volatility trims Citi’s second quarter trading revenue

    This year's lower volatility environment took a toll on Citi’s trading profit in the second quarter, with the bank also bracing itself for higher loss expectations in retail services.

    • 17 Jul 2017
  • RBS settles RMBS claim for $5.5bn

    RBS has settled with the Federal Housing Finance Agency over its underwriting of US RMBS, paying $5.5bn for the agency to withdraw its litigation, though it will receive $754m back under an indemnity. Much of the charge was already provisioned, meaning the bank will record an extra charge of only $196m in its second-quarter numbers.

    • 13 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
  • US firms blast through CCAR and boost payouts

    All of the 34 banks taking this year’s Federal Reserve stress tests passed for the first time in the test’s history. For the European-owned firms, that reflects concerted efforts to improve their qualitative processes, while for the major US firms, the result has set off a bonanza of capital returns.

    • 29 Jun 2017
  • M&A, ECM and DCM all give boost to RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada’s capital markets division posted a 15% year on year profit boost in its quarterly earnings on Thursday.

    • 25 May 2017
  • UniCredit trumpets NPL moves and profit boost

    UniCredit reported a profit jump of 40% in the first quarter, up to €907m. But the bank’s investors will have taken most heart from the firm’s 28% cut in its non-performing exposures from last year, reflecting chief executive Jean-Pierre Mustier’s swift start on restructuring the bank.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Commerz beats but shipping still weighs heavy

    Commerzbank has beaten profit expectations in the first quarter, thanks to strong results in its capital markets and securities, but it remains dogged by its poor quality shipping portfolio, and restructuring efforts.

    • 09 May 2017

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    Investors complain often and vocally about so many aspects of new issue execution. Often their complaints fall on deaf ears, sometimes they are acknowledged, and occasionally they are acted upon. This week an issuer considered complaints that had rung in their ears for over a year, only to find investors did not want what they said after all.

    • 20 Jul 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 25,385.87 103 7.10%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,023.57 59 6.16%
4 BNP Paribas 18,766.65 109 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,157.63 105 5.08%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%