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  • 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
  • ‘Window dressing’ should scare us

    The quarter-end and year-end problems in the repo market are scary enough, with collateral more important than ever before in financial markets. But what else is it concealing?

    • 09 May 2017
  • HSBC lowers forecasts for MREL issuance, interest costs

    HSBC said on Thursday that it expected to issue close to $60bn of new bonds for the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) over the next few years, having scaled down its previous estimates.

    • 04 May 2017
  • SG struck by Libya but FICC thrives

    Société Générale missed consensus for its first quarter earnings on Thursday, following a €963m legal settlement with the Libyan sovereign wealth fund. But the French bank’s results were otherwise robust, with a particularly strong performance in trading fixed income currencies and commodities.

    • 04 May 2017
  • HSBC secures Asia business growth

    HSBC has reported a drop in overall profits for the first quarter of 2017, but strong growth in its Asian businesses as it continues to focus on the region.

    • 04 May 2017
  • ANZ posts strong profits for first half

    ANZ’s cash profit jumped 23% in the six months ending March 31, buoyed by the lender’s moves to restructure its business and hive off some of its retail and wealth units.

    • 04 May 2017
  • Fixed income booms at BNPP

    BNP Paribas reported a big upturn in fixed income revenues in the first quarter of 2017, thanks in part to the terrible quarter that kicked off last year, and to the benign backdrop across almost all markets.

    • 03 May 2017
  • Barclays lags peers — thanks to strong 2016

    Barclays’ global banking business saw a strong start to the year, but without the huge percentage increases seen at its peers. It’s the comparison quarter that made the difference — Barclays was stronger in the turbulent first quarter last year than many other investment banks.

    • 28 Apr 2017
  • High returns for UBS investment bank despite extra capital

    UBS delivered a 24% return on equity in its investment bank for the first quarter — without the aid of the flattering equity attribution model analysts have criticised in the past. The bank revamped equity attribution this year so that corporate centre does less of the heavy lifting, meaning a 26% increase in equity attributed to the investment bank.

    • 28 Apr 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
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%