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  • Fixed income flurry pushes US banks to strong 2016

    The major US banks posted surging fixed income numbers in the fourth quarter last year, driven by the Donald Trump and Fed-inspired steepening yield curve, and a flurry of trading around the election itself. This performance turned the year’s normal progress on its end, as a strong fourth quarter made up for a lacklustre first.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Bank bosses grilled on regulatory escape

    US bank bosses, facing investors at results announcements this week for the first time since Donald Trump’s election victory, tackled questions about whether the post-Trump optimism was justified — and how their businesses would benefit from easier regulation and lighter taxes.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Political uncertainty drives Citi’s fourth-quarter profit

    On Wednesday, Citi reported a boost in profit during the fourth quarter of 2016, propelled by increased trading activity in light of year-end political uncertainty.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Morgan Stanley earnings jump on strong trading results

    Morgan Stanley reported a jump in profits and revenue in the fourth quarter of 2016, as activities in the bank’s trading group propelled it to a strong finish to the year.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Bank of America brings strong results, expands share buybacks

    Bank of America issued a strong set of fourth quarter figures on Friday, and said it would expand its share buyback programme in the first half of 2017 by $1.8bn.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • UK banks slip out synthetic CLOs before year-end

    Barclays, Lloyds, RBS and Santander UK all priced synthetic CLOs for risk transfer purposes just before the year-end, honing their capital positions for full year 2016 reporting. Most of the deals focused on large corporates, an asset class that fuelled much of last year’s boom in risk transfer trades, as banks seek ways to get ahead of increased Basel risk weights.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Barclays fights RMBS charge but CS, DB settle RMBS probes

    Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have settled with the US Department of Justice, putting an end to some of the worst uncertainties hanging over both banks. But Barclays said that it had been sued by the DoJ in connection with RMBS underwriting, and that it was going to fight the case.

    • 23 Dec 2016
  • Lloyds' MBNA purchase takes securitization off the table

    The confirmation on Tuesday morning that Lloyds had won the race to buy MBNA, the UK credit cards business owned by Bank of America, means the portfolio has little chance of returning to the securitization market.

    • 20 Dec 2016
  • ‘UniCredit is not an outlier’: Mustier confident on Basel IV ahead of €13bn rights issue

    UniCredit will not be one of the Basel IV ‘outliers’ that will have to substantially increase its capital levels when the new rules come in, according to chief executive Jean-Pierre Mustier, speaking at the launch of the bank’s new strategic plan on Tuesday morning.

    • 13 Dec 2016
  • Credit Suisse leans away from levfin

    Credit Suisse updated the market on the progress of its strategic turnaround on Wednesday, lowering its revenue targets and stepping up its cost cutting. The majority of the additional cost cutting will hit global markets, while in investment banking it has already cut down its reliance on leveraged finance.

    • 08 Dec 2016

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  • Corporate bonds offer lesson in pragmatism

    While its barnstorming start to the year gave fee-earning bankers joy, the corporate bond market’s sturdiness in the face of shrill political risk is in some ways its most impressive feat this month.

    • 19 Jan 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 22,118.13 61 9.00%
2 Barclays 20,987.41 55 8.54%
3 JPMorgan 17,406.75 53 7.08%
4 HSBC 16,333.52 48 6.64%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,454.74 49 6.29%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%