• Barclays sucks up CIB profit dip to pay bonuses earlier

    Barclays showed some quality on Thursday, beating the Street’s estimates on capital and profit after extraordinary charges. The bank rode the wave of surging trade volumes in the fourth quarter and a strengthening dollar, but investment banking outperformed as well. Best of all, for its bankers, the firm said it was bringing forward bonus payments.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • HSBC makes senior changes at commercial bank

    HSBC has made some high profile appointments to its commercial banking teams in Hong Kong and Mainland China, according to an announcement on Thursday.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • Write-down masks HSBC trading boost

    A large write-down in European private banking left HSBC nursing a heavy quarterly loss at the end of 2016, despite a strong performance in global banking and markets and trading profit that nearly doubled.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • HSBC investment bank sheds Q4 profit in Asia

    HSBC's Asia profit before tax from global banking and markets slipped 33% to $654m in the fourth quarter of last year from $972m in Q4 2015, mirroring a fall in income.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • HSBC sticks to bets on RMB, China markets

    HSBC outlined in its annual results announcement on Tuesday some of the difficulties it is facing in the Chinese market, but also said it was raising its revenue targets for the RMB business in 2017.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • Credit Suisse surprises on capital, DoJ forces loss

    Credit Suisse finished 2016 with a Sfr2.4bn ($2.39bn) annual loss but investors found reasons for optimism in the bank’s strong capital position and revenue growth in investment banking and capital markets, causing the stock price to rise 3.05% on the morning it reported.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • SUBbed off: CS might shelve IPO

    Credit Suisse partially stepped away from its plan to place part of its ‘Swiss Universal Bank’ on the market to raise capital, as the bank’s asset disposals and legal settlements came out better than expected, taking the pressure off the bank's capital levels.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • Surging NPL rate pushes DBS profits to two year low

    DBS Group Holdings has reported its lowest quarterly profit in two years, hit by a jump in provisions for bad loans, according to an announcement on Thursday.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • Credit Suisse's 2016 results well received in spite of loss

    Credit Suisse finished 2016 with a Sfr2.4bn ($2.39bn) annual net loss but investors found reasons for optimism in the bank’s strong capital position and revenue growth in investment bank and capital markets, causing the stock price to rise 3.05% by 11.30am London time.

    • 14 Feb 2017
  • Updated: Credit Suisse Apac swings to profit in Q4

    Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific unit returned to the black in the fourth quarter of 2016 as its full year income nearly doubled, the bank said on Tuesday.

    • 14 Feb 2017
  • UniCredit takes giant loss as it preps turnaround plan

    UniCredit announced an €11.8bn loss on Thursday as expected, paving the way for its €13bn rights issue and fifth shot at a transformational rescue. The bank said it had signed agreements preparing for 14,000 redundancies, but away from this carnage, the underlying businesses appeared to stay strong.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • BNP Paribas plots market share raid by 2020

    BNP Paribas’s 2020 growth plan, unveiled on Tuesday, means building the bank’s market share in fixed income and capital markets, as rivals retrench or withdraw. Though the bank plans to run higher capital levels across the firm by 2020, the sale of First Hawaiian will free up firepower for the CIB unit.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • Commerz profits slump but bank builds capital

    Commerzbank’s profits slumped for 2016 and for the fourth quarter, as the euro-orientated commercial bank benefited less than other large banks from the flurry of Trump-related trading and the steepening US yield curve.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • SocGen turns in resilient results as markets thrive

    Société Générale showed it was on a steady forward march on Thursday, posting a robust set of results that benefited from resilient performances across both its retail and investment banking arms.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • DB's fixed income engine in question after €1.4bn loss

    CEO John Cryan expressed sincere regret at serious mistakes made by his bank in the past, as Deutsche Bank posted a loss on Thursday for the second year running. The bank will eventually get past its legacy issues, but analysts were concerned about the bank’s weakening underlying business.

    • 02 Feb 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 62,591.98 254 8.02%
2 Citi 61,005.69 220 7.81%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,608.72 174 7.51%
4 Barclays 54,439.39 163 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 46,279.46 130 5.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,631.43 12 11.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,575.12 14 6.62%
3 Citi 3,984.96 10 5.76%
4 Commerzbank Group 3,849.81 7 5.57%
5 HSBC 3,720.28 13 5.38%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 1,774.56 8 9.26%
2 Morgan Stanley 1,728.90 15 9.02%
3 JPMorgan 1,456.77 11 7.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,450.69 9 7.57%
5 UBS 1,317.06 9 6.87%