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  • Morgan Stanley capital markets head to run structured credit fund

    Claus Skrumsager, co-head of EMEA capital markets at Morgan Stanley, will join the firm’s investment management unit as portfolio manager and head of private structured credit solutions, a new role leading a team and fund which has yet to be established, but which is likely to involve deploying institutional capital into a wide range of illiquid assets.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Old Money: Barclays déjà vus

    It’s a back-to-the-future new year for Barclays as it forges ahead with its strategic repositioning — the latest moves in what feel like decades-long twists and turns into and out of Africa and investment banking.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • French regulator consults on corporate finance

    The French markets regulator has opened a consultation on regulating corporate finance advisory activities – an area which, when carried by boutiques, consultancies, law firms and accountants, can sometimes avoid formal regulatory scrutiny.

    • 05 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
  • Balance sheets set to bloat thanks to new year’s TRIM

    The ECB’s review of bank internal models, dubbed TRIM, looks set to swell bank balance sheets in the year ahead — partially removing any benefit European firms get from a delay of the Basel Committee’s new credit risk rules.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Cantor Fitzgerald's shot at fixed income big time with Jain hire

    Anshu Jain’s move to Cantor Fitzgerald proves that, when it comes to building a fixed income business, the smart money is on the non-bank financial sector, argues David Rothnie.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Jain to join Cantor Fitzgerald

    Anshu Jain, former co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank, is joining Cantor Fitzgerald as president.

    • 03 Jan 2017
  • ANZ, CIMB offload Chinese bank stakes

    ANZ and CIMB have both revealed plans to sell their respective stakes in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank (SRCB) and Bank of Yingkou, as part of strategies to focus on their core businesses.

    • 03 Jan 2017
  • Regulation turning syndicate into an art rather than science

    New issue bonds have been going from strength to strength, with some of the largest ever issues priced in the last two years. But the way they are executed has hardly changed for years. That is, until 2016, when sweeping regulatory change arrived in the form of new market abuse rules, along with new technology platforms and new market guidelines. Owen Sanderson reports.

    • 01 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%