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  • UBS wins cost battle but fights FIG turf war

    The Swiss bank has proved to be world class in generating returns and cutting costs. Now it faces a direct assault from rivals on its core business, writes David Rothnie.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Barclays lays out capital markets leadership, Brown to leave syndicate

    Following the new structure announced in Barclays banking and markets business last week, JF Astier, who now heads capital markets, has laid out the senior leadership of the business, and Jonathan Brown, co-head of IG syndicate, has moved to a new job.

    • 16 May 2017
  • The next 30 years of the capital markets

    Since May 15 1987, when EuroWeek started publishing, the global capital markets have been through several revolutions, but there’s lots in 2017 that would be recognisable to someone working in fixed income in 1987. What, if anything, will the capital markets of 2047 look like?

    • 16 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
  • Banking head Dean to retire, Barclays revamps investment bank

    Sam Dean, head of corporate finance for Europe at Barclays, is to retire from the bank and the industry, amid a sweeping reorganisation of Barclays' investment bank as its new head Tim Throsby makes his first major overhaul of management.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Goldman’s shake-up brings forward the next generation

    The raft of promotions in the upper echelons of the Goldman Sachs investment banking department has been called "the most dramatic overhaul in a decade". In a way this is true – Goldman has lost some of its most senior bankers over the last 12 months and last week's reshuffle was an emphatic move to promote the next generation of bankers, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Goldman appoints two co-heads of IBD

    Goldman Sachs has appointed two new co-heads of its investment banking division, with Richard Gnodde making way to focus on his role as CEO of the bank’s European operations.

    • 09 May 2017
  • Macron raises stakes in battle for French mandates

    France’s investment bankers will be keen to prove their top level political connections following Emmanuel Macron's election as president, writes David Rothnie.

    • 04 May 2017
  • BAML tops the table after corporate finance revamp

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch is flying high in European M&A and continuing to expand its leveraged finance franchise, writes David Rothnie.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • US banks roar through Q1 as numbers surge

    Strong volumes at the start of the year and an easy comparison quarter have meant the US banks have posted stonking sets of investment banking numbers in their first quarter reporting. Goldman’s trading numbers may have disappointed, but broader business is booming on Wall Street.

    • 20 Apr 2017

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    The strong performance of the Church of England’s investment fund over the last decade either proves that the Church Commissioners have worked out a prudent investment formula, predicated on patience or they are benefiting from the aid of the ultimate market mover.

    • 23 May 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%