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  • Diamond’s Panmure purchase marks bet on building on in mid-market

    Buying Panmure Gordon may not be the Bob Diamond comeback that everyone was clamouring for, but it could mark the first step in the formation of a non-bank financial player in the mould of Cantor Fitzgerald, writes David Rothnie.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Too many mouths: Europe’s boom in bookrunners

    Bookrunner numbers on European deals are climbing ever higher, and it’s hurting deal execution. That, at least, is the complaint of many in the DCM and syndicate world. Is this just self-interest, or should issuers be worried? What, if anything, can be done about the growing mandate roll calls?

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • Deutsche protects payouts with ‘retention awards’

    Deutsche Bank achieved a headline cut in its bonus pool of nearly 80% for 2016 to €500m. But this is dwarfed by the €1.1bn the bank is paying in ‘retention awards’, which it insists are not part of 2016 compensation, but a way to keep essential employees at the bank.

    • 20 Mar 2017
  • Deutsche drawn into SSA bond trading probe

    Deutsche Bank disclosed on Monday that it has been drawn into the SSA bond trading and manipulation investigation, with requests for information from regulatory authorities.

    • 20 Mar 2017
  • Panmure Gordon to hire in M&A after purchase by Diamond

    Panmure Gordon confirmed last Friday that it had recommended a takeover by Atlas Merchant Capital and QInvest, as former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond hopes to build a “larger, successful boutique investment bank”, which will add M&A capabilities to its existing corporate finance products.

    • 17 Mar 2017
  • End of Basel IV waiting on Trump to name negotiators

    The ‘Basel IV’ output floor agreements, which regulators call the completion of ‘Basel III’, are stalled until US president Donald Trump's administration names negotiators to show up to committee meetings, according to two members of the Deutsche Bundesbank.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • Staley’s ‘good vibes’ power Barclays’ American dream

    Barclays has its tail up in the Americas, where its corporate finance business is in "better shape than ever" and it's ahead of the European pack. Now it has to square up to the likes of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, writes David Rothnie.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • NBAD reveals new capital markets team

    National Bank of Abu Dhabi revealed its new capital markets leadership on Thursday, following the bank’s merger with First Gulf Bank.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • P&M Notebook: electrical storm?

    E-trading is starting to touch even the slowest, least liquid corners of credit. It’s less powerful than its most convinced adherents hope, but it’s coming, like it or not.

    • 13 Mar 2017
  • Throsby stamps mark on Barclays

    Tim Throsby, the former JP Morgan equities head who recently joined Barclays as chief executive of its corporate and investment bank, has made his first major appointment, asking Art Mbanefo, head of EMEA and APAC markets, to take on a new role spanning treasury, capital management, and client-facing markets roles.

    • 09 Mar 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
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 5,440.56 17 10.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,468.97 23 8.82%
3 UBS 3,742.72 17 7.39%
4 Citi 3,393.89 23 6.70%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,360.93 18 6.63%