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  • US fund sues ZTO, banks for alleged IPO failings

    A US pension fund has filed a class action lawsuit against ZTO Express and the banks which underwrote its $1.4bn IPO on the New York Stock Exchange last year.

    • 21 Jul 2017
  • Citi and BAML score M&A success in Q2

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Citi’s M&A and advisory businesses shone this quarter, thanks to sustained investments in moving up the investment banking table, and to a series of chunky deals where both firms have been prominent. Goldman and Morgan Stanley, still the top two banks in the market, saw advisory revenues flatline in the second quarter.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • EU escapes US MMF reform fate

    The European Union’s rules to improve the resilience of money market funds came into force on Thursday. Investors expecting similar consequences to those which followed the US reform can breathe a sigh of relief.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Indian insurers ride FIG wave with $3bn IPOs

    A swathe of Indian insurers are readying IPOs that could raise some $3bn between them in the next several months, riding a resurgent FIG wave in the country. Expectations are running high that more transactions will hit screens in the second half of the year. John Loh reports.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • SSAs join red chips in Panda bonanza

    After a dire first half of the year, the Panda bonds market had a busy week with five issuers either pricing their deals or revealing their intention to come to the market. While red chip real estate names still make up most of the pipeline, sovereign and local government issuers are starting to get a piece of the action, with Hungary and the Province of British Columbia (BC) leading the way.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Asia people and markets news in brief, July 20, 2017

    China's State Council grants PBoC more power — Citic CLSA loses ECM syndicate head — UBS beefs up Asia DCM — StanChart hires two for loans — BAML debt banker makes exit — SGX brings back lunchtime break

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Panda-monium: volatile issuance divides opinion

    Panda bonds are finally coming back to life after a dire first half. But although all the conditions are in place for an issuance boom, there is reason to doubt quite how high volumes will go.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Bahrain’s Bank ABC names Asia head

    Bahrain-based Bank ABC has hired veteran banker Patrick Tan to lead its Asia business in Singapore, according to an announcement on Wednesday.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • CR Land returns with dual-tranche Panda

    Hong Kong-listed China Resources Land is returning to the Panda market on July 21 after a year-long absence. The company, which is hoping to raise Rmb5bn ($741m), will be the second red chip real estate issuer in two days to price a dual-tranche Panda deal.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • SGX brings back lunch break for traders

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) is bringing back the lunchtime trading break following a rejig of its equities market structure.

    • 19 Jul 2017

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  • You don't always want what you want

    Investors complain often and vocally about so many aspects of new issue execution. Often their complaints fall on deaf ears, sometimes they are acknowledged, and occasionally they are acted upon. This week an issuer considered complaints that had rung in their ears for over a year, only to find investors did not want what they said after all.

    • 20 Jul 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 25,385.87 103 7.10%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,023.57 59 6.16%
4 BNP Paribas 18,766.65 109 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,157.63 105 5.08%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%