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  • OBOR’s RMBi impact divides experts

    Banks are beginning to grapple with the implications of funding the One Belt One Road (OBOR) project following the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation this month. While the initiative will likely help the renminbi go global, it is unclear how far and fast a boost RMB internationalisation will get from it.

    • 10:00 AM
  • EC plans to toughen debt collection to tackle NPLs

    The European Commission’s mid-term review on Capital Markets Union, set to be debated on June 7, will look at toughening the terms on enforcing on collateral, a move which should help recoveries on the continent’s overhang of non-performing loans, but which could prove politically controversial.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Corporates confront life after UK ring-fencing

    UK corporates are preparing for the large UK banks to bring down their ring-fences, a move that could shake up the banking landscape and push more corporates to sign credit support annexes with their banks.

    • 25 May 2017
  • China downgrade to trigger repricing of bonds

    Moody’s downgrade of China triggered a slight widening of spreads on international dollar bonds from the country’s issuers on Wednesday, but the reaction was otherwise largely muted. Despite the tepid response, market watchers say the downgrade could, and should, do more to reset pricing in the offshore debt market. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Indonesia gains full investment grade status

    It has been a long time coming but Indonesia has finally regained its investment grade status from all three major ratings agencies, after S&P boosted the sovereign’s rating to BBB- from BB+ with a stable outlook on May 19.

    • 25 May 2017
  • The blocks business is back in Asia

    Block deals are being printed in Asia with a vengeance this year, with follow-on activity already double that of IPOs. In the past few weeks, successive overnight bookbuilds and IPOs kept bankers busy as stocks hit record highs. Barring a major upset, the gravy train looks set to continue, writes John Loh.

    • 25 May 2017
  • CGIF and Surbana Jurong team up on project bonds

    Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility (CGIF) and infrastructure consulting firm Surbana Jurong are joining up to boost the use of local currency bonds in funding greenfield infrastructure projects in southeast Asia.

    • 25 May 2017
  • China debt issuers to shake off sovereign downgrade

    Market watchers expect spreads on Chinese bonds to widen in the near term because of Moody's downgrade of the sovereign, but there is little concern that the country’s offshore debt issuers will be hit hard.

    • 24 May 2017
  • GlobalCapital's 30 year anniversary quiz

    EuroWeek started publication 30 years ago, and plenty has changed in the markets since then (read our forthcoming 30 year special for more!). But how much of it do you remember? Take our "30 years of capital markets" quiz and find out!

    • 23 May 2017
  • Moody’s joins DBRS with most lenient covered bond ratings

    Moody’s ratings for covered bonds are now almost as lenient as newcomer DBRS, DZ Bank covered bond research analysts have revealed. The change should help protect its share of the market which may be shrinking due to the prevalence of single covered bond ratings.

    • 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
  • 23 May 2017
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%