JP Morgan has chosen a new head of debt capital markets in Emea, as part of a wider reshuffle designed to promote a new generation of bankers to top jobs.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority will look over some banks’ shoulders to make sure they are allocating IPOs fairly and is trying to get league table providers to reduce incentives for banks to engage in ‘league table trades’ in the MTN and equity block trades markets.
Goldman Sachs reported third quarter earnings on Tuesday, posting a year-on-year increase in revenue on the back of improved conditions in its fixed income trading unit.
Fabrice Susini, former global head of securitization at BNP Paribas, has joined the firm's asset management operation, BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
A joint paper from eight European trade associations has outlined the importance of rehabilitating Europe’s securitization market, ahead of crucial discussions on the industry’s regulatory future in the European Parliament on Tuesday.
Efforts to paint the European ABS market as a simple, bank dominated funding tool to charm nervy rule makers underplay the importance of the market for complex, bespoke deals for private equity firms. Each sort has its merits.
Private equity firms have jumped on the recent rally in ABS spreads to dust off loan portfolios for public syndication. The structures are bespoke, and the deals are one-offs — a far cry from the market being just another funding tool for banks. But that's OK.
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|Rank||Lead Manager/Arranger||Total Volume $m||No. of Deals||Share % by Volume|
|2||Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML)||6,901||20||10.32|
Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance
|Rank||Lead Manager||Amount $m||No of issues||Share %|
|1||Wells Fargo Securities||68,611.22||170||11.38%|
|2||Bank of America Merrill Lynch||59,056.08||169||9.80%|