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  • Three approaches to funding for European SMEs

    Since the global crisis, plenty has been written about banks paring back their lending activities and more stringent capital adequacy rules limiting funding opportunities, particularly for higher-risk borrowers such as smaller companies.

    • 27 Feb 2017
  • 10 Aspects of regulation every corporate board should know

    The six years following the global credit crisis have seen a blizzard of financial regulation hit Europe and wider global markets. As the regulatory landscape starts to settle, we consider the regulatory facts of life that can help companies of all sizes negotiate this new terrain successfully.

    • 06 Dec 2016
  • 12 things every CFO should know about Equity Capital Markets

    Macro and political headwinds make investors nervous. Uncertain market conditions have created a tough environment for anyone seeking to conduct an equity flotation or rights issue in Europe. Some recent high profile cancellations of equity transactions can also be attributed to poor planning or unrealistic expectations. So here are my thoughts on how a CFO can help keep an equity transaction on track — and more generally, keep a company’s shareholders on board.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • The time to borrow

    As borrowing costs in Europe continue to hit historic lows, Dr Michael Kilka, Divisional Head Advisory at Commerzbank responsible for capital market coverage of large corporate and institutional clients, discusses the opportunities and challenges for corporate financing

    • 21 Nov 2016
  • A look at the rise of the green bond market

    2016 is expected to be another record year for green bond issuance. Here Mirko Gerhold, Head of DCM Bonds Solutions at Commerzbank, explains the evolution and benefits of the green bond sector. He also looks ahead to the trends expected in the next two to three years and how issuers and investors can benefit in this growing market.

    • 16 Aug 2016
  • 10 things about DCM markets every CFO should know

    From our extensive time in debt capital markets, we’ve come across plenty of myths and misconceptions about corporate funding. But equally there are certain golden rules that hold true for almost every issuer, whatever their size or profile. Here we’ve gathered 10 universal truths that we hope will help guide any finance director looking to raise funding via DCM loans or bonds.

    • 25 Jul 2016
  • Covered bonds: what does the year ahead hold?

    Commerzbank’s Michael Weigerding looks at trends in the covered bonds market for the year ahead

    • 10 Mar 2016
  • Nine questions to ask about your M&A strategy

    What should you be asking?

    • 21 Jan 2016
  • Leasing: a value added financing tool for all corporates

    Commerzbank Corporates & Markets examines the benefits of leasing in corporate finance

    • 12 Jan 2016
  • European IPO markets: growing in maturity

    Commerzbank Corporates and Markets reviews European IPO activity

    • 11 Dec 2015
  • High potential in high yield

    Commerzbank Corporates & Markets outline the current attraction of the High Yield Bond Market

    • 03 Dec 2015
  • Schuldschein continues to shine brightly

    Commerzbank Corporates & Markets examines the international attractions of Germany’s private placement solution

    • 14 Oct 2015

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%