• EM on tenterhooks over Turkey finance minister call

    Turkey’s finance minister, Berat Albayrak, is holding an investor call at 2pm London time today. Over 5,000 participants are registered for the call and will be looking to see if the politician can bring calm to the crisis engulfing Turkish and wider emerging markets.

    • 01:00 PM
  • Aegon considers Vivat bid after sale reports

    Aegon has said that it will look into buying Vivat should its fellow Dutch insurer be put up for sale this year, but the firm added that it was ‘far too early’ to talk about financing options.

    • 12:00 PM




  • Brexit taking its toll as fund managers pull away from UK

    Global investor confidence in UK equities has tumbled so far in August, according to the latest fund manager survey from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, marking the largest monthly drop in sentiment towards the UK since the Brexit referendum.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • BAML SSA banker moves to New York

    A London-based SSA syndicate banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has moved to New York as part of an internal exchange programme.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • FIG DCM head trades Citi for Santander

    Citi’s head EMEA FIG DCM is leaving the bank and taking up a senior FIG role at Banco Santander.

    • 14 Aug 2018



  • RCom: Tender is the night

    India’s Reliance Communcations (RCom) tender and exchange offer, unveiled last week, would clear the issuer’s books of its $300m 6.5% 2020 bond. But since RCom defaulted on a payment for the notes last November, it is in no position to offer investors such paltry tender and exchange terms.

    • 09:45 AM
  • Green CP: a step in the right direction

    Rabobank has launched a green CP and certificate of deposit programme, opening up the world of short term debt to SRI investors for the first time.

    • 14 Aug 2018

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  • Ain’t nothing but a number

    Yields on Turkey’s sovereign debt hit 20% this week, stoking fears of a debt crisis. But breaking the purported psychological importance of the 20% ceiling does not add much to the well-established litany of issues facing the country’s economy.

    • 09 Aug 2018
  • Elon Musk and the Trumpification of investor relations

    Elon Musk likes causing a stir on Twitter. Last year he announced his plans to avoid traffic in Los Angeles by digging large tunnels between his home and his office on the site. But the CEO might have dug an ever deeper hole for himself this week by tweeting that he was seeking to privatise Tesla at $420 a share with funding secured.

    • 09 Aug 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 239,928.76 921 8.16%
2 JPMorgan 222,471.63 995 7.57%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 215,931.77 721 7.34%
4 Barclays 184,694.55 670 6.28%
5 Goldman Sachs 158,679.40 515 5.40%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 32,522.19 61 6.59%
2 BNP Paribas 32,284.10 130 6.54%
3 UniCredit 26,992.47 123 5.47%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 26,569.73 97 5.38%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 23,807.36 111 4.82%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 10,167.68 46 8.82%
2 JPMorgan 9,894.90 42 8.58%
3 Citi 8,202.25 45 7.11%
4 UBS 6,098.17 23 5.29%
5 Credit Suisse 5,236.02 28 4.54%