• World Benchmarking Alliance launches ambitious SDG league tables

    On Monday evening in New York, a coalition of investors, NGOs and other parties will publicly launch the World Benchmarking Alliance, an initiative to give investors free information about which companies are best at bringing about the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

    • 05:00 PM
  • AFT to boost short end printing as France’s deficit grows

    Agence France Trésor will increase its use of short term debt markets after France’s growing deficit — outlined in a government budget statement on Monday — resulted in a nearly €30bn increase in its financing requirements.

    • 03:00 PM
  • Abbott uses jumbo euro debut to refi dollars

    US healthcare company Abbott Laboratories debuted in the European corporate bond market on Monday, selling a €3.42bn triple-tranche deal. The proceeds of the jumbo deal were to repay the issuer’s outstanding deals in dollars.

    • 01:30 PM
  • El Corte cuts short hopes for Spanish corp bond listing fiesta

    Spain’s largest department store group, El Corte Inglés, has begun roadshowing for its first rated issue in a busy week. But its bonds will be listed in Dublin, despite efforts from the Spanish financial regulator to retain domestic bond listing in Madrid.

    • 01:45 PM




  • Credit Suisse hands origination roles to two equity syndicate bankers

    Credit Suisse has made a pair of appointments in its EMEA equity capital markets team, elevating two syndicate bankers to ECM origination roles, according to a memo seen by GlobalCapital.

    • 11:00 AM
  • UBS hires for NPL structuring

    UBS has hired an ex-Deutsche Bank banker to structure securitizations, with a particular focus on NPL portfolios — a major departure for an investment bank that closed its securitization operations in 2012.

    • 21 Sep 2018
  • LSE, NSE join forces for Masala bonds dual listing

    The London Stock Exchange Group and the National Stock Exchange of India have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to create a dual listing route for Masala bonds in the hopes of giving a fillip to the asset class.

    • 09:00 AM



  • The struggle continues for Chinese property companies

    Chinese property companies that have been relying heavily on the country’s banks for their offshore loans should beware. The mainland bank lending tap may not be open for too long.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • UK throws City under Brexit bus because it’s politically easy

    The City has prepared as best it can for a no-deal Brexit, but it's not just the immediate effects it needs to worry about — the UK government’s disdain for the industry its Brexit planning will diminish UK-based financial services for many years, and the government doesn't seem to care.

    • 18 Sep 2018

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  • HSBC mutineers are fighting yesterday’s war

    An anonymous letter criticising HSBC’s global banking division exposes its history of underperformance in M&A. But that was never a priority for the bank, which should be more worried about a broader rebuild after the Matthew Westerman era, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Sep 2018

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  • What happens when green bonds get polluted?

    How green should a green bond be? Should the company issuing the green bonds have to be green itself, or is it enough that the projects that the bonds are funding are of a hue most verdant? And just how green are those projects they are funding?

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Nasdaq must come clean

    A Norwegian trader lost millions on Wednesday in a bad bet on the German and Nordic power markets, putting other members of Nasdaq Clearing on the hook for €107m in losses. The clearing house withstood the test to its capital buffers, but Nasdaq must be clear about what went wrong and what steps need to be taken to maintain confidence in its systems.

    • 13 Sep 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 281,642.23 1086 8.16%
2 JPMorgan 270,584.56 1179 7.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 253,429.76 853 7.34%
4 Barclays 210,456.38 780 6.09%
5 Goldman Sachs 188,752.91 614 5.47%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 37,171.06 156 6.65%
2 JPMorgan 34,910.99 67 6.25%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 30,338.70 112 5.43%
4 UniCredit 29,482.91 134 5.28%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 27,998.53 136 5.01%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 11,322.29 47 9.04%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,369.68 49 8.28%
3 Citi 9,134.57 51 7.29%
4 UBS 6,515.43 25 5.20%
5 Morgan Stanley 6,459.47 42 5.16%