• CDP brings back Italian supply amid SRI burst

    Cassa Depositi e Prestiti on Tuesday brought the first syndicated SSA supply from Italy since a large sell-off in BTPs began in May — and investors appeared happy with the risk, allowing tightened pricing and a well-oversubscribed book. The sustainability bond came amid a flurry of SRI deals.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • BBVA racks up orders for AT1 after cautious start

    BBVA was offering a healthy new issue premium to get the ball rolling on its latest sale of additional tier one capital, but the Spanish issuer was able to swing pricing tighter after investors shrugged off its Turkish exposures and flocked into the order book.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • New York Fed winds down last of Bear Stearns’ bond portfolio

    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said on Tuesday it had completed the sale of the remaining securities in the $30bn Maiden Lane LLC portfolio of mortgage securities it bought to facilitate JP Morgan’s acquisition of Bear Stearns in March 2008.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • DP World guides for quadruple trancher

    Dubai headquartered ports authority DP World is guiding the market for a 10 year dollar sukuk, a 30 year 144A/Reg S dollar bond, an eight year 144A/Reg S euro bond and a 12 year sterling bond.

    • 18 Sep 2018






  • 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.

    • 10:15 AM
  • 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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  • Endless upheaval: life after Lehman

    In their different ways, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nomura and Barclays have come to define the successes and challenges that have shaped banking in the past decade.

    • 13 Sep 2018

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  • 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
  • UBS and World Bank team up for green-washed equity linker

    World Bank has sold a new equity-linked bond. The twist is that the return is correlated to the performance of a sustainability index — but that doesn’t make it any greener.

    • 13 Sep 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 272,848.08 1048 8.12%
2 JPMorgan 265,005.45 1158 7.89%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 247,670.24 827 7.37%
4 Barclays 202,639.20 746 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 181,377.67 593 5.40%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 34,333.90 143 6.39%
2 JPMorgan 32,762.25 63 6.09%
3 UniCredit 28,575.53 131 5.32%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 28,297.17 109 5.26%
5 Deutsche Bank 26,465.66 91 4.92%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 11,195.88 46 9.08%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,193.27 47 8.26%
3 Citi 9,056.44 50 7.34%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,436.97 42 5.22%
5 UBS 6,098.17 23 4.94%