• DP World prints biggest autumn CEEMEA deal yet

    Dubai headquartered DP World on Tuesday sold the largest bond from the Middle East so far this autumn — a quadruple tranche multi-currency bond — but supply from the region is still lower than bankers have been expecting.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Adyen recovers in trading but blocks market remains nervy

    The share price of Adyen, the Dutch payments firm, had recovered to trade at around €650 a share on Wednesday morning after rough week after investor sentiment seemed to turn against the stock after a large block trade.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Covenant defence meltdown as levfin primary booms

    Private equity firms and corporates are unloading speculative grade debt deals with loose terms, but investors still pocket them this week, suggesting that their recent resolve for discipline may be short-lived.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Europe's banks need to make more money, says ECB

    The ECB has concluded most European banks lack a suitable long term business plan and therefore intends to carry out on-site “missions and deep dives” to make sure they become more profitable.

    • 19 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.

    • 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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  • 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 276,777.40 1064 8.14%
2 JPMorgan 266,530.47 1166 7.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 250,764.41 839 7.38%
4 Barclays 205,469.94 758 6.05%
5 Goldman Sachs 184,785.44 600 5.44%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 35,188.43 145 6.49%
2 JPMorgan 32,762.25 63 6.04%
3 UniCredit 29,291.42 133 5.40%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 28,951.69 110 5.34%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 26,611.53 134 4.91%

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 9.03%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,193.27 47 8.22%
3 Citi 9,056.44 50 7.31%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,436.97 42 5.19%
5 UBS 6,389.02 24 5.15%