• MEP Ferber rejects no-action letter system

    Prominent German member of European parliament, Markus Ferber, has put down suggestions that European regulators should be granted powers to temporarily exempt market participants from regulations.

    • 12:15 PM




  • Morgan Stanley shoots lights out in European securitization

    As the major US banks reporting strong performances for the first quarter this week, Morgan Stanley boss James Gorman and chief financial officer Jonathan Pruzan picked out their European securitization operation out for praise, on the back of financing activity for legacy portfolios.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • ECB makes power play over clearing in leaked doc

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has proposed new powers that could allow it to control elements of foreign clearing houses’ operations (CCPs) in “exceptional” crisis situations, according to a leaked position paper. This is likely to escalate already tense relations with US regulators.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • People Moves in Brief

    Mizuho trading head exits — Barclays, StanChart raids BNPP — Macquarie boosts ECM effort

    • 19 Apr 2018



  • Market right to fear more Russia sanctions despite delay

    The Trump administration’s decision not to announce new sanctions against Russia on Monday is unlikely to be the end of the sanctions saga, with designations having been proven to be the US's most effective weapon against Russia.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • Rusal target for sanctions should give hope to EM investors

    The US Treasury’s targeting of Rusal in its latest round of sanctions was far from the random hit that investors are claiming. The US has demonstrated its power over the dollar-based financial system — and it has no need to do further damage.

    • 17 Apr 2018

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  • Banks get hot under the collars in solutions business re-boot

    Controls have been tightened after the high-profile losses that banks took on margin loans when retail conglomerate Steinhoff ran into trouble late last year. But strategic equity solutions businesses remain central to equity capital markets, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Apr 2018

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  • You can't just recycle if you believe in ESG

    Two pieces of news this week highlight how environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is conquering the capital markets. But both carry a risk of intellectual laziness.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Libor needs a revival, not a funeral

    The derivatives industry is engaging with efforts to create credible alternative reference rates to Libor, but three years is too little time to achieve this and more attention needs to focus on the existing benchmark itself.

    • 19 Apr 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 137,684.72 518 8.06%
2 JPMorgan 129,498.00 535 7.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114,225.75 384 6.69%
4 Barclays 99,473.36 357 5.83%
5 Goldman Sachs 97,629.05 275 5.72%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,423.32 23 9.47%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,215.71 38 6.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 13,118.70 35 6.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,117.87 27 5.62%
5 Citi 11,366.88 31 5.27%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 5,907.08 27 10.39%
2 JPMorgan 4,381.89 22 7.70%
3 Citi 4,165.68 23 7.32%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,050.74 23 7.12%
5 UBS 2,626.72 9 4.62%