• ESM shakes up senior management

    The European Stability Mechanism has reorganised its senior management team with a series of internal appointments and reshuffles.

    • 17 Jul 2019
  • Investors warn IPO sellers to take them 'seriously'

    Europe’s equity capital markets professionals are looking ahead to the next crop of IPOs in September but investors are insisting to sellers that they are a picky bunch when it comes to what they will buy and at what price.

    • 17 Jul 2019





  • Crédit Agricole adds to Asian sustainability team

    Crédit Agricole has nabbed one of HSBC’s former sustainability bond leads to work on its sustainable financing team in Asia.

    • 16 Jul 2019
  • Fund seeks to open Uzbekistan to London investors

    Investors in London are being presented with their first chance to invest in Uzbekistan through a new closed-end fund, Oltin, the first internationally listed security giving investors exposure to the Central Asian republic.

    • 16 Jul 2019
  • Credit Suisse hires Goldman banker to build Saudi offering

    Hazem Shawki is set to join Credit Suisse from Goldman Sachs in order to lead its investment banking operations in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, with a particular focus on pushing further into the Saudi Arabian market.

    • 16 Jul 2019
  • Carlyle garners $3.1bn for new private debt fund

    The Carlyle Group has raised $3.1bn of investable capital and $2.4bn of equity commitments for its new credit opportunities fund, tapping investors’ interest in private debt to surpass the firm’s target goal.

    • 15 Jul 2019



  • China’s tighter bond rules should be applauded

    China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has tightened regulations on property companies selling bonds in the overseas market. Those with free market instincts ─ including this paper ─ would typically balk at such heavy-handedness. But a tough stance is exactly what the market needs to become sustainable in the long-run.

    • 10:30 AM
  • Bulky business, bulky risk in annuity insurance

    The UK’s bulk annuity insurers have enjoyed exceptionally strong sales, and are now coming into the market for debt capital. But bond investors should be aware of the risks inherent in the business.

    • 16 Jul 2019

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  • Can corp fin survive the Deutsche equities rout?

    Deutsche Bank’s strategic overhaul looks set to maintain the bank’s leading position in debt capital markets and leveraged finance. But it casts doubts over Deutsche’s ability to retain a top tier corporate finance franchise and could signal the slow death of its equity capital markets franchise, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 Jul 2019

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  • Risk-weight fiddling won't save planet

    The pace of growth in green mortgage financing is improving, but it is still woefully inadequate, particularly with respect to covered bonds where there are no price advantages. Fiddling with mortgage risk weights while the world burns will not change behaviour quickly enough.

    • 11 Jul 2019
  • Deutsche’s decline may cause a German rethink

    Could Deutsche Bank’s relegation from the top table of investment banks puncture Germany’s positive impression of its banking system, leading to a breakthrough in Europe's banking union?

    • 11 Jul 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 223,845.04 1008 8.25%
2 Citi 208,986.58 875 7.70%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 172,744.49 728 6.37%
4 Barclays 162,671.16 665 6.00%
5 HSBC 134,855.94 732 4.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 27,431.07 110 7.88%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,676.63 105 7.38%
3 JPMorgan 21,834.93 53 6.28%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,382.31 54 6.15%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,639.52 78 4.78%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Morgan Stanley 7,483.87 37 9.66%
2 JPMorgan 7,363.27 46 9.51%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,842.44 35 8.84%
4 Citi 5,763.97 41 7.44%
5 UBS 4,691.07 23 6.06%