• Turkey shows resilience with bond market return

    Turkey passed its first test of investor sentiment on Tuesday night, returning to international capital markets with a $2bn five year deal after an absence of six months while the country had a brush with economic and diplomatic chaos.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Piovan bucks trend as Italian IPO flies

    In a month where volatility has machine gunned Europe’s IPO hopefuls, Italian plastics manufacturing firm Piovan has managed to price its deal with an oversubscribed book.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Andalusia stages successful return from FLA

    The Autonomus Community of Andalusia received plenty of demand for its first syndication in over seven years on Wednesday, allowing the issuer to increase the size of its deal and tighten pricing.

    17 Oct 2018
  • BoE notes Sonia progress with caution on long-dated contracts

    The Bank of England has noted progress in the sterling overnight index average rate’s (Sonia’s) development as an alternative reference rate with approval, while also flagging the continued production of long-dated contracts tied to Libor.

    • 01:45 PM




  • How to fix a $512bn Libor problem

    There are more than $512bn worth of bonds that will need to switch to an alternative reference rate if global regulators execute plans to ditch the Libor benchmark by the end of 2021, Linklaters said on Wednesday. GlobalCapital asked the law firm what needs to happen for a successful switchover.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • MUFG reorg puts three global heads outside Japan

    MUFG has put in place a new management structure, which sees a number of its businesses run globally but from outside Japan. The bank has also crowned several regional and deputy regional heads.

    • 09 Oct 2018
  • HSBC plucks Enns from Goldman to lead FIG

    HSBC has hired Peter Enns from Goldman Sachs as its global head of FIG, a major hire after the publication of an anonymous memo criticising the firm's investment banking strategy.

    • 05 Oct 2018



  • CYBG's IRB boost shows how UK big banks benefit

    CYBG’s move to an internal ratings based (IRB) approach highlights how the UK’s largest lenders enjoy a substantial competitive benefit over the challengers.

    • 16 Oct 2018
  • Turkey needs to fly

    The Republic of Turkey has set price guidance on a new bond issue that equates to 60bp back of its curve. That is a big, sour number for Turkey to have to offer investors, but its goal at this point must be to reopen the capital markets for its banks and corporates. To do that, Turkey's new bond needs to perform.

    • 16 Oct 2018

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  • ABN restructuring aims to cut lending, target returns

    ABN Amro has restructured its corporate and institutional bank following growing cyclical and regulatory pressures that are pushing ABN to keep tightly focused on returns in corporate finance, writes David Rothnie.

    • 10 Oct 2018

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  • Testing Brexit stress scuppers stress testing

    Tucked away at the end of a press release, the Bank of England announced this week that it would delay a stress test for financial institutions. A messy departure from the EU could test the banks in real life instead.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Fintech M&A: the future is here

    Fintech M&A has come of age, with buyers now focusing on the upper strata of the industry rather than the minnow on minnow action that has defined the sector so far. The capital markets should prepare for the influx of deal making.

    • 11 Oct 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 301,728.92 1170 8.05%
2 JPMorgan 294,792.92 1287 7.86%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 277,049.56 932 7.39%
4 Barclays 229,666.94 852 6.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 204,014.81 670 5.44%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 43,227.81 174 7.06%
2 JPMorgan 38,825.76 78 6.34%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 33,071.14 158 5.40%
4 UniCredit 32,342.86 144 5.28%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 31,330.98 120 5.12%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 13,022.65 55 9.04%
2 Goldman Sachs 12,059.06 58 8.37%
3 Citi 9,451.48 53 6.56%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,054.41 48 5.59%
5 UBS 7,829.15 30 5.44%