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  • End of EM bull run feared as markets see red

    Three new issues from the CEEMEA market this week marked the end of the heyday of easy money for emerging market bonds, as EM bond fund outflows were on track to hit their highest level since those prompted by the election of US president Donald Trump in 2016. Francesca Young reports.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • Unholy trinity threatens Europe's loan market

    The European syndicated loan market is facing an unprecedented structural challenges this year, leaving market participants unsure what the usually steady corner of the capital markets might look like by Christmas, writes Michael Turner.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • Deutsche finds Pfandbrief solace as cold senior winds continue to swirl

    Deutsche Bank found fleeting funding consolation with a tightly priced Pfandbrief this week but, with a considerable funding requirement left to fill, the German bank is braced for a return to senior and subordinated markets where support is likely to be more flighty. Bill Thornhill reports.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • ‘Unprecedented’ fund outflows as US high yield suffers

    The US high yield market is hunkering down, with skittish investors pulling a record amount of cash for the sector this week while the proportion of investors shorting high yield exchange traded funds hits a post-crisis high. David Bell reports.

    • 15 Feb 2018




  • EBA pushes for tougher hedging after Premier Oil split risk transfer market

    Premier Oil’s restructuring last year was a test for the risk transfer market, as it saw the different synthetic securitizations exposed to the troubled firm react very differently. The European Banking Authority wants to see a tougher approach and more consistency in the market, which could hurt some firms’ ability to transfer risk.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • ESMA blasted for debt approval grab

    The European Securities and Markets Authority’s plan to take over approving wholesale debt and asset backed securities prospectuses has flummoxed market participants, who say ESMA has no plan to make the new system work — raising fears that European debt markets will be gummed up by a cumbersome approval process.

    • 15 Feb 2018



  • Monte: back to life, back to reality

    Following an €8.1bn state bail-out, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena still has its work cut out in putting ticks in the boxes of its 2021 restructuring plan.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Public bonds would be better for Qatar National Bank

    Qatar National Bank (QNB) has picked up $2.38bn of bonds via private placements (PPs) in the last fortnight. But the size of the deals are such that they would have been better printed as public Eurobonds.

    • 13 Feb 2018

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  • Crunch year for Deutsche's IB biz as Warren promises growth

    Shareholders are losing patience with Deutsche Bank. Rivals are circling. But the firm believes its corporate and investment bank has turned a corner. This year will be critical for its corporate finance business, writes David Rothnie.

    • 15 Feb 2018

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  • ABS trading: keeping it old school

    The $4.5m rap on the knuckles for Deutsche Bank’s CMBS trading desk for taking advantage of an opaque system of secondary trading should come as no surprise. The market revels in its lack of transparency, so don’t expect change any time soon.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • Climate risk is worth stressing about

    Central banks have been tweaking and improving their stress testing models in recent years. But these schemes are already long overdue using a climate risk scenario.

    • 15 Feb 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 66,188.03 223 8.88%
2 JPMorgan 54,703.62 214 7.34%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 48,042.32 157 6.45%
4 Barclays 43,518.03 123 5.84%
5 Goldman Sachs 39,790.19 103 5.34%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9,317.17 12 13.67%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,508.63 11 11.02%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,773.27 11 8.47%
4 Citi 4,606.54 14 6.76%
5 BNP Paribas 2,914.62 14 4.28%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 2,432.15 11 12.88%
2 Credit Suisse 1,641.59 6 8.69%
3 JPMorgan 1,527.50 8 8.09%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,424.25 10 7.54%
5 Citi 1,285.41 7 6.81%