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  • Steinhoff fraud fears lay capital markets hero low

    Steinhoff International’s revelation of accounting irregularities has smashed the reputation of a company that had been widely admired as a daring and astute user of capital markets. Sam Kerr, Virginia Furness, Aidan Gregory, Silas Brown and Bianca Boorer examine how the retailer's troubles have rocked confidence among bond, equity and loan investors and even shaken appetite for South African risk.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Courageous Carige pulls off private rescue as retail shareholders come good

    Underwriters of Banca Carige’s €500m rights issue were jubilant on Thursday, when the results of the deal showed it had attracted about €200m of demand in the open market — almost exactly the amount needed for the banks to avoid having to buy shares, and underlining that the Italian lender has been rescued in an orderly way by private sector investors, a first in recent Italian history, writes Jon Hay.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Basel III marathon ends but capital race is far from over

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has put pen to paper in finalising the international set of banking regulations known as Basel III, giving capital markets some long-awaited clarity on the way in which banks should model for risk. By Tyler Davies.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • LBBW raises bar for FIG greens with €750m print

    Landesbank Baden-Württemberg became the first European bank to issue a green bond larger than the minimum benchmark size in euros on Tuesday, marking a new milestone in the burgeoning market. Advances in data collection could increase the volume of eligible green assets. By Jasper Cox.

    • 07 Dec 2017

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  • Bankers leave HSBC DCM and syndicate

    Several bankers are leaving HSBC's bond teams, including its head of public sector syndicate, according to sources.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Next year expect more China — in Europe

    Europe looks ripe for a wave of takeovers by Chinese companies in 2018, as the country becomes more willing to countenance dealmaking overseas after its recent pullback.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • ING to build US investment grade, high yield DCM teams

    ING is looking to build a footprint in US investment grade and high yield debt markets, with the bank hoping to win more syndication mandates from existing corporate clients, senior figures at the bank said on Thursday.

    • 07 Dec 2017


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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 414,341.60 1584 9.05%
2 JPMorgan 376,530.42 1722 8.23%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 357,892.56 1291 7.82%
4 Goldman Sachs 265,958.80 913 5.81%
5 Barclays 263,382.44 1050 5.75%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 44,979.63 190 6.72%
2 Deutsche Bank 37,019.66 134 5.53%
3 BNP Paribas 35,303.69 205 5.28%
4 JPMorgan 33,752.71 110 5.04%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,865.23 106 4.91%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 22,398.41 104 8.72%
2 Morgan Stanley 18,608.72 99 7.25%
3 Citi 17,768.49 110 6.92%
4 UBS 17,372.80 70 6.77%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,228.66 97 6.71%