• Terna prises huge demand for green debut

    Italian electricity network operator Terna sold its first green bond on Monday and was rewarded with an order book that was more than 5.5 times oversubscribed.

    • 16 Jul 2018
  • Deutsche AT1s leap higher after surprise profit projections

    Deutsche Bank’s additional tier ones soared in value by about three cash points at the beginning of the week, after the firm surprised investors by saying that it was expecting to make a strong profit for the second quarter of 2018.

    • 16 Jul 2018
  • Italy spreads move apart from rest of periphery

    Covered bonds from Italian banks underperformed those from lenders in Spain and Greece last week, although this may have partly been down to recent new issues offering significant concessions to investors.

    • 16 Jul 2018




  • RBC takes HSBC's Tufts for sponsors push

    Graham Tufts has left his position as vice chairman of leveraged and acquisition finance at HSBC and is understood to be joining Royal Bank of Canada in a senior role.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • FCA's Bailey knuckles down on alt-Libor term rates, fallbacks

    Financial Conduct Authority chief Andrew Bailey on Thursday set out the options for forward-looking term rates to replace Libor, a family of benchmarks that he described as “vulnerable to misconduct”.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • ECB to give weakest banks extra NPL time

    The European Central Bank said this week it wants banks to provision for legacy non-performing loans in the same way as for new NPL inflows. But, in a major boost for Europe's weakest banks, it is prepared to give heavily burdened banks more time to raise provisions.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • UK government lays out plans for City post-Brexit

    The UK government has revealed its position on the future of financial services after the UK leaves the European Union, which falls short of the passporting rights that banks have now but would be stronger than the existing third country equivalence regime in place by the EU.

    • 12 Jul 2018



  • Taxing AT1 interest is the start of a debate, not the end of the world

    Additional tier one will not die out in Europe if governments remove tax deductions on interest payments, but the latest debate about their fiscal status shines another light on an asset class in a state of confusion.

    • 10 Jul 2018
  • Finding the social good in NPLs

    As demand for investments with good environmental, social and governance credentials rises, are non-performing loans the ultimate social asset class — or toxic waste that ESG investors should disdain?

    • 10 Jul 2018

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  • Time to ponder cross-asset clearing

    It has been a long road for FX options but finally the clearing industry has arrived at a solution for the asset class to play catch up to other derivatives.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • Buy Greece, sell Italy

    Greece is on a roll and the good news keeps coming. It's putting Italy in the shade.

    • 12 Jul 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 213,435.46 816 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 198,165.00 885 7.49%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 189,326.39 632 7.16%
4 Barclays 167,507.64 591 6.33%
5 HSBC 148,871.89 681 5.63%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,830.94 52 6.97%
2 BNP Paribas 28,182.03 110 6.58%
3 UniCredit 21,916.39 101 5.12%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 21,885.13 102 5.11%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,814.64 83 5.10%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 Goldman Sachs 9,508.41 44 8.73%
2 JPMorgan 9,409.35 41 8.64%
3 Citi 7,634.33 42 7.01%
4 UBS 5,950.83 20 5.46%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,145.17 32 4.72%