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  • World Bank record-breaker ‘dispels myth of shallow sterling mart’

    Big central bank and bank treasury demand, alongside good liquidity in the sterling/dollar cross currency basis swap and issuers’ willingness to print large deals, are driving the strongest ever start for the sterling SSA market — and a record trade for World Bank.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Carillion loan was hedged in HSBC CLO

    HSBC hedged part of its lending to Carillion in a synthetic CLO, Metrix 2015-1, with the latter company’s liquidation announcement on Monday triggering a credit event in the portfolio.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • SSA market blooms amid reflation and optimism

    The tone of the European Central Bank’s communiques is firmly hawkish, but investors are determined to pile money into the latest offerings from public sector borrowers.

    • 17 Jan 2018





  • What a cryptocrash would look like

    Bitcoin has, since its creation, been a wild ride. Volatility is part of its charm — after all, where else do you get more than 1500% growth in a year? But if, or when, it crashes for good, how would it play out?

    • 16 Jan 2018
  • Carillion: unhappy in its own way

    Carillion filed for compulsory liquidation on Monday, prompting floods of columnists to rush to display their hours old knowledge of the UK outsourcing sector and denounce the firm’s borrowing strategy. But what the case proves, more than anything, is that each collapsing company is unhappy in its own way.

    • 16 Jan 2018

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  • BNP Paribas places UK at heart of European ambitions

    The recruitment of the former head of European M&A at Barclays is a statement of intent from BNP Paribas, which has serious aspirations for its UK business. Expect some trademark caution though, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 Jan 2018

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  • A great week but caution needed

    Public sector borrowers have enjoyed the finest of weeks, printing across the euro and dollar curves, finding size in sterling and Australian dollars and enjoying reopened Canadian and New Zealand dollar markets.

    • 11 Jan 2018
  • Kodak developing crypto-funding with banks out of shot

    Cryptocurrencies overtook venture capital as the dominant form of fundraising for start-ups in 2017. Now, a grown-up, publicly listed company is getting in on the action. Investment banks would do well to take notice.

    • 11 Jan 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 24,891.71 88 7.80%
2 JPMorgan 23,552.91 80 7.38%
3 Barclays 22,049.34 45 6.91%
4 Goldman Sachs 17,809.03 44 5.58%
5 HSBC 17,636.79 61 5.53%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 48,528.41 214 6.32%
2 Deutsche Bank 44,075.51 161 5.74%
3 BNP Paribas 41,452.79 240 5.40%
4 JPMorgan 37,278.65 134 4.85%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 36,258.27 187 4.72%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 1,607.28 5 24.01%
2 Credit Suisse 1,301.65 4 19.45%
3 UBS 970.80 3 14.50%
4 BNP Paribas 522.35 4 7.80%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 444.17 3 6.64%