• Buy-side wary of ‘Corbyn premium’ in Gilts as May fights for future

    UK government bonds have been playing their traditional role as a haven trade for sterling investors amid the Brexit inspired turmoil of the last 2.5 years. But one possible outcome, the likelihood of which has grown this week — a Labour Party victory in a general election — could push up Gilt yields because of what investors have dubbed the ‘Corbyn premium’.

    12 Dec 2018
  • Mexcat tender is a messy start, but it is a start

    Mexico City airport bondholders are right to turn their noses up at attempts to modify documentation. But though the issuer’s offer will not be the new government’s last squabble with markets, it is still a good sign.

    11 Dec 2018
  • Tencent Music walks away with $1.1bn

    Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) has nabbed $1.1bn from its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, guiding investors toward the bottom of the price range amid choppy markets.

    • 12 Dec 2018
  • Soc Gen preps Paris clearing station

    Société Générale is working to offer its clients direct clearing capabilities in the eurozone by the end of the year, as it launches an offering in Paris for listed and OTC derivatives.

    • 10 Dec 2018




  • Mizuho cuts in DCM and syndicate

    Mizuho International, the London securities and investment banking arm of the Japanese banking group, has cut jobs in its capital markets business over the past week, and among those leaving is a senior DCM banker.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • Dhami returns to market as Rabo syndicate boss

    Harman Dhami has joined Rabobank as head of DCM syndicate, succeeding Paul Vanner, who, after a sabbatical, will return to Rabo to further develop the bank's MTN platform.

    • 03 Dec 2018
  • Citi revamps Apac CIB, taps Metzger to top job

    Citi has named Jan Metzger as head of Asia Pacific banking, capital markets and advisory (BCMA), a newly created division in the region, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia on Thursday.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • HKEX makes senior post-trade hire from Citi

    Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing hired from Citi's Hong Kong team in a bid to boost its post-trade capabilities on Stock Connect and beyond.

    • 07:15 AM



  • Brace yourselves for election year

    With five countries in Asia hosting general elections next year, uncertainty for capital markets will likely be par for the course. With markets already wobbling under global pressures, surprise election results could have catastrophic effects. Bankers and investors should be prepared for a bumpy ride.

    • 12 Dec 2018
  • Brexit Armageddon grows more likely

    Rising hopes that the UK can escape the nightmare of Brexit are misplaced. A second referendum would carry huge risks, and even if the outcome were Remain, it would leave an unstable Britain with a damaged relationship with the rest of the EU.

    • 11 Dec 2018

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  • Perella plots European expansion ahead of ahead of IPO

    The latest independent firm to eye a public listing is doing so after another bumper year for the corporate finance boutiques. But does it mark the peak of the cycle both for deals and the migration of top talent out of the bulge brackets? David Rothnie reports.

    • 06 Dec 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 344,931.23 1345 8.09%
2 JPMorgan 341,263.25 1468 8.00%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 306,817.51 1057 7.19%
4 Barclays 256,761.63 967 6.02%
5 Goldman Sachs 227,538.09 771 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 47,555.97 198 6.55%
2 JPMorgan 46,108.71 102 6.36%
3 UniCredit 39,353.09 170 5.42%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 36,680.00 183 5.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 35,773.91 138 4.93%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 14,088.48 62 8.96%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.57%
3 Citi 9,948.21 58 6.33%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,572.10 54 5.45%
5 UBS 8,391.04 36 5.34%