• Commission holds off key decision on SIX

    The EU executive has opted not to take any decision on a possible extension of the equivalence status granted to the Swiss stock exchange SIX, which ends at the end of June.

    19 Jun 2019
  • Chile debt head sees win-win from green bond, euros next

    Chile’s head of international finance told GlobalCapital that issuing a green bond had helped the sovereign attract new investors used to buying lower yielding paper, making the deal a win-win for both borrower and buy-side. It is planning to bring its next green deal in euros

    19 Jun 2019
  • Common euro sovereign bond ‘inevitable’, say DMO heads

    A move to a common euro sovereign bond is likely to happen once there is greater harmonisation between the fiscal policies of eurozone nations, according to the heads of the Portuguese and Italian debt management offices at Euromoney's Global Borrowers and Bond Investors Forum in London this week.

    19 Jun 2019
  • Italian Mini BOTs ‘won’t be implemented’, says Tria

    Giovanni Tria, Italy’s minister of economy and finance, rebuffed the chances of a controversial ‘Mini BOT’ financial instrument coming into effect, as he gave a keynote address at the start of the Global Borrowers and Bond Investors Forum in London on Tuesday.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Draghi easing hint sends yields plummeting

    European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi sent European govvie yields plunging on Tuesday by redoubling rhetoric that more easing is on its way, leading to an immediate claim of unfairness from US president Donald Trump.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Markets welcome EU Sustainable Finance announcements

    Four major announcements have been made today by the European Commission and its Technical Expert Group, which is drafting the substance of several parts of its multi-faceted Sustainable Finance Action Plan. There were new texts on the Taxonomy, Green Bond Standard and Low Carbon Benchmarks regulations as well as guidelines for companies on how to report climate change-related information. Many market participants welcomed them.

    • 18 Jun 2019





  • BNP Paribas scoops up EM credit trader

    Akash Garg is set to join BNP Paribas to trade emerging market credit next month.

    • 01:00 PM
  • ABN Amro hires new head of UK FIG DCM

    ABN Amro has appointed an ex-Barclays banker as its new head of UK FIG DCM.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Deutsche ECM boss jumps ship for HSBC

    One of Deutsche Bank’s most senior equity capital markets bankers has resigned after nearly 15 years at the bank to join a rival. The move comes amid reports that Deutsche Bank is preparing to make deep cuts to its equities trading business outside of continental Europe.

    • 18 Jun 2019



  • ABS market needs to consider the ECB's view of STS

    Six months into its inception, the ‘simple, transparent and standardised’ (STS) securitization framework seems to be doing its job. It has successfully established a market set to inherit the majority of ABS issuance, with issuers noting a raft of new investors operating in the sector. But have those buyers made a wrong assumption about how the ECB views STS deals?

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Investors can't take central bank independence for granted

    Central bank independence has long been one of the sacred cows of western financial policy, but the rise of populist politicians is increasing the possibility that it might be on the way to the abattoir.

    • 18 Jun 2019

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  • Bragging rights available: first ESG-linked bond

    Bond-market alpha types may find it galling when the fusty old loan market can teach them an innovative new structure. And yet, that may be about to happen.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • UK-China Stock Connect alive at last

    Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities this week will become the first company to list shares in London via the London-Shanghai Stock Connect programme. The deal, which is oversubscribed, is a landmark transaction and an important step for the internationalisation of China's capital markets.

    • 13 Jun 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 189,911.09 841 8.13%
2 Citi 180,336.48 737 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 150,026.03 618 6.42%
4 Barclays 142,467.32 568 6.10%
5 HSBC 119,450.83 621 5.11%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 21,924.17 77 8.18%
2 BNP Paribas 19,758.95 84 7.38%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,614.25 49 6.58%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,953.29 48 4.84%
5 UniCredit 12,369.61 66 4.62%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 6,404.49 28 10.34%
2 JPMorgan 5,770.67 35 9.31%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,595.50 27 9.03%
4 UBS 4,134.32 20 6.67%
5 Citi 4,045.71 28 6.53%