• Risk transfer, single security to define Fannie and Freddie in 2019

    While there are no plans to release the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government conservatorship in the near future, the growth of the credit risk transfer (CRT) market and the debut of the uniform mortgage-backed security (UMBS) in June 2019 may represent some of the most substantial post-crisis ‘housing reform’.

    • 24 Sep 2018
  • Political risks weigh on Argentina despite IMF hopes

    Argentina’s bond rally may not have much further to run even if the country does clinch a larger deal with the IMF, as investors turn their focus to president Mauricio Macri’s challenge in retaining popularity.

    • 02:15 AM




  • GlobalCapital to announce derivatives award winners

    Representatives from all corners of the derivatives industry will tonight gather at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London to celebrate the winners of the GlobalCapital Global Derivatives Awards.

    • 11:15 AM
  • Chair of Euribor replacement rate group to step down

    Koos Timmermans, the outgoing chief financial officer of Dutch bank ING, will be stepping down from his role as the chairman of the working group on euro risk-free rates, according to a European Central Bank (ECB) spokesperson.

    • 24 Sep 2018
  • World Benchmarking Alliance launches ambitious SDG league tables

    On Monday evening in New York, a coalition of investors, NGOs and other parties will publicly launch the World Benchmarking Alliance, an initiative to give investors free information about which companies are best at bringing about the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

    • 24 Sep 2018



  • The struggle continues for Chinese property companies

    Chinese property companies that have been relying heavily on the country’s banks for their offshore loans should beware. The mainland bank lending tap may not be open for too long.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • UK throws City under Brexit bus because it’s politically easy

    The City has prepared as best it can for a no-deal Brexit, but it's not just the immediate effects it needs to worry about — the UK government’s disdain for the industry its Brexit planning will diminish UK-based financial services for many years, and the government doesn't seem to care.

    • 18 Sep 2018

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  • HSBC mutineers are fighting yesterday’s war

    An anonymous letter criticising HSBC’s global banking division exposes its history of underperformance in M&A. But that was never a priority for the bank, which should be more worried about a broader rebuild after the Matthew Westerman era, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Sep 2018

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  • What happens when green bonds get polluted?

    How green should a green bond be? Should the company issuing the green bonds have to be green itself, or is it enough that the projects that the bonds are funding are of a hue most verdant? And just how green are those projects they are funding?

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Nasdaq must come clean

    A Norwegian trader lost millions on Wednesday in a bad bet on the German and Nordic power markets, putting other members of Nasdaq Clearing on the hook for €107m in losses. The clearing house withstood the test to its capital buffers, but Nasdaq must be clear about what went wrong and what steps need to be taken to maintain confidence in its systems.

    • 13 Sep 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 283,306.27 1094 8.16%
2 JPMorgan 271,811.81 1187 7.83%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 254,169.74 856 7.32%
4 Barclays 212,825.73 790 6.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 189,318.47 616 5.45%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 37,223.03 158 6.64%
2 JPMorgan 34,910.99 67 6.23%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 30,353.68 113 5.41%
4 UniCredit 29,801.83 136 5.31%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 27,998.53 136 4.99%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 11,324.10 47 8.92%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,371.50 49 8.17%
3 Citi 9,134.57 51 7.19%
4 UBS 6,517.25 25 5.13%
5 Morgan Stanley 6,459.47 42 5.09%