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  • Mortgage prisoners' dilemma

    The ‘mortgage prisoners’ fiasco has made it easier for MPs to demonise useful financial tools. While thousands of mortgagors cheer at the news they are about to be freed from their loans, the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) support has come in too late to undo the reputational damage done to useful parts of the capital markets.

  • Pandemic bond's failings don't invalidate ILS yet

    The World Bank’s pioneering pandemic bond has failed to recognise what the World Health Organisation has said is the second largest Ebola epidemic ever, which took place in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is a gross failure, but the jury is still out on using such instruments to fund disaster response in the developing world.

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Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
1 96.70 326 10.27%
2 91.03 263 9.67%
3 72.51 234 7.70%
4 72.50 232 7.70%
5 66.96 213 7.11%