GlobalCapital FIG Bond Awards 2017: The winners

GlobalCapital held its annual bond dinner awards on May 23 in London's Globe Theatre. The awards are determined by a poll of market participants, and celebrate the outstanding issuers, funding officials, investment banks, bankers and rating agencies in the capital markets between April 2016 and March 2017. Congratulations to the winners and nominees. Below are the FIG bond awards.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 24 May 2017
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FIG Investment Banks


FIG Bond House of the Year

1        JP Morgan

2        HSBC

3        Goldman Sachs


Coming Force in FIG Bonds

1        Nomura

2        Mizuho

3        Santander


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Capital

1        Goldman Sachs

2        UBS

3        HSBC


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Senior Unsecured

1        HSBC

2=      Deutsche Bank

          Goldman Sachs


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Insurance Debt

1        Barclays

2        HSBC

3        JP Morgan


Most Impressive FIG Bond House for Regulatory Advice

1        BNP Paribas

2        HSBC

3        JP Morgan


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Dollars

1        JP Morgan

2        Goldman Sachs

3        Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Euros

1        UBS

2        HSBC

3        BNP Paribas


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Sterling

1        Barclays

2        HSBC

3        Nomura


Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Yen

1        Nomura

2        Mizuho

3        Daiwa


Most Impressive FIG Bond House for Liability Management

1        Deutsche Bank

2        Citigroup

3        Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Most Impressive FIG Bond Research

1        Deutsche Bank

2        Goldman Sachs

3=      JP Morgan

          Citigroup


Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for FIG Borrowers

1        JP Morgan

2        HSBC

3=      Barclays

          Citigroup


Most Impressive Structured MTNs Dealer for FIG Borrowers

1        Citigroup

2        JP Morgan

3        BNP Paribas



FIG Investment Banks - Attributes


Best FIG Bond Bank for Giving Timely and Consistent Updates on the Market

1         Goldman Sachs

2         JP Morgan

3         HSBC


Best FIG Bond Bank for Depth and Quality of Experience in Difficult Markets

1        Goldman Sachs

2        Morgan Stanley

3        JP Morgan


Best FIG Bond Bank for Creative and Useful Funding Ideas

1        Nomura

2        Goldman Sachs

3        HSBC


Best Bank for Providing Swaps and other Derivatives to FIG Borrowers

1        HSBC

2        BNP Paribas

3        Goldman Sachs


Best FIG Bond Bank for Offering Unbiased Advice on Funding Options

1        Barclays

2        HSBC

3        JP Morgan


Best FIG Bond Bank for Willingness to Extend Balance Sheet

1        HSBC

2        Credit Suisse

3        Citigroup


Best FIG Bond Bank for Information on Investor Trends

1        JP Morgan

2        Barclays

3        Deutsche Bank


Best FIG Bond Bank for Investor Education and Diversification

1        UBS

2        JP Morgan

3        Barclays


Best Contributor of Secondary Liquidity in FIG Bonds

1        JP Morgan

2        Bank of America Merrill Lynch

3=      Deutsche Bank

           HSBC


Bank Most Likely to Win Repeat Mandates for FIG Bonds

1        JP Morgan

2        Goldman Sachs

3        HSBC



FIG Investment Banks – Teams and Individuals


Most Impressive FIG Debt Capital Markets Team

1        Barclays

2        Goldman Sachs

3        HSBC


Most Impressive FIG Syndicate Team

1        Goldman Sachs

2        HSBC

3        JP Morgan


Most Impressive FIG Bond Sales and Trading Team

1        JP Morgan

2        UBS

3        Barclays


Most Impressive FIG Bond Origination Banker

1        Tommy Paxeus, Deutsche Bank

2        David Sismey, Goldman Sachs

3        Nik Dhanani, HSBC


Most Impressive FIG Bond Syndicate Banker

1        Dimis Theodorou, JP Morgan

2=      David Bourne, Deutsche Bank

          Nick Dent, Nomura



FIG Issuers


Most Innovative FIG Borrower

1        Crédit Agricole

2        Santander

3        ING


Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Capital

1        Standard Chartered

2        Crédit Agricole

3=      ABN Amro

          BNP Paribas


Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Senior Unsecured Debt

1        Swedbank

2        Wells Fargo

3        Lloyds Bank


Most Impressive FIG Issuer for Liability Management

1        Lloyds Bank

2        Barclays

3        Crédit Agricole


Most Impressive FIG Funding Official

1        Nadine Fedon, Crédit Agricole

2        Richard Staff, Standard Chartered

3        Max Kepel, ABN Amro


Rising Star FIG Funding Official

1        Aurelien Harff, Crédit Agricole

2        David Kirby, Nationwide

3        Fadi Yakoub, Rabobank



FIG Rating Agency, Law Firm and Investor


Best Rating Agency for FIG Bonds

1        Moody’s Investors Service

2        S&P Global

3        Fitch Ratings


Best Law Firm for FIG Bonds

1        Allen & Overy

2        Linklaters

3        Clifford Chance


Best Investor in FIG Bonds

1        Pimco

2        Amundi

3        Algebris Investments


  • By Tyler Davies
  • 24 May 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 162,719.54 628 8.01%
2 JPMorgan 151,101.13 653 7.44%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 147,779.52 484 7.28%
4 Barclays 124,794.16 438 6.15%
5 Goldman Sachs 108,281.07 343 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 25,947.26 30 9.74%
2 Citi 16,842.42 38 6.32%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,575.88 46 5.84%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,198.98 44 5.33%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,028.84 31 4.89%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 6,961.44 31 9.30%
2 JPMorgan 6,815.38 29 9.10%
3 UBS 5,503.59 15 7.35%
4 Citi 5,145.98 30 6.87%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,303.27 25 5.75%