September 15, 2008: the day markets changed

Traders, bankers, lawyers, brokers tell their stories of what happened when Lehman Brothers went down, how it ruined some businesses and created room for others, and how it has changed financial markets — for better and worse.

  • By Aidan Gregory, Asad Ali, David Bell, Michael Turner, Nell Mackenzie, Ross Lancaster, Tyler Davies, Victor Jimenez
  • 13 Sep 2018

Zoe Harris

Senior manager, treasury advisory, at PwC

I went into Lehman as part of the PwC administration team on Day 3 post-collapse. It was very surreal going into the Lehman offices in Canary Wharf that I had seen so many times on the news over the ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 223,845.04 1008 8.25%
2 Citi 208,986.58 875 7.70%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 172,744.49 728 6.37%
4 Barclays 162,671.16 665 6.00%
5 HSBC 134,855.94 732 4.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 27,431.07 110 7.88%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,676.63 105 7.38%
3 JPMorgan 21,834.93 53 6.28%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,382.31 54 6.15%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,639.52 78 4.78%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 7,483.87 37 9.66%
2 JPMorgan 7,363.27 46 9.51%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,842.44 35 8.84%
4 Citi 5,763.97 41 7.44%
5 UBS 4,691.07 23 6.06%