EM bonds enjoy blistering start but trouble bubbles

Confidence is sweeping through the CEEMEA bond market as huge volumes for some of 2018’s most maligned issuers have pushed volumes up to record breaking levels for the first fortnight of a year. But despite the strong start, some bankers are concerned that the difficulties of last year are a whisker away from making a comeback. Francesca Young, Lewis McLellan and Sam Kerr report.

  • By Francesca Young, Lewis McLellan, Sam Kerr
  • 10 Jan 2019
“There’s some new year optimism but I think also what’s happening is that seasoned EM investors are starting to differentiate between the large and varied pool of issuers,” said one syndicate banker in London. “Those investors have always felt that the market offered a sound value proposal, it was simply about ...

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 19,628.25 101 7.91%
2 HSBC 18,727.38 146 7.55%
3 JPMorgan 18,558.41 89 7.48%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 16,316.66 103 6.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 11,500.06 60 4.63%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,412.89 11 12.24%
2 JPMorgan 2,926.36 10 10.50%
3 Citi 2,873.13 13 10.31%
4 Morgan Stanley 2,678.21 7 9.61%
5 Santander 2,138.87 10 7.67%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 10,384.27 32 11.76%
2 Citi 10,072.22 29 11.41%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 9,331.24 32 10.57%
4 HSBC 6,479.00 27 7.34%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,875.44 9 5.52%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 789.37 4 15.30%
2 MUFG 780.58 3 15.13%
3 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China - ICBC 742.79 3 14.40%
4 JPMorgan 301.80 3 5.85%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 225.64 3 4.37%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Standard Chartered Bank 1,783.30 14 17.83%
2 HSBC 1,156.32 12 11.56%
3 JPMorgan 1,015.66 11 10.15%
4 Citi 906.15 10 9.06%
5 Barclays 767.96 9 7.68%