Scholz: no bad bank for Deutschmerz, NordLB rescue not state aid

Olaf Scholz, finance minister and vice-chancellor for Germany, said that there was 'no debate' about the creation of a bad bank in a prospective merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. He also does not believe that the recapitalisation of NordLB by the association of German savings banks would contravene EU state aid rules.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 08 Feb 2019

Scholz was speaking in London on Friday. He batted off speculation about the decision over a merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank taking place before the European Parliament elections in May, the idea being that this would facilitate discussions with the European Union.

“I couldn’t imagine ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 10,283.03 88 5.94%
2 HSBC 9,924.14 51 5.73%
3 LBBW 8,393.04 48 4.84%
4 Natixis 7,239.94 37 4.18%
5 UBS 7,025.55 38 4.05%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 56,708.49 244 6.13%
2 JPMorgan 53,085.45 277 5.74%
3 Citi 52,245.64 280 5.65%
4 Morgan Stanley 42,417.02 226 4.58%
5 HSBC 36,410.48 226 3.93%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 47,013.23 201 11.74%
2 JPMorgan 42,475.83 212 10.61%
3 Citi 41,045.97 215 10.25%
4 Morgan Stanley 31,926.79 155 7.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 27,946.69 263 6.98%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 5,939.43 23 6.77%
2 LBBW 5,403.66 21 6.16%
3 UniCredit 5,082.55 24 5.79%
4 HSBC 5,076.13 19 5.78%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,965.07 22 5.66%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 6,170.54 15 14.26%
2 UBS 4,233.38 20 9.79%
3 BNP Paribas 3,880.04 17 8.97%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 8.21%
5 HSBC 2,321.22 16 5.37%