Barclays' IB strategy validated ahead of Bramson clash

Barclays is under pressure from activist investor Edward Bramson to slim down its investment bank. But among top European IBs, it made the second highest amount of revenue in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2018, according to new research. The results were less promising for Deutsche Bank, however.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 21 Mar 2019

Bramson has been pushing the UK bank to scale back its investment banking operations and is seeking to join the board in the annual general meeting on May 2.

The activist will not receive enough support to get on the board even if regulators accepted his taking the position, reckons John ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 135,414.03 562 8.27%
2 Citi 128,055.36 503 7.82%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 106,567.48 424 6.50%
4 Barclays 102,724.49 401 6.27%
5 Deutsche Bank 83,239.76 333 5.08%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,525.35 30 6.99%
2 UniCredit 8,872.38 48 5.38%
3 BNP Paribas 8,684.90 48 5.27%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,298.69 30 5.04%
5 Commerzbank Group 8,007.20 41 4.86%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 4,430.39 19 11.07%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,006.06 15 10.01%
3 Citi 3,572.77 22 8.93%
4 JPMorgan 2,809.08 19 7.02%
5 UBS 2,281.21 12 5.70%