Investment banks fly south to beat M&A winter

A slump in big deals and a quest for fee growth is pushing the big banks into mid-market M&A to an extent that has not been witnessed before, writes David Rothnie.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 06 Nov 2019
Just as birds migrate to sunnier climes in winter, so big banks head south in search of smaller deals when the big deals dry up. And with the volume of announced deals worth more than $20bn involving companies from Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) plummeting, they have been ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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2 Citi 71.59 262 7.96%
3 BofA Securities 60.16 236 6.69%
4 Barclays 55.65 215 6.19%
5 Goldman Sachs 43.68 151 4.86%

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3 Citi 3.14 12 9.02%
4 HSBC 2.22 13 6.37%
5 Commerzbank Group 2.15 7 6.16%

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3 Barclays 1.75 12 8.54%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.69 11 8.25%
5 Citi 1.63 13 8.00%