Barclays eyes victory in Europe’s global IB race

Jes Staley’s strategy has been vindicated, with Barclays’s corporate finance bankers having a banner year. But it has to invest in its European franchise to cement its credentials as the region’s leading investment bank, says David Rothnie.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 30 Jan 2020

In 2014, Deutsche Bank’s chairman Paul Achleitner claimed Deutsche Bank would be “Europe’s last man standing in global investment banking” when Barclays announced a big restructuring of its operations.

Five later and executives at Barclays’ investment bank have reclaimed the phrase as their own, with a ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 92.45 326 9.11%
2 Citi 79.44 301 7.83%
3 BofA Securities 68.06 274 6.71%
4 Barclays 59.65 237 5.88%
5 Goldman Sachs 50.02 176 4.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 4.09 13 10.66%
2 BofA Securities 3.98 14 10.39%
3 Citi 3.21 13 8.39%
4 Commerzbank Group 2.27 8 5.92%
5 Deutsche Bank 2.16 16 5.64%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Credit Suisse 2.84 5 13.11%
2 JPMorgan 1.90 14 8.76%
3 Barclays 1.75 12 8.06%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.69 11 7.78%
5 Citi 1.63 13 7.55%