Cost-cutting helps HSBC see off revenue fall

Cost cutting and a strong investment banking performance at HSBC helped the bank to a 10% rise in pre-tax profits in the first half of 2013 on Tuesday. But a fall in revenues disappointed analysts and shareholders.

  • By Andrew Griffin
  • 05 Aug 2013

The firm's global banking and markets division reported a half-yearly rise in profit before tax to $5.7bn, up from $5.0bn in the same period the previous year. That was primarily driven by growing revenues in financing and equity capital markets, the bank said.

The credit business reported a 29% increase in revenues ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,985.14 63 5.35%
2 LBBW 10,256.88 67 4.99%
3 UniCredit 10,159.00 75 4.95%
4 Natixis 9,893.81 52 4.82%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,551.18 59 4.65%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 74,770.87 312 6.39%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 72,338.42 269 6.18%
3 Citi 70,910.44 355 6.06%
4 Goldman Sachs 66,011.45 527 5.64%
5 HSBC 61,852.74 281 5.28%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 61,481.52 218 10.98%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 60,418.81 221 10.79%
3 Citi 55,960.76 265 10.00%
4 Goldman Sachs 49,875.99 465 8.91%
5 Morgan Stanley 47,360.46 261 8.46%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,282.04 27 7.38%
2 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.73%
3 LBBW 5,565.43 23 5.64%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,470.19 24 5.55%
5 UniCredit 5,468.87 22 5.55%

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 HSBC 7,022.22 19 12.67%
2 Barclays 4,473.11 17 8.07%
3 Credit Suisse 4,278.10 14 7.72%
4 BNP Paribas 3,870.91 17 6.98%
5 UBS 3,864.55 18 6.97%