Financial transaction tax ‘insane’, says LSE chief exec

London Stock Exchange chief executive Xavier Rolet has branded the EU’s proposed financial transaction tax “insane”, and urged the UK government to channel the City of London’s capabilities to help small businesses create jobs.

  • 23 Apr 2013

Speaking at the City Week banking conference in London on Tuesday, Rolet said that financial transactions in the UK had been taxed since 1694 in the form of stamp duty.

Equity capital is then taxed a further three times through corporation tax, dividend tax and capital gains tax, he ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,704.99 54 5.50%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.21%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.96%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.81%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.54%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,509.44 227 6.60%
2 JPMorgan 63,002.07 249 6.44%
3 Citi 60,599.99 282 6.20%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,405.56 463 5.87%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,266.23 276 5.24%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,878.36 189 11.15%
2 JPMorgan 53,201.53 180 11.01%
3 Citi 49,054.41 223 10.15%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,774.10 409 8.85%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,644.53 216 8.20%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,511.67 24 7.36%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.99%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.66%
4 LBBW 4,987.08 21 5.64%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,984.41 19 5.63%

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 4,729.28 11 10.98%
2 Barclays 3,919.93 12 9.10%
3 UBS 3,374.07 13 7.83%
4 BNP Paribas 3,351.70 12 7.78%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 5.78%