Traders shrug off BlackRock bond threat

Bond market participants in the US have shrugged off the potential threat posed to investment banks by a new bond trading platform that BlackRock, the asset manager, plans to set up, on which investors could trade with each other.

  • 13 Apr 2012

It emerged in 2010 that BlackRock was planning such a system, but more details were reported this week and confirmed by the company.

BlackRock Solutions hopes to launch the platform this year and has sought clearance from the Securities and Exchange Commission. The idea, preliminarily dubbed Aladdin Trading ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,419.40 39 5.74%
2 Natixis 7,203.12 31 5.57%
3 Credit Suisse 7,022.58 35 5.43%
4 LBBW 6,855.59 38 5.30%
5 UniCredit 6,528.35 40 5.05%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 46,403.23 145 7.06%
2 Citi 42,552.14 204 6.47%
3 JPMorgan 41,920.38 169 6.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,906.21 263 5.92%
5 Morgan Stanley 37,252.38 182 5.67%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,630.60 121 11.14%
2 JPMorgan 35,683.51 121 10.56%
3 Citi 34,770.43 159 10.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,097.03 230 9.20%
5 Morgan Stanley 30,197.39 146 8.94%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,119.91 22 9.11%
2 LBBW 4,244.39 18 6.32%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 6.20%
4 UniCredit 3,902.49 16 5.81%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,848.68 16 5.73%

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 4,538.06 9 13.03%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 9.69%
3 BNP Paribas 2,596.35 10 7.46%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 7.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,180.25 9 6.26%