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 12,659.07 70 5.35%
2 UniCredit 12,127.14 83 5.12%
3 LBBW 10,943.55 71 4.62%
4 UBS 10,837.07 59 4.58%
5 Natixis 10,799.35 60 4.56%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 78,014.43 337 6.02%
2 Citi 77,214.69 400 5.96%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 76,404.26 306 5.89%
4 Goldman Sachs 70,389.57 603 5.43%
5 Morgan Stanley 66,720.45 378 5.15%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 64,244.12 239 10.43%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,209.48 258 10.42%
3 Citi 60,404.95 302 9.81%
4 Goldman Sachs 53,708.88 538 8.72%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,811.54 295 8.41%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,883.86 30 6.98%
2 LBBW 6,252.10 27 5.53%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,252.08 21 5.53%
4 UniCredit 6,211.91 25 5.50%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 6,198.22 24 5.48%

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 7,584.11 21 12.61%
2 Barclays 4,776.16 18 7.94%
3 BNP Paribas 4,744.51 21 7.89%
4 Credit Suisse 4,518.72 16 7.51%
5 UBS 3,877.49 18 6.45%