Alternative Investing - Seeking opportunities in a storm

Plummeting equity and commodities markets have sent fund managers scrambling to find assets uncorrelated to mainstream markets. Familiar themes such as private equity and hedge funds have fallen out of favour, but insurance-linked instruments and managed futures funds are gaining traction, as are distressed property funds and credit-linked investments. Pamela Tang discovers the benefits of diversification.

  • 01 Nov 2008
The past few months have offered investors a painful reminder about a cardinal rule of investing: diversification is key.
Many paid this no heed in recent years, opting to become heavily exposed to booming equities and commodities valuations. It was easy to become bewitched by eye-popping gains, such ...

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,563.70 22 14.58%
2 HSBC 7,832.21 25 13.34%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,701.74 14 11.41%
4 JPMorgan 4,850.50 14 8.26%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,611.95 12 4.45%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 4,285.53 5 18.71%
2 Deutsche Bank 3,977.43 2 17.36%
3 HSBC 3,768.59 4 16.45%
4 JPMorgan 2,812.07 8 12.28%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,683.06 6 7.35%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 3,236.25 7 10.30%
2 HSBC 2,253.75 3 7.17%
3 Deutsche Bank 1,703.96 4 5.42%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 1,518.77 3 4.83%
5 JPMorgan 1,341.27 2 4.27%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 ING 3,668.64 29 9.07%
2 UniCredit 3,440.98 25 8.50%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,156.55 13 7.80%
4 Credit Suisse 2,801.35 8 6.92%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,478.18 21 6.12%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jan 2018
1 AXIS Bank 77.43 3 24.06%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 45.42 1 14.11%
2 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 45.42 1 14.11%
2 CITIC Securities 45.42 1 14.11%
5 Trust Investment Advisors 31.87 2 9.90%