How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

Blog can’t quite work out whether it is surprising that the majority of investment bankers polled last week hated Valentine’s Day, or completely unsurprising. On the one hand, bankers (speaking in strict stereotypes, of course) are happy for an excuse to flash the cash. On the other hand, most are also known for being able to make rational decisions.

  • By Will Caiger-Smith
  • 17 Feb 2014
As an empty consumerist festival one of the most cherished days of the year (for couples, at least) the annual Valentine’s love-in is traditionally a dine-out occasion — but plenty of you seem to have opted for the more frugal (and, let’s face it, infinitely more rational) option ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 416,634.23 1594 9.03%
2 JPMorgan 379,647.36 1732 8.23%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 359,625.73 1304 7.80%
4 Barclays 267,126.92 1079 5.79%
5 Goldman Sachs 267,110.09 921 5.79%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 45,314.03 193 6.64%
2 Deutsche Bank 37,536.19 138 5.50%
3 BNP Paribas 36,532.54 211 5.36%
4 JPMorgan 34,490.59 115 5.06%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,700.87 110 4.94%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 22,398.41 104 8.67%
2 Morgan Stanley 19,092.40 102 7.39%
3 Citi 17,768.49 110 6.88%
4 UBS 17,693.89 71 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,256.05 98 6.68%