Top Banks: Asian Borrowers' View

  • 28 Feb 2004
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In the competitive world of Asian debt capital markets, no opinions matter more to investment banks than those of the borrowers that employ them.  EuroWeek asked the top international borrowers which banks impressed them in 2003. Here are their answers.

Capital Raising Ability
Most Impressive Debt Capital Raising Abilities
1HSBC
2Deutsche Bank
3Barclays Capital
Most Improved Debt Capital Raising Abilities
1Standard Chartered
2HSBC
3UBS
Best Bookrunner of Asian Bonds
1HSBC
2JP Morgan
3Credit Suisse First Boston
Most Improved Bookrunner of Asian Bonds
1Barclays Capital
2HSBC
3Merrill Lynch
Most Impressive House in Domestic Asian Currency Bond Markets
1HSBC
2Deutsche Bank
Best Provider of Support for Deals in the Secondary Markets
1Merrill Lynch
2HSBC
3Deutsche Bank
Best Arranger of Syndicated Loans and Project Finance
1HSBC
2Barclays Capital
3Citigroup
Most Aggressive/Competitive on Pricing
1Merrill Lynch
2Deutsche Bank
3UBS
Most Impressive Bank at Deal Pitches
1Morgan Stanley
2Merrill Lynch
3Deutsche Bank
Quality of Advice
Provider of the Best and Most Impartial Funding Advice
1HSBC
2JP Morgan
3Credit Suisse First Boston
Best Provider of Swaps
1HSBC
2JP Morgan
3UBS
Best Provider of Derivatives Solutions
1HSBC
2JP Morgan
3Deutsche Bank
Best at Suggesting New Ideas and Market Opportunities
1JP Morgan
2Morgan Stanley
3Deutsche Bank
Best Adviser on Liability Management
1JP Morgan
2UBS
3Credit Suisse First Boston
Banks that Best Understood Borrowers' Needs
1HSBC
2Credit Suisse First Boston
3Barclays Capital
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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 238,370.95 916 8.14%
2 JPMorgan 221,587.27 991 7.57%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 214,543.42 717 7.33%
4 Barclays 184,024.85 666 6.29%
5 HSBC 157,697.44 732 5.39%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 32,467.80 60 6.57%
2 BNP Paribas 32,284.10 130 6.53%
3 UniCredit 26,992.47 123 5.46%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 26,569.73 97 5.37%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 23,807.36 111 4.81%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 10,167.68 46 8.82%
2 JPMorgan 9,894.90 42 8.58%
3 Citi 8,202.25 45 7.11%
4 UBS 6,098.17 23 5.29%
5 Credit Suisse 5,236.02 28 4.54%