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A couple of credit researchers at the buffet lunch were considering indulging in dessert when one decided the fruit salad combo on offer was just too healthy.

  • 07 Apr 2006
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* A couple of credit researchers at the buffet lunch were considering indulging in dessert when one decided the fruit salad combo on offer was just too healthy. "Too high in the capital structure for you?" quipped the other.

* Fitch's Edward Eyeramn was sailing smoothly through his presentation on European leveraged loans when his ringing mobile phone, set to silent, sent the high-tech sound system buzzing wildly. He gallantly continued without flinching, when his second phone followed suit not 10 seconds later. "Just call me Inspector Gadget," he said, referring to the befuddled cartoon character.

  • 07 Apr 2006

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 417,761.51 1606 9.02%
2 JPMorgan 380,362.89 1737 8.21%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 364,928.71 1322 7.88%
4 Goldman Sachs 269,252.76 932 5.82%
5 Barclays 267,252.43 1082 5.77%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,449.36 196 6.56%
2 BNP Paribas 38,734.80 217 5.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 37,615.10 139 5.43%
4 JPMorgan 34,724.19 118 5.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,835.53 112 4.88%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 22,475.46 105 8.65%
2 Morgan Stanley 19,057.00 101 7.34%
3 Citi 17,812.08 111 6.86%
4 UBS 17,693.89 71 6.81%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,333.10 99 6.67%