"For an extra 150 basis points you can get people to do crazy stuff [in the U.S.]. They aren't junk lenders over there [in Europe] ­ they either like the credit and will go with you or you'll just see them pass."

-- John LeFrere, director at B+H Ocean Carriers, about the company's decision to go with all European banks.

  • 01 Sep 2006
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"For an extra 150 basis points you can get people to do crazy stuff [in the U.S.]. They aren't junk lenders over there [in Europe] ­ they either like the credit and will go with you or you'll just see them pass." -- John LeFrere, director at B+H Ocean Carriers, about the company's decision to go with all European banks.

  • 01 Sep 2006

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 103,566.27 417 8.26%
2 Citi 97,853.47 366 7.80%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,395.10 317 6.65%
4 Barclays 83,385.96 297 6.65%
5 HSBC 66,419.68 329 5.30%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,641.73 19 8.93%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,437.48 16 5.96%
3 Citi 6,198.13 15 5.74%
4 BNP Paribas 6,032.35 28 5.59%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,686.13 23 5.26%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,328.59 11 11.00%
2 Morgan Stanley 2,132.71 13 10.07%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,598.67 7 7.55%
4 JPMorgan 1,544.99 8 7.30%
5 UBS 1,229.93 7 5.81%