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Marcus Klug, managing director at UNIQA Alternative Investments, summed up the problem of downgrades: "Obviously if something goes from triple-A to triple-C, you are screwed."

  • 26 Mar 2004
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*Marcus Klug, managing director at UNIQA Alternative Investments, summed up the problem of downgrades: "Obviously if something goes from triple-A to triple-C, you are screwed."

 

*Andrew Irvine, a 10-year veteran of investment banking and recent co-founder of Nova Investment Group in London, was the only man brave enough to answer a delegate's question on why the bid and offer are so far apart on structured credit transactions. "Welcome to investment banking," he quipped.

  • 26 Mar 2004

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Citi 3,691 11 20.70
2 Morgan Stanley 2,420 6 13.57
3 Goldman Sachs 2,096 5 11.75
4 BNP Paribas 1,686 6 9.45
5 Barclays 1,565 4 8.78

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 40,734.72 129 10.95%
2 JPMorgan 33,625.25 95 9.04%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 31,464.27 90 8.46%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,936.60 91 7.78%
5 Credit Suisse 23,189.41 72 6.23%