GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2015

GlobalCapital held its ninth annual Bond Dinner on Wednesday night at the Guildhall in the City of London. More than 280 market professionals attended the event, at which GlobalCapital presented its 2015 Bond Awards to the most impressive individuals and market teams on both the borrowing and investment banking sides of the market.

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 21 May 2015
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Like all GlobalCapital  awards, these were not decided by GlobalCapital  staff, but by a poll of market participants. For a full explanation of the methodology behind the awards please visit our website, globalcapital.com, or contact Graham Bippart at graham.bippart@globalcapital.com.

SRI/GREEN BONDS

Overall Most Impressive SRI or Green Bond Issuer

EIB

2 World Bank

3 KfW

Overall Most Impressive SRI or Green Bond Lead Manager

1 Crédit Agricole CIB

2 SEB

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Overall Most Impressive SRI or Green Bond Funding Official

1 Aldo Romani, EIB

2 Heike Reichelt, World Bank

3 Laura Fan, IADB

Overall Most Impressive SRI or Green Bond Banker

1 Christopher Flensborg, SEB

2 Tanguy Claquin, Crédit Agricole

3 Hans Biemans, Rabobank

Best SRI or Green Bond Research or Ratings Firm

1 Sustainalytics

2 Oekom

3 Vigeo


EMERGING MARKETS

Borrower Awards

Overall Most Impressive Global Emerging Markets Borrower

1 United Mexican States 

2 Republic of Turkey

3= Petróleos Mexicanos

3= Turkiye Garanti Bankasi 

Most Impressive Borrower in Central & Eastern Europe 

1  The Republic of Bulgaria 

2  The Republic of Slovenia 

3  Montenegro

Most Impressive Borrower in the Middle East

1 First Gulf Bank

2 Emirates NBD

3 Emirates Telecommunications Corporation

Most Impressive Borrower in Africa

1 Republic of Kenya

2 The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

3 The Republic of Senegal

Most Impressive Borrower in Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa

1 Republic of Turkey

2 Emirates Telecommunications Corporation 

3 Akbank

Most Impressive Emerging Markets Debut

1 Emirates Telecommunications Corporation

2 Republic of Kenya

3 Republic of Azerbaijan

Most Impressive Borrower in Latin America

1 United Mexican States

2 Petróleos Mexicanos, Cemex

Most Impressive Emerging Markets Corporate Borrower

1= OCP Group

1= Petróleos Mexicanos

2 Emirates Telecommunications Corporation

Most Impressive Emerging Markets Financial Institution Borrower

1 Emirates NBD

2 VakifBank

3 First Gulf Bank

Most Impressive Emerging Markets Sovereign Borrower

1Republic of Turkey

2United Mexican States

3Montenegro

Most Impressive Sukuk Borrower 

1 Emaar Malls Group

2= Republic of Turkey

2= Saudi Electricity Company 

Most Impressive Funding Official in Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa

1 Çağatay Imirgi, Turkish Treasury

2 László Búzás, Hungarian Government Debt
Management Agency 


Bank Awards

Most Impressive House for Central & Eastern Europe

1 BNP Paribas

Runners up: Citigroup, Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive House for the Middle East 

1 HSBC

Runners up: BNP Paribas, Citigroup 

Most Impressive House for Africa

1 Standard Bank

Runners up: Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup

Most Impressive House for Latin America

1 JP Morgan

Runners up: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive House for Sukuk

1 HSBC 

Runners up: BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered Bank

Most Impressive Global Emerging Markets Banker — Origination

1 Alexis Taffin de Tilques, BNP Paribas

Runners up: Stefan Weiler, JP Morgan; Odilbek Isakov, HSBC

Most Impressive Global Emerging Markets Banker — Syndicate

1 Nick Darrant, BNP Paribas

Runners up: Peter Charles, Citi; Neil Shuttleworth, Deutsche Bank

Rising Star Emerging Markets Banker — Syndicate

1 John Wright, Barclays

Runners up: Aubélia Louédin, UBS; Alexander Karolev, HSBC

Rising Star Emerging Markets Banker — Origination

1 Rajiv Shah, BNP Paribas

Runners up: Blazej Dankowski, Citi; Sergey Sudakov, BNP Paribas

Overall Most Impressive Global Emerging Markets House

1 Citigroup

Runners up: HSBC, JP Morgan

Rising Star Emerging Markets House

1 National Bank of Abu Dhabi

Runners up: Sociéte Générale, Itaú


Ratings Agency Award

Best Ratings Agency for Emerging Markets Credits

1 Moody’s Investors Service

2= Standard & Poor’s

2= Fitch Ratings


MTNs 

Borrower Awards

Most Impressive MTN Borrower

1 World Bank

2= KfW

2= Lloyds Bank

Most Impressive Sub-Sovereign Borrower, MTNs

1 State of North Rhine-Westphalia

2 State of Saxony-Anhalt

3 Communauté Française de Belgique

Most Impressive Emerging Markets Borrower, MTNs

1 Akbank

2 Qatar National Bank

3 Garanti Bank

Most Impressive Sovereign, Supranational or Agency Borrower, MTNs

1 World Bank

2 Municipality Finance

3 Kommunalbanken

Most Impressive Corporate Borrower, MTNs

1 Volkswagen

2 Toyota

3 BMW

Most Impressive Financial Institution Borrower, MTNs

1 Lloyds Bank

2 Rabobank

3 BPCE

Most Innovative Issuer, MTNs

1 Swedish Export Credit Corporation

2 Rabobank

3 Lloyds Bank

Most Improved Issuer, MTNs

1 Macquarie Bank

2 Akbank

Most Flexible Issuer, MTNs

1 Lloyds Bank

2 Rabobank

Most Impressive Structured MTN Issuer

1 Lloyds Bank

2 World Bank

3 Rabobank


Bank Awards

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer

1 JP Morgan

2 Citigroup

3 Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for Emerging Markets

1 JP Morgan

2 HSBC

3 Commerzbank

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for Sovereign, Supranational and Agency Borrowers

1 JP Morgan

2 Deutsche Bank

3 HSBC

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for Corporate Borrowers

1 Citigroup

2 Morgan Stanley

3 Barclays

Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for Financial Institution Borrowers

1 Citigroup

2 Barclays

3 Goldman Sachs

Most Innovative MTNs Dealer

1 Morgan Stanley

2 Goldman Sachs

3 Citigroup

Most Impressive Uridashi Dealer, MTNs

1 Nomura

2 Mitsubishi UFJ Securities

3 Mizuho

Most Impressive Third Party Swaps Dealer, Private Placements

1 JP Morgan

2 Natixis

3 Crédit Agricole

Most Improved MTNs Dealer

1 Crédit Agricole CIB

2 ING

3 Nomura

Most Impressive Bank for Sourcing New Borrowers for the MTN Market

1 Morgan Stanley

2 HSBC

3 Société Générale

Most Impressive Structured MTNs Dealer

1 JP Morgan

Société Générale

3 Morgan Stanley


HIGH YIELD

Borrower Awards

Most Impressive Funding Team at a High Yield Issuer

1 Liberty Global

Schaeffler

3 Fresenius

Most Impressive Private Equity Firm at Using the High Yield Bond Market

1 CVC

2 Triton

3= Bain

3= Onex

3= Blackstone

3= EQT

3= TDR

Most Impressive High Yield Issuer in European Currencies 

1 Schaeffler

2= Merlin Entertainments

2= GTech/IGT

2= Lindorff

2= Wind Telecomunicazioni

2= Picard Surgelés

Most Impressive LBO-Related Bond Funding

1 SIG Combibloc

2= Picard Surgelés

2= Siemens Audiology

2= AAG

2= Lindorff

2= Keepmoat

2= Gea Heat Exchangers

Most Impressive High Yield Issuer in Dollars

1 Schaeffler

2 Valeant Pharmaceuticals

3 Altice/Numericable


Bank Awards

Most Impressive Bank for High Yield Bonds in Dollars

1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2 JP Morgan

3 Goldman Sachs

Overall Most Impressive Bank for High Yield Bonds

1 Goldman Sachs

2 JP Morgan

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive High Yield Banker

1= Henrik Johnsson, Deutsche Bank

1= Michael Marsh, Goldman Sachs

2= Jason Bruhl, Citigroup

2= Stan Hartman, BNP Paribas

Most Impressive Bank for High Yield Bonds in European Currencies 

1 Goldman Sachs

2= JP Morgan

2= BNP Paribas

2= Deutsche Bank

Best Aspiring High Yield Dealer

1 BNP Paribas

2 HSBC

3 Citigroup


Ratings Agency Award

Best Ratings Agency for High Yield

1 Moody’s Investors Service

2 Standard & Poor’s

3 Fitch Ratings


CORPORATES

Borrower Awards

Most Impressive Investment Grade Corporate Funding Team

1 Volkswagen

2 BMW

BP

Most Innovative Investment Grade Corporate Issuer

1 GDF Suez

2 Volkswagen

Coca-Cola

Most Impressive Investment Grade Corporate Funding Official

Kai Otto, Volkswagen

2 Gary Admans, BP

Andrew Efiong, Heathrow

Most Impressive Investment Grade Corporate Issuer

1 Coca-Cola

Volkswagen

3 Total

Most Impressive Debut Corporate Bond Issuer

1 Sky

Infineon

3 Apple

Most Impressive Corporate Hybrid Issuer

1 Total

Volkswagen

3 Bayer

Most Impressive Non-European Issuer in European Currencies

1 Coca-Cola

2 AT&T

3 APT Pipelines

Most Impressive Unrated Corporate Issuer

1 Air France-KLM

Pirelli

UCB


Bank Awards

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Yen

1 Mizuho

2 Mitsubishi UFJ Securities

3 HSBC

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Sterling

HSBC

2 Barclays

3 Royal Bank of Scotland

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Dollars

1 JP Morgan

Citigroup

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Hybrid Capital

1 Barclays

2 BNP Paribas

HSBC

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Euros

1 BNP Paribas

2 Deutsche Bank

3 Barclays

Overall Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets

BNP Paribas

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

3 Barclays

Most Improved Corporate Debt Capital Markets Bank

1 Société Générale

2 Barclays

Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Liability Management

1 Citigroup

2= BNP Paribas

2= Deutsche Bank

3 Barclays

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Nordic Currencies

1 SEB

Deutsche Bank

3 HSBC

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Swiss Francs

1 Credit Suisse

UBS

Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Niche Currencies

HSBC

2 BNP Paribas

3 Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive Bank for Supporting Corporate Bonds in the Secondary Market

1 BNP Paribas

2 HSBC

3= Barclays

3= Deutsche Bank


Ratings Agency Award

Best Rating Agency for
Investment Grade Corporates

1 Standard & Poor's 

2 Moody’s Investors Service 

3 Fitch Ratings


FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Borrower Awards

Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Senior Unsecured Debt

1 Rabobank

2 Crédit Agricole SA

Nordea

Most Impressive FIG Borrower for Liability Management

Lloyds

Crédit Agricole SA

BNP Paribas

Overall Most Innovative Financial Institution Borrower

Crédit Agricole SA

Lloyds

3 = Santander

3= Rabobank

Rising Star FIG Funding Official

Fadi Yakoub, Rabobank

Most Impressive Funding Official at a Financial Institution 

1 Nadine Fedon, Crédit Agricole SA

2 Sjaak-Jan Baars, Rabobank

3 Erik Schotkamp, BBVA 

Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Hybrid Capital

1 Crédit Agricole

2 Nordea

Standard Chartered

Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Subordinated Debt (Ex-Hybrid Capital)

Crédit Agricole

2 BPCE

Santander

Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Floating Rate Senior Unsecured Bonds

1 Rabobank

Crédit Agricole

BNP Paribas


Bank Awards

Most Impressive FIG Team in Dollars

1 JP Morgan

Goldman Sachs

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive FIG Team in Niche Currencies

1 HSBC

2= Nomura

2= Standard Chartered

3= Nordea

3= Credit Suisse

3= TD Securities

Most Impressive FIG Team in Sterling

1 Barclays

Lloyds

3 HSBC

Most Impressive FIG Team in Yen

Nomura

Daiwa

3 Mizuho

Most Impressive House for FIG Floating Rate Senior Unsecured Debt

BNP Paribas

Deutsche Bank

Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive House for FIG Subordinated Debt (Ex-Hybrid)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2= Goldman Sachs 

2= Morgan Stanley

3= Barclays

3= Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive House for FIG Hybrid Capital

1= Bank of America Merrill Lynch

1= Morgan Stanley

UBS

3= Barclays

3= Citigroup 

3= JP Morgan

Most Impressive House for FIG Capital Structuring

UBS

2 Morgan Stanley

3 Citigroup

Rising Star FIG Banker — Syndicate

1 Chris Cote, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Dimis Theodorou, JP Morgan

3 Adekunle Ademakinwa, Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive FIG Banker — Syndicate

1= Adam Bothamley, HSBC

1= Derry Hubbard, BNP Paribas

Derek Mills, Deutsche Bank

3 David Bourne, Deutsche Bank

Most Improved FIG House

1 Crédit Agricole CIB

Nomura

Lloyds

Overall Most Impressive FIG House

Deutsche Bank

Goldman Sachs

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive FIG Banker —Origination

Peter Diamond, Deutsche Bank

David Hague, Nomura

Most Impressive House for FIG Regulatory Advice

1 Citigroup

Credit Suisse

3= Barclays

3= Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive House for FIG Senior Unsecured Debt

1 Deutsche Bank

Goldman Sachs

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive House for FIG Liability Management

1 Goldman Sachs

2= Citigroup

2= Morgan Stanley

2= UBS

3  Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive FIG Team in Euros

Deutsche Bank

BNP Paribas

Goldman Sachs

Pioneer: Best Bank for Helping FIG Borrowers Break into New Markets

JP Morgan

HSBC

3 Nomura

Pioneer: Best Bank for Bringing New FIG Borrowers to Bond Markets

JP Morgan

Deutsche Bank

3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Ratings Agency Awards

Best Ratings Agency in FIG

1 Fitch Ratings

2 Moody’s Investors Service

3 Standard & Poor’s


SSAs

Bank Awards

SSA Rising Star Bank in Niche Currencies

Scotiabank

TD Securities

RBC Capital Markets

Rising Star Bank in Sovereigns 

1 Nomura

2 Crédit Agricole

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

SSA Rising Star Bank in Euros 

1 Crédit Agricole

2= Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2= Nomura

SSA Rising Star Overall

1 TD Securities

2 Crédit Agricole

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive SSA House in Emerging Market Currencies

1 HSBC

2 TD Securities

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive SSA House in Non-Core Dollars

1 TD Securities

2 RBC Capital Markets

Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive SSA House in Swiss Francs

Credit Suisse

UBS

ZKB

Most Impressive SSA House in Yen

Nomura

Daiwa

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities

Most Impressive SSA House in Dollars

JP Morgan

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Citi

Most Impressive SSA House in Euros

1 HSBC

Barclays

Deutsche Bank

Most Impressive Sovereign Bond House

1 Barclays

2 HSBC

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive Supranational and Agency Bond House

1 Barclays

2 JP Morgan

HSBC

Most Impressive SSA Banker — Syndicate 

1 Adrien de Naurois, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2 Keith Price, JP Morgan

3 Lars Humble, Goldman Sachs

Most Impressive SSA Banker — Origination

Lee Cumbes, Barclays

2 John Lee-Tin, JP Morgan

3 Raymond Seager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Most Impressive Sales and Trading Team for Sovereigns

Deutsche Bank

Barclays

3 JP Morgan

Most Impressive Sales and Trading Team for Supranationals and Agencies

1 JP Morgan

2 Deutsche Bank

3 BNP Paribas

Best SSA House for Arbitrage Funding 

JP Morgan

2 Nomura

HSBC

Best Bank for Advice on Regulatory Issues for SSA Borrowers

1 JP Morgan

Barclays

3 Citi

Pioneer: Best Bank for Helping Borrowers Break into New Markets

1 JP Morgan

HSBC

3 Crédit Agricole

Pioneer: Best Bank for Bringing New Borrowers to Bond Markets

HSBC

2 JP Morgan

3 Barclays


Rising Star SSA Banker

Yu-Miao Yang, Deutsche Bank 

2 Asif Sherani, HSBC

3 François Planque, Barclays

Rising Star Bank: Supranationals and Agencies

1 TD Securities

2 Crédit Agricole

BBVA 

SSA Rising Star Bank in Dollars 

TD Securities

2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch

3 Mizuho

Most Impressive SSA House in Sterling

HSBC

2 RBC Capital Markets

3 Barclays


Borrower Awards

Most Impressive Agency Funding Team — Explicit Government Guarantee

1 KfW

2 OeKB

3 Rentenbank

Most Impressive Agency Funding Official — Explicit Government Guarantee

Horst Seissinger, KfW

2 Philippe Eberschweiler, Unédic

3 Stefan Goebel, Rentenbank

Most Impressive Agency Funding Team — Implicit Government Guarantee

1 Kommunalbanken

2 Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten

3 Caisse d’Amortissement de la Dette Sociale

Most Impressive Sovereign Funding Team

1 UK DMO

2 Swedish National Debt Office

3 Spanish Treasury


Overall Most Impressive SSA Funding Team 

EFSF/ESM 

2 World Bank

KfW

Most Impressive Agency Funding Official — Implicit Government Guarantee

1 Bart van Dooren, BNG

2 Thomas Møller, KBN

3 Philippe Noël, Cades

Most Impressive Sovereign Funding Official

1 Anne Leclercq, Belgian Debt Agency

Robert Stheeman, UK DMO

Maria Cannata, Italian Treasury

Overall Most Impressive SSA Funding Official 

1 Eila Kreivi, EIB

2 George Richardson, World Bank

3 Robert Stheeman, UK DMO

Most Impressive Funding Official at a Region 

Jim Devine, Province of Ontario

2 Axel Bendiek, NRW

Alain Bélanger, Province of Quebec

SSA Borrower with Most Improved Market Profile 

African Development Bank

Portugal

3 FMO

Pioneer: Best SSA Borrower at Breaking Open New Markets

1 International Finance Corporation

World Bank

EIB

Most Impressive Funding Team at a Region

1 Province of Ontario

State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Province of Quebec

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Official in Dollars

Sandeep Dhawan, EIB

2 George Richardson, World Bank

Laura Fan, IADB

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Official in Euros

1 Siegfried Ruhl, ESM

2 Carlos Ferreira da Silva, EIB 

Magnus Sandin, Council of Europe
Development Bank 

Rising Star SSA Funding Official

Otto Weyhausen-Brinkmann, KfW

2 Felix Grote, Council of Europe 

3 Marcin Bill, IFC 

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Team in Euros

EFSF/ESM

2 EIB

3 European Union

Most Impressive Supranational Funding Team in Dollars

1 EIB

2 World Bank

IADB


Ratings Agency Award

Best Ratings Agency in SSAs

1 Standard & Poor’s

2 Moody’s Investors Service

3 Fitch Ratings

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 21 May 2015

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 3,705.23 12 10.35%
2 Citi 3,698.70 16 10.33%
3 HSBC 3,542.82 17 9.90%
4 BNP Paribas 3,011.10 6 8.41%
5 Barclays 2,042.22 4 5.70%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 662.55 1 20.53%
1 Barclays 662.55 1 20.53%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 662.55 1 20.53%
4 Scotiabank 413.44 1 12.81%
4 JPMorgan 413.44 1 12.81%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 2,712.17 3 16.01%
2 JPMorgan 2,290.37 4 13.52%
3 Citi 2,279.79 4 13.46%
4 HSBC 1,984.90 5 11.72%
5 Saudi National Commercial Bank 1,604.15 2 9.47%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 5,496.41 35 13.40%
2 ING 3,270.62 26 7.98%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,586.69 11 6.31%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,315.39 17 5.65%
5 MUFG 2,167.80 12 5.29%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 State Bank of India 413.47 3 15.63%
1 Standard Chartered Bank 413.47 3 15.63%
1 Citi 413.47 3 15.63%
4 DBS 263.05 2 9.94%
5 Barclays 233.66 2 8.83%