• Can corp fin survive the Deutsche equities rout?

    Deutsche Bank’s strategic overhaul looks set to maintain the bank’s leading position in debt capital markets and leveraged finance. But it casts doubts over Deutsche’s ability to retain a top tier corporate finance franchise and could signal the slow death of its equity capital markets franchise, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 Jul 2019
  • Jefferies enters the banking mainstream

    By offering top level relationships and niche sector coverage, Jefferies has become a pillar of stability in corporate finance, writes David Rothnie. Now it is playing a more active role in public company takeovers.

    • 03 Jul 2019
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    The arrival of a new chief executive marks big progress in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s aim to provide integrated corporate and investment banking to clients, at a time when it needs to boost returns. By David Rothnie.

    • 27 Jun 2019
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    A series of top-level changes at Lazard suggests there will be a battle to succeed Ken Jacobs at the helm, but not before it has regained first place in global advisory, writes David Rothnie.

    • 20 Jun 2019
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    After establishing itself as a top three player in European investment banking, Citi is now making an ambitious push for the summit in its home market, writes David Rothnie.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • Kepler rises as cash equities biz falls to earth

    Kepler Cheuvreux has become the go-to option for European banks looking to breathe life into failing their equity capital markets businesses. David Rothnie reports.

    • 06 Jun 2019
  • Commerz pushes ahead with IB Plan A

    Commerzbank is expanding its investment banking business as it doubles down in its domestic heartland, writes David Rothnie.

    • 30 May 2019
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    Bank of America is covering more clients than ever in a quest to overhaul its rivals at the summit of the league table rankings, spelling further bad news for European banks, writes David Rothnie.

    • 22 May 2019
  • Soc Gen revamps as Oudéa eyes revival

    Société Générale has raised the prospect of becoming the latest European bank to outsource parts of its equities business as it follows rivals with a cost-cutting drive, writes David Rothnie

    • 16 May 2019
  • Activists hold key to Europe’s M&A fortunes

    Banks face big decisions over client selection and positioning as Europe’s M&A boom falters, writes David Rothnie

    • 09 May 2019

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Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.85
2 China Merchants Securities Co 14.67
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.89
5 China Securities 7.41

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 CITIC Securities 9,346.38 46 7.96%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,791.68 35 7.49%
3 Morgan Stanley 6,937.95 46 5.91%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 6,923.83 42 5.90%
5 UBS 6,281.96 46 5.35%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 20,282.12 177 8.30%
2 Citi 15,045.64 113 6.16%
3 JPMorgan 12,957.39 88 5.31%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 10,012.82 100 4.10%
5 Bank of China 9,332.67 116 3.82%

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