Latest bank strategy/results news

  • Assaf set to stand down at HSBC

    Samir Assaf will step down as CEO of HSBC’s global banking and markets (GBM) business in the New Year as a prelude to a big restructuring of the division.

    • 20 Nov 2019
  • Credit Suisse homes in on private credit with Amine switch

    Credit Suisse has lost the talisman of its investment banking and capital markets (IBCM) division, James 'Jim' Amine, but says the unit is "absolutely core", writes David Rothnie.

    • 14 Nov 2019
  • HSBC prepares to turn screws on investment bank

    HSBC is planning to allocate capital away from lower return operations, including the global banking and markets (GBM) division in certain regions, as interim chief executive Noel Quinn revealed disappointing third quarter results on Monday.

    • 31 Oct 2019
  • Nomura weathers rates difficulties in EMEA

    Wholesale revenue increased in Nomura for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the most recent quarter, the bank said on Tuesday, helped by a sturdy rates business.

    • 29 Oct 2019
  • UBS investment bank restructuring to cost $100m

    UBS is reorganising its investment bank, trying to save $90m a year, it revealed on Tuesday, alongside a dismal set of third quarter results for underwriting and advisory.

    • 22 Oct 2019
  • HSBC’s Enns heads to Asia as Guyett seeks rebalancing

    HSBC is reorganising its corporate finance coverage and sending the co-head of the business, Peter Enns, to Asia as part of a global revamp under Greg Guyett, the bank’s new global banking boss.

    • 01 Oct 2019
  • HSBC’s Tucker and Stevenson ramp up the pressure

    HSBC’s chief executive was dislodged by the force of the challenges facing the bank. Now, its global markets division is under pressure as senior management continues with reform, writes David Rothnie.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • ‘Challenging’ environment prompts Flint exit from HSBC

    John Flint quit his position as CEO of HSBC on Monday after less than two years in the job, as the bank warned of difficult global conditions in its second quarter results. The bank’s chair Mark Tucker implied the desire for change related to a problem with Flint’s execution of the bank’s strategy, rather than the strategy itself, but the departure has also raised questions about HSBC’s Chinese operations.

    • 05 Aug 2019
  • Nomura wholesale division turns profit, EMEA lags

    Nomura’s wholesale business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa underperformed other regions in the last quarter, with the results coming out after the bank announced it is to scale back trading operations there. But the wholesale division registered a profit overall — a rare occurrence of late.

    • 31 Jul 2019
  • Guyett embraces pragmatism with corporate finance push

    HSBC’s new global banking boss has quietly redesigned the division and fleshed out a cohesive corporate finance strategy that plays to its strengths, writes David Rothnie.

    • 25 Jul 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 27.09
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.86
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.85
4 China Merchants Securities Co 9.09
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.51

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 15.81 73 7.34%
2 CITIC Securities 15.74 76 7.30%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.71 61 6.83%
4 UBS 13.28 92 6.16%
5 Morgan Stanley 12.71 67 5.90%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 32.56 289 8.26%
2 Citi 25.59 178 6.49%
3 JPMorgan 18.24 136 4.63%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 18.16 184 4.61%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15.32 112 3.89%

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