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  • The main point of a government issuing green bonds is to communicate a message — just like with other special bond formats. But are these messages reaching the right audience?

    • 13 Nov 2018

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GlobalCapital Leader

  • Defusing TLTRO time bomb requires prudence, not hope

    From June 2019 a large chunk of debt borrowed by banks from the EU periphery under the European Central Bank’s second Targeted Longer-Term Refinancing Operations (TLTRO II) will no longer be considered stable funding. Banks should refinance that debt in the market instead of hoping for another ECB handout.

    • 15 Nov 2018
  • VW bondholders benefit at shareholders' expense

    It is sometimes said that bondholders are treated like second class citizens at the expense of equity holders. But this week equity holders in Volkswagen should be knocking on its treasurer’s door, asking how investors in the latest bond deal were able to command such a premium for buying new debt.

    • 15 Nov 2018

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Southpaw

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by David Rothnie

  • Goldman’s new management team is combining a root and branch review of its operations with a move into traditional commercial banking, writes David Rothnie.

    • 15 Nov 2018

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Byte Me

 
on fintech

  • Bitcoin has its birthday on Halloween. Make of that what you will. The shadowy phantom (or cabal of phantoms) known as Satoshi Nakamoto published the bitcoin whitepaper 10 years ago.

    • 01 Nov 2018

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Clawback


by Philippe Espinasse

  • Clawback columnist Philippe Espinasse says the latest proposals by Hong Kong’s Law Society could spell bad news for international securities lawyers in the city.

    • 31 Oct 2018

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The FIG Idea

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The Pained Trader

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 329,208.56 1277 8.09%
2 JPMorgan 321,584.64 1392 7.90%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 296,878.25 1014 7.29%
4 Barclays 249,463.73 926 6.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 218,838.41 733 5.38%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 46,136.68 182 7.00%
2 JPMorgan 44,545.29 93 6.76%
3 UniCredit 35,639.50 153 5.41%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 33,211.72 160 5.04%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 32,419.80 126 4.92%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,755.50 61 8.94%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.76%
3 Citi 9,716.40 55 6.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,471.86 53 5.51%
5 UBS 8,248.12 34 5.36%