• It's time for a dollar covered bond resurgence

    The moribund dollar covered bond market is set for a renaissance as the cost advantage compared with other currencies and other sources of wholesale funding has improved. Issuers ought to be renewing alternative sources of demand.

    • 24 Apr 2018

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GlobalCapital Leader

  • The cost of a conscience

    A few brave souls at supranational institutions spoke out this week in favour of pricing green bonds inside vanilla deals — and rightly so. Investors’ conscience salving shouldn’t be free.

    • 26 Apr 2018
  • Sewing stitches up DB's US ops

    GlobalCapital met a senior banker at a rival firm this week, who, when asked what he’d do as chief executive of Deutsche Bank, mimed placing a gun to his temple. Chief executive Christian Sewing has been in the job less than a month, and has opted to turn his gun on the bank’s US business instead.

    • 26 Apr 2018

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by David Rothnie

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Old Money

by Prof Richard Roberts 
  • Professor Richard Roberts, GlobalCapital’s Old Money columnist, has passed away

    We’re very sorry to announce that professor Richard Roberts, who wrote the ‘Old Money’ column for GlobalCapital, passed away just before Christmas. He is survived by a wife, Sarah, and two daughters.

    • 04 Jan 2018
  • Old Money: London's foreign listings

    Saudi Aramco’s jumbo IPO is taxiing towards take off, though the timing and any co-listing locations along with Riyadh have yet to be revealed. London and New York’s exchanges are eager to host a co-listing, with Toronto, Hong Kong and Singapore also in the frame for what promises to be the biggest ever IPO, valuing the company at $2tr.

    • 28 Nov 2017
  • Old Money: Bad Banks

    Bad banks from Barings to Bradford & Bingley

    • 02 Nov 2017

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by Philippe Espinasse
  • The joke is on you

    As the introduction of weighted voting rights (WVR) and pre-revenue companies’ listings get nearer in Hong Kong, Clawback columnist Philippe Espinasse sees an opportune time for a quick take on the types of companies that the exchange — which is probably the most volatile of the world’s major primary markets — readily allows.

    • 03 Apr 2018

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P&M Notebook

  • RBC hires M&A banker for Germany

    RBC Capital Markets has hired a former Nomura banker to run its M&A business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

    • 26 Oct 2017

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The FIG Idea

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MTN Leak Table

  • MTN Leak: Disaster recovery practice

    One of the MTN market's best-known faces appears to have been practising for the looming nuclear apocalypse.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • MTN Leak: The summer paradox

    Leak is facing the summer paradox. The otherwise hardworking MTN bankers of London have more free time to come and hobnob with Leak but instead choose to go on holiday.

    • 03 Aug 2017
  • MTN Leak: Summer days are here at last

    The summer holidays have arrived and jubilation abounds among school children. For the parents in the MTN market, there is perhaps a little trepidation mixed with the glee.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • MTN Leak: wish you were here

    Société Générale invited the great and the good of London’s financial press to a viewing of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new Pink Floyd exhibition this week. But for the hapless Leak team, it was The Doors that were of interest.

    • 13 Jul 2017

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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 144,600.11 538 8.12%
2 JPMorgan 134,850.50 558 7.57%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 121,929.46 400 6.85%
4 Barclays 103,160.58 369 5.79%
5 Goldman Sachs 100,615.93 288 5.65%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 24,749.48 24 10.68%
2 Citi 15,693.04 32 6.77%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,413.17 40 6.22%
4 Deutsche Bank 13,118.70 35 5.66%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,117.87 27 5.23%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,976.79 28 10.24%
2 JPMorgan 4,842.28 23 8.30%
3 Citi 4,170.20 23 7.15%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,055.26 23 6.95%
5 Morgan Stanley 2,713.30 22 4.65%