• UniCredit is striving not to be a hostage to fortune

    European banks are waiting for relief from central bankers, politicians and regulators. But UniCredit is positioning itself to offset several of the biggest problems facing the sector, giving it greater room to forge its own destiny.

    • 03 Dec 2019

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GlobalCapital Leader

  • US PP market: hold firm on covenants

    Certain US private placement (PP) investors are beginning to fear a turn in the famously prudent market, towards a world with looser financial covenants. Let us hope this remains a fear and does not become reality.

    • 05 Dec 2019
  • Tory win offers false hope

    While capital markets professionals might be preparing to pop champagne corks in the expectation of a Conservative Party victory in the UK’s general election on December 12, they should remember that the government’s key policy is appalling for the UK.

    • 05 Dec 2019

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by David Rothnie

  • Houlihan’s European expansion rolls on

    Houlihan Lokey’s European corporate finance land grab has made its fifth acquisition since 2014, writes David Rothnie, at a time when the fluctuations of the credit cycle may be about to lead to more restructurings.

    • 05 Dec 2019

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Byte Me

on fintech

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by Philippe Espinasse

  • Flying high in the year of the pig

    In his latest Clawback column, Philippe Espinasse takes a look at the Hong Kong stock exchange’s new three year plan and its desire to be a global listing hub.

    • 08 Mar 2019

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The FIG Idea

  • The FIG idea: sci-fi horror meets utopian dream

    As Marcella climbed into the transport pod for her short journey home to her cosy apartment in the Chongqing suburbs, her wristwatch buzzed, reminding her that this would be her last ever commute. She leaned back and thought of the days when she started out in banking, in 2007, right at the start of GFC1, the first Global Financial Crisis. In her 43 year career, how the world had changed.

    • 13 Mar 2019
  • The FIG Idea: the wizardry of banking

    Do we marvel enough at the philosophical and metaphysical nature of the banking industry?

    • 17 May 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 380.40 1762 8.35%
2 Citi 351.67 1514 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 302.44 1301 6.64%
4 Barclays 271.64 1137 5.97%
5 HSBC 224.52 1238 4.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 54.76 228 8.08%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 44.23 207 6.53%
3 JPMorgan 33.93 98 5.01%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 29.88 150 4.41%
5 UniCredit 29.88 159 4.41%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13.16 82 8.29%
2 Goldman Sachs 12.58 64 7.92%
3 Morgan Stanley 12.18 55 7.66%
4 Citi 10.09 71 6.35%
5 Credit Suisse 6.93 38 4.36%