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  • EM’s acid test

    For years, the best sovereign issuers in the emerging markets would boast that their latest bond deal showed how much the mystical “international financial community” supported the current administration’s macroeconomic management. And EM investors would pretend that buying the stuff was to have the map to Treasure Island.

    • 26 Mar 2020
  • Corona bonds: an idea that cannot be contained

    ‘Corona bonds’ have been talked up so much that the EU risks underwhelming the market by failing to act. It has become a question of political solidarity within the region, not simply one of debt management.

    • 26 Mar 2020
  • Borrow like there’s no tomorrow

    “There are decades when nothing happens; and there are weeks when decades happen.” So said Vladimir Lenin, although the founder of Soviet Russia probably didn’t write this with the capital markets in mind.

    • 19 Mar 2020
  • Prepared for the worst, hoping for the best

    As the coronavirus advances deeper into the US and northern Europe, capital markets have had one of their most shocking and arduous weeks for many years.

    • 12 Mar 2020
  • Banks vs Covid-19: whatever it takes

    Banks are going to play an outsized role in softening the economic impact of Covid-19 in the euro area.

    • 05 Mar 2020
  • 'Price now' was the right call, finally

    Speak to enough sell-side capital markets bankers and a few patterns start to emerge. For all the talk of putting the client first and understanding their needs, the advice from syndicate and DCM shows a certain bias towards doing bond deals.

    • 05 Mar 2020
  • The end of the road for roadshows

    The shock of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has forced some rapid thinking among capital markets participants. Almost the first impact has been on travel.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • Covid-19 threatens more than the global economy

    Market participants should be braced for political volatility as the world comes close to experiencing a pandemic.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • ECB is revving the engine but the handbrake is on

    Europe’s capital markets are back in super-demand mode.

    • 20 Feb 2020
  • EBRD: futureproofing Sonia

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development made a bold move this week by rewriting the rulebook for how coupons of Sonia-linked floating rate notes should be structured. It annoyed some, but it’s hard to argue against the logic.

    • 20 Feb 2020

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 144.72 488 10.06%
2 BofA Securities 116.53 399 8.10%
3 Citi 111.31 395 7.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 88.15 252 6.13%
5 Barclays 75.38 304 5.24%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 8.33 35 7.62%
2 BofA Securities 7.00 27 6.40%
3 UniCredit 6.71 30 6.14%
4 BNP Paribas 5.11 35 4.67%
5 HSBC 5.06 31 4.62%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Suisse 3.10 7 10.48%
2 Morgan Stanley 2.55 14 8.63%
3 JPMorgan 2.53 18 8.56%
4 Goldman Sachs 2.43 15 8.20%
5 Citi 2.07 16 6.99%