• Human rights: a test of investors’ power

    A survey of companies’ sensitivity to human rights casts big luxury goods companies like LVMH, Hermès and Prada in a bad light. Will investor pressure make them smarten up — or does their indifference suggest investors’ power is limited?

    • 15 May 2018

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GlobalCapital Leader

  • It’s time to listen to bankers crying wolf

    For much of 2017, corporate bond issuers could be relaxed about when they brought their deals to the market. However, investment bankers kept telling them to hurry up: the first movers would get the best terms.

    • 17 May 2018
  • Don't feign surprise when you miss the obvious

    Sometimes, investors get hit by political events that come out of nowhere. Other times, they walk straight into an oncoming freight train, even though it's blowing its horn at top volume.

    • 17 May 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
  • Suit yourself no more

    In his latest Clawback, columnist Philippe Espinasse takes a closer look at the Hong Kong bourse’s guidelines on the suitability of IPO candidates.

    • 03 May 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 162,719.54 628 8.01%
2 JPMorgan 151,101.13 653 7.44%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 147,779.52 484 7.28%
4 Barclays 124,794.16 438 6.15%
5 Goldman Sachs 108,281.07 343 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 25,947.26 30 9.74%
2 Citi 16,842.42 38 6.32%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,575.88 46 5.84%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,198.98 44 5.33%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,028.84 31 4.89%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 6,961.44 31 9.30%
2 JPMorgan 6,815.38 29 9.10%
3 UBS 5,503.59 15 7.35%
4 Citi 5,145.98 30 6.87%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,303.27 25 5.75%