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  • EU-US equivalence deal gives hope for Brexit

    The European Commission’s formal recognition of US derivative trading platforms this week had been in the pipeline for some time. But at a time of so much global friction, it was welcome good news.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Steinhoff a disaster for South Africa

    Investors may be quick to pass off Steinhoff’s collapse as an idiosyncratic corporate event, but the fall of one of South Africa’s biggest companies is a severe blow to a country struggling to cling on to its image.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • EU regs: relief needed

    Once again, regulators have kept European derivatives players on edge until the last minute, this month over the expected exemption of physically settled FX forwards from variation margin requirements. They need a break.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • Something’s gotta give

    The long-standing boycott on investing in Portuguese bank debt has been noble, but it is unlikely to be effective.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • AT1 tourists should read the Ts and Cs

    Improving bank credit and tightening in other asset classes have widened the appeal of additional tier one (AT1) paper. But newcomers should make sure they price in the risks of resets and call options.

    • 23 Nov 2017
  • What's in a name?

    Europe’s new-look senior debt is finally getting a name for itself, but it’s not necessarily the right one.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Are investors parking the bus already?

    There are 15 minutes to go, your team is a goal ahead. The manager has the classic dilemma of throwing on another striker (or three if he is Kevin Keegan) to try and get a second goal to put the result beyond doubt, or replacing his flair player with another defender and trying to hold on to the lead.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Banks would be mad not to embrace green capital

    Everyone would stand to gain if banks starting issuing green capital instruments.

    • 09 Nov 2017
  • Time for a prefunding rethink?

    SSAs have for several years avoided prefunding, with the cost of carry one good reason not to. But with conditions so good, it could be time to rethink that strategy.

    • 09 Nov 2017
  • Regulators cuddling bitcoin are schizophrenic

    CME Group, one of the US's premier financial institutions, plans to launch futures on bitcoin. This will give investors a clean way to bet on the price of the cryptocurrency, whose price has soared eightfold this year.

    • 02 Nov 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 415,838.72 1590 9.03%
2 JPMorgan 379,647.36 1732 8.25%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 359,324.90 1302 7.81%
4 Goldman Sachs 267,102.04 920 5.80%
5 Barclays 266,010.35 1070 5.78%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,073.36 191 6.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 37,312.62 138 5.52%
3 BNP Paribas 36,204.20 208 5.36%
4 JPMorgan 34,040.23 112 5.04%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,958.96 107 4.88%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 22,398.41 104 8.67%
2 Morgan Stanley 19,092.40 102 7.39%
3 Citi 17,768.49 110 6.88%
4 UBS 17,693.89 71 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,256.05 98 6.68%