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  • Prepare for the worst: No Deal is most likely outcome

    Capital market specialists are good at living with radical uncertainty. Just as banks and investors carried on calmly trading US Treasuries through successive debt ceiling crises, they are now displaying similar sangfroid about Brexit.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Bank debt: finding resolve in the face of a resolution

    The courts are starting to show that they have a key role to play in determining how EU bank resolutions play out.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Ukraine missed its shot

    Ukraine drew attention for all the wrong reasons this week, tapping a November 2028 line for $350m, allegedly well below the market value.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • Green bonds: the bigger, the better

    The green bond market is still simply too small for its investors to be discerning.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • TLTRO III: one step forward, two steps back?

    The European Central Bank’s new funding programme has not ended up being what it was supposed to be — a way of departing from the old market order.

    • 07 Mar 2019
  • Magic in markets can mean danger or creation

    The root of arbitrage is the same thing being priced differently in two markets. As markets have got bigger and more sophisticated, arbitrage has become harder to find.

    • 07 Mar 2019
  • An idea whose time has not come

    The common eurozone sovereign bond keeps rearing its head as a supposed solution to the monetary union’s problems.

    • 28 Feb 2019
  • Metro Bank does the rights thing

    Metro Bank, the dog-friendly UK challenger bank which is launching branches while others close them, has had a rough time recently — with faults mainly of its own making. But whatever you think of the bank’s business model, it’s got one thing right.

    • 28 Feb 2019
  • Green Taxonomy risks becoming a greenwash

    Of all the parts of the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan, the Taxonomy is closest to the heart of the green bond market.

    • 21 Feb 2019
  • Asia, don’t forget about ME

    Over the past year, Asian investors have become pickier about which Gulf credits they buy, and it has felt to some in emerging market bonds that marketing Middle East issuers to them can be futile. But a storming success for Mashreqbank this week demonstrated that engaging Asian investors is worth the jet lag.

    • 21 Feb 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 102,994.82 409 8.29%
2 Citi 96,697.47 362 7.78%
3 Barclays 82,826.79 294 6.66%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,541.75 313 6.64%
5 HSBC 66,026.80 322 5.31%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,946.93 17 9.40%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,056.30 15 6.36%
3 Commerzbank Group 5,474.20 22 5.75%
4 BNP Paribas 5,160.94 25 5.42%
5 UniCredit 4,424.51 19 4.65%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,328.59 11 11.04%
2 Morgan Stanley 2,132.71 13 10.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,598.67 7 7.58%
4 JPMorgan 1,544.99 8 7.32%
5 UBS 1,229.93 7 5.83%