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  • HSBC’s restructuring: is it enough though?

    HSBC’s corporate finance staff have survived its restructuring largely unscathed, but the more ambitious among them will see the bank’s plans as a missed opportunity, writes David Rothnie. And with no answer yet on the identity of the next full-time CEO, the uncertainty is not over.

    • 20 Feb 2020
  • Banks jostle for position in sustainable M&A revolution

    Nomura has made sustainability one of the pillars of its fightback in investment banking, as it joins the race to harness the power of sustainability-related M&A and capital markets deals.

    • 13 Feb 2020
  • Goldman’s growth plan faces Europe test

    As Goldman Sachs hunts for incremental gains in its investment banking division, it need look no further than its European franchise, where it continues to trail JP Morgan, writes David Rothnie.

    • 06 Feb 2020
  • Barclays eyes victory in Europe’s global IB race

    Jes Staley’s strategy has been vindicated, with Barclays’s corporate finance bankers having a banner year. But it has to invest in its European franchise to cement its credentials as the region’s leading investment bank, says David Rothnie.

    • 30 Jan 2020
  • Credit Suisse rejigs IBCM after ‘tough year’

    Credit Suisse has streamlined its investment banking and capital markets operation (IBCM) and is confident that it will return to form after a chastening 2019, writes David Rothnie.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Palmieri shakes up corp finance at SG

    Société Générale has redoubled its commitment to equity capital markets under a new structure designed to ensure it remains a force in investment banking when consolidation comes, writes David Rothnie.

    • 16 Jan 2020
  • RBC looks to profit amid European blues

    RBC Capital Markets is beefing up financial sponsors, aiming to boost its European business during 2020, writes David Rothnie.

    • 09 Jan 2020
  • Southpaw’s alternative awards of 2019

    Southpaw takes a sideways look at some of the big events that defined investment banking in 2019.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • Europeans look west for IB growth

    Big European investment banks pivoted towards the Americas during 2019 in an attempt to boost revenues and position themselves for the next downturn, writes David Rothnie. With large M&A across the industry still off the table, banks are finding scale through joint ventures and alliances.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • Deutsche looks to snip its way back to stardom

    Deutsche Bank has told investors that its investment bank is back on track. Cutting costs will be a crucial part of reaching growth targets. But after so many false starts, can it really be that simple, asks David Rothnie.

    • 12 Dec 2019

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 89.39 312 9.12%
2 Citi 77.20 291 7.87%
3 BofA Securities 65.74 260 6.71%
4 Barclays 59.26 231 6.05%
5 Goldman Sachs 47.41 167 4.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 BofA Securities 4.04 14 11.06%
2 JPMorgan 3.83 12 10.47%
3 Citi 3.14 12 8.60%
4 HSBC 2.22 13 6.07%
5 Commerzbank Group 2.15 7 5.87%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Credit Suisse 2.84 5 13.26%
2 JPMorgan 1.90 14 8.86%
3 Barclays 1.75 12 8.15%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.69 11 7.87%
5 Citi 1.63 13 7.63%