• This euro market is made for Monte

    The only thing missing from a stellar start to 2020 is a capital transaction from Italy’s Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena.

    • 14 Jan 2020
  • Why the Santander saga won’t trigger a run of AT1 extensions

    European banks don’t believe they have a free option to extend the lives of their additional tier one (AT1) securities, despite the apparent success of Banco Santander’s call policy.

    • 14 Jan 2020
  • Trade agreement adds to loan market woes

    The US and China’s signing of the phase one agreement on trade this week will finally put almost two years of battling and tit-for-tat tariff retaliation behind the countries. However, while the truce may pave the way for more market stability and a boost in investor sentiment, it spells trouble for the Chinese offshore loan market.

    • 14 Jan 2020
  • Beware the dangers lurking in Asia

    Asia’s debt and equity markets made a roaring start to 2020, with dollar bonds flooding the market and companies lining up for IPOs. But the first few days of the new year have also shown that issuers, capital markets bankers and investors should be prepared for some nasty surprises.

    • 09 Jan 2020
  • Investors talk big on corporate responsibility, but act feebly

    The noise about how capitalism is changing to a system in which social purpose is restored to the centre of companies' and investors' aims is now deafening. But look below the surface and the actual governance record of many companies and investors is dreadful. Most shareholders are too supine even to defend their own rights.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • From Iran to Ibor — what to watch for in 2020

    Capital markets went into 2020 in positive mood. That lasted for all of two working days until the US assassinated Iranian military commander, Qasem Soleimani, worrying investors that Middle East tensions were on the rise again. Nonetheless, the good feeling was not entirely soured. GlobalCapital highlights where the rest of the action will be in the year ahead.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • Trump reminds markets that disruption is never far away

    Equity market participants were stunned last Friday after the US assassinated Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. It followed what had been a strong end to 2019 in the market with many hopeful the momentum would carry into this year. But banks and investors need to be prepared for shocks, especially as domestic pressure on US president Donald Trump increases in the run up to November's election.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • Short selling can promote greater corporate responsibility

    Short sellers' detractors say they are detrimental to the responsible stewardship of companies. This is unfair; they can play a useful role in highlighting deceptive practices in a world of greenwashing.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • Dear Boris, don’t blow Brexit

    GlobalCapital has penned an open letter to UK prime minister Boris Johnson ahead of his negotiations next year on the UK's future relationship with the European Union.

    • 24 Dec 2019
  • MDBs looking local a boon for MTN market

    Multilateral development banks (MDBs) are increasingly moving into local currency funding. Now medium-term note (MTN) dealers need to dust off their EM currency investor Rolodexes, as this shift offers a much-needed business opportunity for them.

    • 18 Dec 2019

GlobalCapital View archive

Comment & Columns     
GlobalCapital View
The Pained Trader
Old Money
Byte Me
The FIG Idea

Latest Comment

more Comment

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 29.61 88 8.60%
2 JPMorgan 23.76 85 6.90%
3 Barclays 20.64 81 5.99%
4 BofA Securities 19.82 71 5.76%
5 BNP Paribas 16.27 62 4.73%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.84 264 7.99%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 47.68 243 6.26%
3 JPMorgan 35.73 111 4.69%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 34.28 171 4.50%
5 UniCredit 33.71 188 4.43%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 0.75 7 12.00%
2 Morgan Stanley 0.70 5 11.15%
3 JPMorgan 0.58 5 9.31%
4 Citi 0.48 4 7.75%
5 Goldman Sachs 0.43 3 6.92%