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  • Credit Suisse puts EM DCM bankers at risk

    Credit Suisse has put two emerging markets DCM bankers at risk.

    • 16 Mar 2018
  • People Moves in Brief

    Citi combines SF syndicate — JPM raids BAML for oil and gas ECM — Market veteran joins AfDB funding team

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Citi combines structured finance syndicate

    Citi has recombined its European structured finance syndicate operation under Laura Coady, who becomes head of EMEA structured finance syndicate as well as keeping her existing role as head of Citi’s European primary CLO business. Garo Torossian, formerly head of EMEA residential mortgage distribution, joins Coady on the newly formed desk.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Rao to lead HSBC’s SEA corporates team

    HSBC has appointed Pradeep Rao as head of corporates for Southeast Asia, effective immediately, according to a press release sent on Tuesday.

    • 14 Mar 2018
  • JP Morgan names new Asia DCM head

    Amy Tan has been promoted to head of debt capital markets origination for Asia ex-Japan at JP Morgan, effective immediately.

    • 12 Mar 2018
  • BNP Paribas appoints former DB man to lead Mexico expansion

    French lender BNP Paribas has hired Deutsche Bank’s head of Mexican corporate client coverage as managing director and country head for Mexico as it prepares to obtain a banking license in the country.

    • 07 Mar 2018
  • SocGen names Malhotra head of Apac DCM

    Société Générale has promoted Raj Malhotra to the position of head of debt capital markets for Asia Pacific, according to a press release on Wednesday.

    • 07 Mar 2018
  • Ma heads back to HSBC’s levfin team

    HSBC has wooed Mark Ma back to its leveraged and acquisition finance team in Asia, poaching him from Platinum Equity, a firm that specialises in mergers and acquisitions.

    • 07 Mar 2018
  • Standard Chartered corporates adds Boom

    Standard Chartered has hired a JP Morgan banker to lead part of its North American corporates team.

    • 05 Mar 2018
  • Corporate brokers feel the pinch amid UK cuts

    Corporate broking professionals are feeling the pinch as European banks have trimmed staff in their UK corporate and investment banking operations.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • Zorzi to head primary at BNPP as Egan becomes vice-chair

    BNP Paribas has reshuffled the management of its global markets business, making Martin Egan a vice-chairman of the global markets client board and promoting syndicate boss Fred Zorzi to head of primary markets. Benjamin Jacquard, who was co-head of primary and credit markets with Egan, will be leaving the firm and is thought to be heading to the buy-side.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • CLSA hires debt veteran Luk as global DCM head

    Senior fixed income banker Michael Luk has joined CLSA as global head of debt capital markets, after a one year stint with the Singapore Exchange.

    • 27 Feb 2018

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  • Why passivity attracts our aggression

    Bond deals used to be executed by lead managers and co-managers. Then came passive and active bookrunners. Global co-ordinators were then thrown into the mix. And then this week, that role was split into passive and active distinctions on Tullow Oil’s €650m seven year non-call three year deal. These job titles are making less and less sense.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Schuldschein’s best interests are secondary

    Secondary trading platforms for non-performing Schuldscheine provide a compelling answer to some fundamental questions often levelled at the market — and observers should follow their developments enthusiastically.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • The Lebara crisis can still kill the Northern European bond market dream

    If the Norwegian bond market’s light touch approach to documentation means investors lose out, the Nordic aspiration to become the venue of choice for Northern Europe's high yield issuers may never materialise.

    • 06 Mar 2018
  • China should push green bond issuers offshore

    China may be one of the world’s largest green bond markets, but its issuer base offshore has only seen limited growth. The market regulator may want to pick up cues from the development of its domestic green debt market to boost international issuance.

    • 06 Mar 2018
  • IG borrowers need to get a move on

    When the equity markets had a severe wobble in the first half of February, corporate bonds spreads widened, but only marginally compared the wild swings seen in the equity markets. Spreads are still at some of the lowest levels ever seen. Issuers would do well to remember that in coming months.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • HY investors should pay to parlay

    European high yield bond investors are up in arms at being asked to pay to be members of the European High Yield Association (EHYA), a division of industry body, the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). They should pay up, if not shut up.

    • 22 Feb 2018

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 33,334.64 145 6.77%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,049.40 136 6.10%
3 Goldman Sachs 25,426.88 85 5.16%
4 Barclays 24,881.13 88 5.05%
5 Citi 23,763.07 147 4.83%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 8,195.75 34 9.13%
2 Goldman Sachs 7,325.18 14 8.16%
3 UniCredit 6,807.50 26 7.58%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,780.64 25 6.44%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,661.54 23 6.31%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 1,279.02 13 7.78%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,015.60 10 6.18%
3 Credit Suisse 906.45 9 5.52%
4 Morgan Stanley 852.66 5 5.19%
5 JPMorgan 819.30 10 4.99%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 6,929.14 53 9.38%
2 Citi 5,893.21 47 7.97%
3 Credit Suisse 5,418.24 37 7.33%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,149.20 45 6.97%
5 Barclays 4,954.23 33 6.70%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 7,711.71 17 7.01%
2 BNP Paribas 7,574.13 31 6.88%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,558.95 28 5.96%
4 HSBC 5,956.75 32 5.41%
5 JPMorgan 5,877.51 22 5.34%