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  • People and markets news in brief, February 22, 2018

    MUFG Securities Asia has named Royal Bank of Scotland veteran Pierre Ferland as its new chief executive.

    • 12:00 PM
  • Nomura creates new global business in client financing

    Nomura has created a new global unit to focus on client financing, in a move that combines its investment banking and markets capabilities.

    • 11:45 AM
  • Two more Deutsche bankers at risk

    Two more Deutsche Bank staff put at risk of redundancy in the bank's major investment banking cuts round have emerged — a director in African origination and an analyst working in project finance.

    • 10:45 AM
  • Milbank hires two levfin lawyers from Shearman & Sterling

    As Europe’s leveraged finance markets return to growth, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has added Apostolos Gkoutzinis and Rebecca Marques as partners to its leveraged finance and capital markets team.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • UniCredit names Kupfer Germany CIB boss

    Veteran UniCredit banker Jan Kupfer, will now head corporate and investment banking in Germany for the firm, following Michael Diederich's move to the role of country chairman and chief executive of UniCredit’s German entity. Diederich’s move was announced by the bank in November.

    • 19 Feb 2018
  • Goldman banker joins Swiss bank to launch structured finance biz

    A managing director at Goldman Sachs has joined Swiss private banking group Reyl & Cie to head its new structured finance business.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • People Moves in Brief

    Macquarie hiring for ABS push - Goldman structurer to launch Swiss biz - Barclays raids CS for electronic trading

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • ESMA blasted for debt approval grab

    The European Securities and Markets Authority’s plan to take over approving wholesale debt and asset backed securities prospectuses has flummoxed market participants, who say ESMA has no plan to make the new system work — raising fears that European debt markets will be gummed up by a cumbersome approval process.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • Syndicated loan market facing most challenges in memory

    The European syndicated loan market is facing an unprecedented amount of structural challenges in 2018, leaving market participants unsure what the usually stalwart corner of the financial sector might look like by the end of the year.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Morningstar appoints new president, sees potential boom in esoteric ABS

    Morningstar Credit Ratings has named managing director of RMBS and ABS Brian Grow as president, as the rating agency eyes a growing esoteric securitization market in 2018.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • E-trading provider bids to resolve MiFID-GDPR clash

    Electronic platform provider NEX has found a compromise between MiFID II, the new set of European regulations which require transparency of trading, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an upcoming European regulation which requires corporations to protect individual private data.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Deutsche CEEMEA DCM banker at risk

    Deutsche Bank has put the role of a CEEMEA DCM banker at risk.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • People Moves in Brief

    Citi names HY trading head — Kurdyavko to run EM for BlueBay — CFPB names chief of staff

    • 08 Feb 2018

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  • The Schuldschein market should mind its manners

    The Schuldschein market's reputation as a gentlemanly club is at risk of diverging from reality. Competition is becoming fiercer and arrangers are employing every weapon in their armouries to win mandates. This is how capital markets behave — but the Schuldschein market should not follow.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • The HLEG’s report: L’union fait la force

    In the week Belgium announces its first green bond roadshow, the national motto (Eendracht maakt macht in Dutch) aptly captures the real importance of the European Commission’s new roadmap on sustainable finance, which lays out a panoply of actions Europe could take to green its financial system. That is: unity makes strength.

    • 06 Feb 2018
  • Balls of steel, or crystal?

    The Wellcome Trust charity is a fine institution. The medical research it has funded will benefit the world for many years. This week it helped fund that work by selling a £750m 100 year bond. The investors who bought it probably have a warm glow inside knowing they have helped the cause. But is it responsible to buy bonds that will redeem in 2118?

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • Indonesia high yield party: rampant — and unnerving

    Asia’s capital markets have started the year with a bang, but a market this good can’t last forever. The steady supply of new deals coming out at increasingly tight levels is a sign of clear frothiness in the market. Just take a look at the investor enthusiasm for low-rated Indonesian deals for an example of how bullish investors have become when they should be thinking twice.

    • 30 Jan 2018
  • Keep Indonesia’s Komodo bonds caged

    Komodo bonds — offshore Indonesian rupiah bonds — are finally sputtering into life. This week, the second such deal by an Indonesian company has shown their potential. But don’t count your dragons before they hatch. The market will always be limited — and that’s a good thing.

    • 23 Jan 2018
  • Carillion: the insouciance of Schuldschein

    The UK building and services company had borrowed Schuldschein loans, which are unlikely to be paid in full — and the Schuldschein market couldn’t care less.

    • 16 Jan 2018

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 13,964.32 85 5.31%
2 JPMorgan 13,943.16 75 5.30%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,806.99 77 5.25%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,022.71 57 4.57%
5 BNP Paribas 10,928.16 50 4.15%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,332.16 20 11.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,298.25 18 9.41%
3 UniCredit 3,009.41 12 6.59%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,869.21 10 6.28%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,511.85 12 5.50%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 807.11 8 8.36%
2 Morgan Stanley 732.63 4 7.59%
3 Goldman Sachs 657.29 6 6.81%
4 Credit Suisse 577.70 7 5.99%
5 JPMorgan 572.76 6 5.93%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,599.75 33 9.08%
2 Citi 4,085.51 32 8.06%
3 Credit Suisse 3,662.10 25 7.23%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 3,248.55 24 6.41%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,721.10 26 5.37%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,027.03 18 8.98%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,039.27 17 7.22%
3 JPMorgan 2,863.44 11 5.11%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,734.66 13 4.88%
5 HSBC 2,657.71 16 4.75%