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  • Barclays cuts across syndicate, LM, RSG, MTNs and advisory

    Barclays has made cuts across its debt capital markets business, with staff put at risk including several long serving bankers who have been with the firm for over a decade.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • People Moves in Brief

    Barclays cuts in DCM and syndicate — SEB hires ECM head — Altice M&A boss joins JPM

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Citi names new boss for EMEA

    Citi said it had appointed David Livingstone, the bank’s chief country officer for Australia and New Zealand, as chief executive of EMEA, succeeding Jim Cowles.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • MUFG hires Mann for FIG in Paris

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has appointed Jason Mann as European head of financial institutions DCM, a role which will be based in a branch of the bank’s new subsidiary, established to prepare for Brexit.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • Tradeweb wins approval for Dutch venue

    Trading platform operator Tradeweb has received regulatory approvals to operate trading venues from Amsterdam as it solidifies its preparations for Brexit.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • RBC corporate DCM head Seibel to run Mizuho’s EU arm

    Mizuho International said it had hired Christoph Seibel, head of EMEA corporate debt capital markets at RBC Capital Markets, to be chief executive of its EU operations, Mizuho Securities Europe.

    • 10 Jan 2019
  • Middle East DCM vacancy filled at BNPP

    BNP Paribas has filled the gap it had in Middle East DCM with an internal move of a banker working in sustainable capital markets.

    • 09 Jan 2019
  • Corporates could get double whammy by investing cash in renewable energy assets

    Companies usually park their reserves of cash in staid, low-yielding liquid assets. But asset managers are trying to persuade them to invest some of that money differently, in a way that could help them live up to their environmental commitments.

    • 03 Jan 2019
  • Barclays bounce-back breaks top five DCM ranking

    All of the top five DCM banks by revenue are US houses — for the third year running — though the resurgent Barclays cracked the top five by volume this year, according to full year 2018 figures from Dealogic.

    • 03 Jan 2019
  • John Lee-Tin 1970-2018

    It is with much sadness that we have to report the death of John Lee-Tin.

    • 03 Jan 2019
  • Santander adds to MTN team

    Santander has picked up an ex-Deutsche Bank private debt banker for its MTN syndicate desk.

    • 13 Dec 2018
  • Mizuho cuts in DCM and syndicate

    Mizuho International, the London securities and investment banking arm of the Japanese banking group, has cut jobs in its capital markets business over the past week, and among those leaving is a senior DCM banker.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • Kames vows ‘business as usual’ after HY departures

    Four fund managers have left Kames Capital’s fixed income team to join competitor Artemis this week, prompting a staff reshuffle at their former employer and expectations of new high yield funds being opened at their new home.

    • 04 Dec 2018

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  • When a bad deal leads to no deal, no one wins

    Maintaining confidence in the system relies on trust that leaders — those selected for their competence and character to set the course for the rest of us — are well informed, able to communicate with others at their level and take decisions that serve the interests of those they lead.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • PG&E’s descent is a climate alarm bell for corporates

    Californian utility firm PG&E’s impending bankruptcy filing, on the back of unprecedented liabilities for wildfire damage in the state, is a warning sign that investors may find it impossible to predict how the climate crisis will threaten companies, both quickly and slowly.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • Sub-one year bonds: right tool at the right time

    Sub-one year dollar bonds from Chinese issuers are back, but this time they are being used strategically to get reasonable pricing during tough times. Rather than condemn this tenor, it is time to view these notes for what they are — practical and providing flexibility.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • No certainty in sight for the UK or sterling

    Borrowers flocked to the sterling bond markets this week, at possibly greater pace than the usual January rush. Some of that seemed to be an attempt to get ahead of a crucial Brexit vote in the UK parliament later this month. But if anyone expects clarity on the UK’s future relationship with Europe after that date, they’re delusional.

    • 03 Jan 2019
  • Capital markets find a sense of purpose

    Financial markets are often seen as cold, calculating machines for making money. That is part of their function. But increasingly, people are talking of markets’ broader social purpose — that they exist to serve humanity and make its existence healthier and more sustainable. Toby Fildes argues that, 10 years on from the crisis, this new ethos will govern the markets’ future.

    • 17 Dec 2018

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,256.91 29 8.96%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,112.20 15 6.63%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,554.24 18 6.03%
4 JPMorgan 5,465.22 19 5.93%
5 Barclays 5,207.98 15 5.65%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 1,337.52 8 7.31%
2 BNP Paribas 1,118.03 6 6.11%
3 Barclays 1,100.14 4 6.01%
4 Commerzbank Group 1,054.99 6 5.77%
5 UniCredit 1,046.44 7 5.72%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 200.50 2 12.59%
1 Deutsche Bank 200.50 2 12.59%
3 UniCredit 113.00 1 7.09%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 113.00 1 7.09%
3 Mediobanca 113.00 1 7.09%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 420.00 3 15.69%
2 TD Securities Inc 304.57 2 11.38%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 250.00 1 9.34%
3 Jefferies LLC 250.00 1 9.34%
3 Goldman Sachs 250.00 1 9.34%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,729.81 7 8.29%
2 Barclays 2,499.67 4 7.59%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,436.88 6 7.40%
4 JPMorgan 2,303.98 3 7.00%
5 MUFG 2,123.57 3 6.45%