• Bank capital deals fly as issuance volumes begin to fall

    Erste Group Bank and Société Générale both capitalised on the euro market’s extremely favourable conditions this week, pricing new subordinated deals in line with fair value or even through it.

    • 19 Nov 2020
  • New bid to solve bank carbon footprint enigma

    An accounting standard was launched on Wednesday that could prove a major step forward in how banks and investors calculate their contributions to climate change, and their progress towards net zero emissions.

    • 19 Nov 2020
  • Vaccine rally leads to FIG borrowing spree

    Financial institutions jumped into action this week, as positive news on the development of a Covid-19 vaccine led to superlative funding conditions in the euro market.

    • 12 Nov 2020
  • Rare FIG trio make most of good window

    A trio of rare issuers found a window for issuance in the FIG bond market on Thursday, with Nykredit and Hamburg Commercial Bank accessing a tightening senior non-preferred market, while Íslandsbanki launched Iceland's first ever sustainable bond

    • 12 Nov 2020
  • Rare names fill up FIG as Íslandsbanki debuts sustainable bond

    Less frequent issuers found a window for issuance in the FIG bond market on Thursday, with Íslandsbanki launching Iceland's first ever sustainable bond and Hamburg Commercial Bank (HCB) focusing on non-preferred senior debt after twice delaying plans for a tier two.

    • 12 Nov 2020
  • Nykredit hits fair value on return to non-pref

    Nykredit Realkredit did not need a premium to launch a new non-preferred bond in euros on Thursday, with spreads in the asset class having now returned to where they were before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 12 Nov 2020
  • Vaccine boost tempts Caixa, ING into senior market

    Deal arrangers expect banks will take advantage of a positive tone in the euro market by bringing forward their plans for non-preferred senior issuance, following in the footsteps of CaixaBank and ING Groep on Tuesday.

    • 10 Nov 2020
  • Banks benefit from Biden bounce in bond markets as vaccine success turbocharges rally

    Three banks launched new senior deals in euros on Monday, taking advantage of a jubilant tone in the market following Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election. That sentiment received a further boost during the morning trading session when Pfizer and BioNTech revealed successful Covid-19 vaccine trials.

    • 09 Nov 2020
  • Banks prepare November pipeline in wake of US vote

    Pre-funding is likely to be the name of the game in FIG from next week, with banks expected to use supportive market conditions in the wake of the US election to launch a final flurry of deals before the end of the year.

    • 05 Nov 2020
  • Bank debt rallies as US election hangs in the balance

    Valuations carried on climbing in the bank bond market on Thursday, as investors appeared keen to look beyond the uncertain outcome of the US presidential election.

    • 05 Nov 2020
  • Will the ECB buy more bank bonds?

    Some market participants say the European Central Bank could open itself up to buying preferred senior bank debt if it expands its purchase programmes in December.

    • 05 Nov 2020
  • Investors experience March ‘déjà vu’ amid new lockdowns

    Fresh lockdown restrictions added to a sense of anxiety in Europe at the start of the week, with credit markets already on tenterhooks ahead of the US presidential election.

    • 02 Nov 2020

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 531.50 2061 9.13%
2 Citi 448.37 1700 7.70%
3 BofA Securities 442.73 1722 7.60%
4 Barclays 317.40 1298 5.45%
5 Goldman Sachs 310.57 1118 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15.76 106 9.17%
2 Morgan Stanley 15.71 67 9.14%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.87 82 8.65%
4 Citi 12.56 72 7.30%
5 BofA Securities 11.86 62 6.90%