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  • Spac boom drives US banks to Q1 record

    US investment banks have set a high bar for their European rivals by posting record revenues powered by a boom in capital markets underwriting.

    • 15 Apr 2021
  • ESG: the filter that lets everything through

    Deliveroo and its shareholders raised £1.5bn this week. The IPO was a dog, priced at the bottom of its range and falling 20% on its debut. But it’s hard to feel sympathy for the investors.

    • 31 Mar 2021
  • KNOC bond clashed with banks’ own climate policies, NGO charges

    An environmental activist institute has argued that the bookrunners of a Korea National Oil Corp $700m bond priced on Tuesday are being inconsistent with their own climate policies, and might even be taking legal risks, because of the issuer's exposure to tar sands oil production in Canada.

    • 30 Mar 2021
  • Investment banks report full pipelines after excellent 2020

    Top US bankers are optimistic about their investment banking businesses for the start of 2021, after a stellar 2020 during which their clients rushed to financing markets to help them get through the Covid-19 crisis, and government and central banks provided essential support.

    • 21 Jan 2021
  • 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

Latest market news

  • US, local names crowd into euro corporate market

    A smattering of European investment grade companies are lining up bond issues, as May continues to bring the turnaround in issuance levels that the market had been hoping for in the run-up to the UK bank holiday at the start of the month.

    • 10 May 2021
  • Insure-tech firm Waterdrop seals $360m US listing

    Chinese health insurance and healthcare crowdfunding platform Waterdrop has raised $360m after pricing its US IPO at the top of the marketed range.

    • 10 May 2021
  • Ceconomy gets ESG loan to repay crisis funding

    Ceconomy, a German consumer electronics company, has signed a €1.06bn revolver linked to sustainability metrics, becoming the latest corporate to repay state support loans taken out during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 07 May 2021
  • Dollar bond market breaks out in green spots

    Green bonds took centre stage in the US corporate bond market this week, as issuance began to mount again after the recess for earnings blackouts. No less than three deals paired green and conventional tranches.

    • 06 May 2021
  • IG corp buyers show preference for ESG and short maturities

    The demand for sustainability-linked bonds was made clear on Thursday, as French minerals company Imerys’s deal commanded more than double the demand of Swedish property firm Sagax’s conventional trade, despite sharing big similarities.

    • 06 May 2021

Bank of America Merrill Lynch In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
Bookrunners of Global DCM 3 3 70.48 296 5.51% 5.76%
All International Bonds 3 3 63.15 265 6.11% 6.78%
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 2 2 166.72 627 9.10% 9.90%
Bookrunners of Global ECM 6 7 5.92 46 4.49% 4.61%
Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans 8 9 6.59 32 4.50% 3.55%
Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency) 9 4 18.08 36 4.47% 5.89%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 13 5 3.53 35 2.18% 4.79%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 4 2 14.48 81 5.25% 6.47%
Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance 4 5 14.36 40 10.20% 7.83%
Global IB Revenue 3 3 1.24 1262 6.20% 6.36%
Global M&A Revenue 4 4 0.36 114 5.25% 6.06%
Syndicated Loan Revenue 1 2 0.24 374 8.24% 6.83%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 13 4 0.01 22 2.59% 4.57%
Equity Capital Markets Revenue 4 4 0.20 75 5.29% 5.42%
Global FIG Revenue 3 5 0.30 590 6.24% 5.77%
EMEA M&A Revenue 4 5 0.11 33 6.18% 6.16%
All Investment Banking Revenue Americas 3 3 0.89 927 8.31% 8.15%
Americas M&A Revenue 5 4 0.21 61 5.07% 6.48%
Equity Capital Markets Revenue - Americas 2 5 0.16 51 8.64% 6.25%
All Corporate Bonds 3 2 22.04 126 5.64% 5.78%
All Sterling Bonds 5 10 3.86 9 7.70% 3.94%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 1 2 71.21 396 9.60% 8.91%
Dollar Denominated DCM 3 3 51.59 235 7.77% 7.98%
Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency) 4 3 7.68 15 6.33% 7.17%
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG 5 2 10.76 65 7.21% 9.78%
Bookrunners of Dollar Corporate Investment Grade Bonds 3 2 11.68 37 8.22% 9.16%
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds 2 3 7.94 70 8.13% 8.58%
Bookrunners of Euro Denominated DCM 12 9 13.10 47 3.45% 4.89%
Bookrunners of European DCM 11 7 18.45 57 3.63% 4.42%
European Sovereign Bonds 12 9 3.71 6 3.80% 4.32%
Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency) 13 4 6.63 12 3.27% 6.74%
Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG 5 8 0.61 5 5.16% 4.24%
Bookrunners of European Structured Finance 3 1 1.42 4 9.77% 13.59%
Bookrunners of European HY Bonds 5 13 1.45 9 6.92% 2.89%
Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA 14 5 10.68 50 2.47% 4.73%
Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans 14 5 10.68 50 2.47% 4.73%
Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds 21 10 1.23 10 1.95% 3.52%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 22 15 0.32 4 1.81% 1.99%
Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM 13 3 0.84 7 2.50% 10.06%
Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance 2 11 1.40 6 7.01% 3.23%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 4 4 4.82 30 5.70% 4.64%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 15 8 0.76 3 1.65% 3.58%
Australia DCM 6 5 0.96 4 6.98% 6.71%
Bookrunners of India DCM 12 18 0.14 2 2.22% 1.92%
Dealer League Table EIB 10 12 0.97 2 3.60% 5.23%
Dealer League Table KfW 1 2 2.05 2 12.10% 12.54%
Dealer League Table World Bank 3 7 1.59 6 10.94% 6.53%
Dealer League Table UK 5 1.46 1 9.97%
Dealer League Table Austria 2 1 1.16 3 20.48% 45.96%
Dealer League Table IADB 2 1 0.99 1 17.89% 27.74%
Dealer League Table AfDB 2 0.40 1 18.84%
Dealer League Table ADB 3 0.01 1 11.67%
Dealer League Table Cades 5 1 1.85 2 10.00% 33.33%
Dealer League Table BNG 3 7 1.27 6 8.50% 4.76%
Dealer League Table Rentenbank 4 2 0.22 1 7.36% 11.83%
Dealer League Table Kommunekredit 1 0.25 1 21.93%
Dealer League Table Kommuninvest 12 0.25 1 3.32%
Dealer League Table ESM 1 1.91 2 15.04%
Global Green Bonds 6 8 1.62 18 3.92% 4.43%
Dealer League Table Germany 6 1.60 1 7.31%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 92.59 388 8.96%
2 Citi 85.30 278 8.25%
3 BofA Securities 63.15 265 6.11%
4 Barclays 58.01 223 5.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 55.74 184 5.39%

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 Goldman Sachs 2.07 11 10.42%
2 BofA Securities 1.40 6 7.01%
3 Citi 1.37 7 6.87%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.36 6 6.85%
5 JPMorgan 1.31 7 6.59%