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  • Huge relief for Spanish banks after court reverses mortgage tax ruling

    Spanish banks were among the best performers in the debt and equity markets on Wednesday, after the country’s Supreme Court surprised market participants by reversing a ruling that would have meant that lenders were liable to pay stamp duty on mortgage loans.

    • 07 Nov 2018
  • Banks pounce on calmer conditions for non-preferred funding

    CaixaBank and Commerzbank proved popular in the euro market this week, after timing their latest non-preferred senior debt sales to perfection.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Caixa cashes MREL in amid stronger market tone

    CaixaBank proved popular this week on its return to the non-preferred senior bond market, raising €1bn and welcoming more than two times as many orders.

    • 17 Oct 2018
  • EDP, Schiphol and ALD swell green bond volumes

    One of Europe’s major electricity producers, Portugal’s EDP, sold its first green bond on Tuesday, aligning its fundraising with the company’s green principles. Meanwhile, Dutch airport owner and operator Royal Schiphol Group announced plans for its debut green bond. Both followed French vehicle leasing company ALD’s inaugural green bond.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • EDP joins the green party

    One of Europe’s major electricity producers, Portugal’s EDP sold its first green bond on Tuesday, aligning its fundraising with the company’s green principles.

    • 09 Oct 2018
  • Abengoa at it again: one more refinancing

    Abengoa, the Spanish renewable energy group, is seeking to convince its investors to engage in yet another rescue plan, which includes debt swaps with no cash coupons and new convertible bonds.

    • 01 Oct 2018
  • El Corte cuts short hopes for Spanish corp bond listing fiesta

    Spain’s largest department store group, El Corte Inglés, picked a busy week to roadshow its first rated issue. But its bonds will be listed in Dublin, despite efforts from the Spanish financial regulator to force a domestic bond listing in Madrid.

    • 24 Sep 2018
  • Spanish issuers head home after market regulator sharpens its act

    The Spanish market securities regulator overhauled some of its listing procedures at the end of 2017 in an effort to make the country a more attractive place for debt issuance. Its actions are already starting to bear fruit, as Spanish banks and companies show a much greater appetite for registering their bonds on home turf.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Aldesa, Nexi out with high yield refis

    Despite expectations of a slowdown in the pace of issuance in the European high yield market, two borrowers brought €2.9bn of new bonds this week. Both issuers, Spanish construction firm Aldesa and Italian banking payments group Nexi, marketed refinancing deals.

    • 01 May 2018
  • Iberdrola forced to sell second green hybrid at bargain yield

    Spanish utility Iberdrola had significant success with its debut green hybrid bond in November when it received €3.2bn of orders. However, its second such bond failed to tighten from initial price thoughts when it was issued this week.

    • 22 Mar 2018

La Caixa In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Dec 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 346,069.71 1350 8.09%
2 JPMorgan 342,066.65 1471 7.99%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 307,117.30 1065 7.18%
4 Barclays 258,537.34 976 6.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 227,890.51 774 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 48,411.81 205 6.53%
2 JPMorgan 46,311.15 105 6.25%
3 UniCredit 40,595.43 182 5.48%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 38,348.83 146 5.17%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 38,097.35 189 5.14%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,514.87 63 9.19%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.53%
3 Citi 9,971.36 58 6.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,572.10 54 5.43%
5 UBS 8,414.70 37 5.33%