• Dhami returns to market as Rabo syndicate boss

    Harman Dhami has joined Rabobank as head of DCM syndicate, succeeding Paul Vanner, who, after a sabbatical, will return to Rabo to further develop the bank's MTN platform.

    • 03 Dec 2018
  • Netherlands and UK push ahead with non-preferred law

    This week the Netherlands took a major step towards becoming the latest European country to introduce a law enabling banks to issue senior non-preferred debt. And earlier this month the UK government closed a consultation for its own law to introduce the instrument.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Rabobank changes FIG and SSA DCM head

    Rabobank has made an internal appointment to replace its head of FIG and SSA debt capital markets.

    • 01 Oct 2018
  • Rabo, BoI print debut dollar MREL trades

    Rabobank and Bank of Ireland turned to the dollar market this week to issue senior bonds meeting their minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), after both did their first deals in the new format on the same day last month.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Bankia lands ‘comfortable’ execution on AT1 return

    Investors were queuing up to buy Bankia’s latest additional tier one transaction on Monday, as the Spanish bank reopened the subordinated bond market for Southern European borrowers.

    • 10 Sep 2018
  • Rabobank EUR1bn 4.625% PNC12/25

    • 06 Sep 2018
  • Rabo trade shows investors still keen on AT1s

    Rabobank stole the limelight in the FIG market on Tuesday with its €1bn additional tier one deal, which was close to five times subscribed. It demonstrated that demand is still there for the high beta product, and Credit Suisse looked to follow up on Wednesday with a dollar-denominated AT1.

    • 05 Sep 2018
  • Rabo refis legacy capital with AT1

    On Tuesday Rabobank attracted more than 300 accounts to the first benchmark-sized euro additional tier one (AT1) bond since April, as it looked to refinance legacy tier one debt that reaches a call date next year. It was also the first Dutch financial institution to issue tier one since the government proposed to change the tax law on coupon distributions.

    • 04 Sep 2018
  • Rabobank EUR1bn 0.75% Aug 23 SNP

    • 23 Aug 2018
  • MREL: speed is of the essence

    It is misplaced to be relaxed about the speed with which banks are aligning their liability structures with regulatory requirements.

    • 23 Aug 2018
  • Investors flock to Rabo’s debut non-preferred senior deal

    Rabobank welcomed huge demand on Wednesday for its first ever non-preferred senior bond, bringing a deal forward before the Netherlands has legislated for the asset class.

    • 22 Aug 2018
  • Rabobank turns money markets green

    Rabobank announced on Monday that it has launched the first ever SRI debt instrument for the short-term market — and was immediately able to print €1.2bn of paper 2bp inside its curve.

    • 14 Aug 2018
  • Green bond head changes at Rabobank

    Rabobank's head of sustainable markets has left the bank, to take up a job in Brazil. He will be replaced by a colleague who has worked in sustainability for many years.

    • 10 Aug 2018
  • TLTRO III is possible for Greek banks, says Rabo

    The Greek banking sector could receive European Central Bank monetary policy support once Greece has exited its bailout programme in August, according to a senior strategist.

    • 26 Jul 2018
  • European Commission begins T1 tax crackdown

    The Netherlands could be at the beginning of a crackdown on tax benefits for additional tier one (AT1) capital, after the European Commission said that state aid concerns had convinced it to take aim at provisions that allow banks and insurers to deduct tax from interest paid on the instruments.

    • 05 Jul 2018
  • Dutch gov reaches 'milestone' on non-pref senior law

    Dutch banks have moved one step closer to being able to issue non-preferred senior debt after the government made progress with the relevant legislation this week, but a spokesperson for the ministry of finance suggested that final implementation was not expected until the fourth quarter.

    • 05 Jul 2018
  • Investors cool down on call risk amid Dutch tax event fears

    Bank debt investors have calmed their nerves about the possibility that Dutch banks will call their additional tier ones at par, following a government proposal to tax the interest paid on the instruments.

    • 04 Jul 2018
  • New proposal threatens tier one tax status in the Netherlands

    The Dutch government is planning to get rid of tax deductions for coupons on the tier one securities issued by banks and insurers, after the European Commission said that their tax treatment could raise state aid concerns.

    • 02 Jul 2018
  • Free sustainable investing benchmarks grow with human rights study

    The movement to create free investment benchmarks to support the Sustainable Development Goals is gathering pace, with the launch this week of a major survey of corporate human rights performance.

    • 17 May 2018
  • Rabobank matches ABN record as DG Hyp returns

    Rabobank issued two tranches of covered debt on Wednesday and was able to match ABN Amro’s record for the tightest ever 20 year spread. DG Hyp also issued a covered bond, its first since March last year.

    • 18 Apr 2018
  • ING expects Basel IV RWA inflation, could issue more TLAC

    ING said on Wednesday that the 'Basel IV' reforms could push up its risk-weighted asset base by 15%-18%. This might lead the bank to increase and front-load its TLAC issuance.

    • 31 Jan 2018
  • Rabobank adds to dim sum bond action

    Rabobank has priced a Rmb500m ($79m) offshore renminbi bond, taking advantage of a favourable CNH cross-currency swap rate. But despite the gradual pick-up in dim sum activity, the market is divided over whether the asset class will maintain its momentum.

    • 31 Jan 2018
  • Rabo issues tightest non-German covered

    Rabobank returned to the covered bond market on Tuesday to issue the tightest €1bn-plus sized triple-A rated 10 year since the crisis.

    • 30 Jan 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 29.61 88 8.60%
2 JPMorgan 23.76 85 6.90%
3 Barclays 20.64 81 5.99%
4 BofA Securities 19.82 71 5.76%
5 BNP Paribas 16.27 62 4.73%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.84 264 7.99%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 47.68 243 6.26%
3 JPMorgan 35.73 111 4.69%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 34.28 171 4.50%
5 UniCredit 33.71 188 4.43%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 0.75 7 12.00%
2 Morgan Stanley 0.70 5 11.15%
3 JPMorgan 0.58 5 9.31%
4 Citi 0.48 4 7.75%
5 Goldman Sachs 0.43 3 6.92%