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  • Private debt: a Goldilocks moment

    Europe’s private debt markets are progressing admirably. More and more companies are issuing, or at least aware of the possibility — and they have a varied choice of markets. Players in the Schuldschein and US PP markets are confident and looking ahead to new opportunities, as the products grow in geographical reach, asset class and technique. As Jon Hay reports, there’s just one snag — the credit cycle is nearing its end.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • Schuldschein sizes up digital crowd as 11 compete for crown

    The Schuldschein market has become a hotbed of technological innovation over the past 12 months, with as many as 11 digital platforms cropping up, claiming to have solutions to the instrument’s age-old, if slightly charming, inefficiencies. Silas Brown looks into the secrets to a digital platform’s success.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • Schuldschein expands eastward in a digital age

    VIENNA PRIVATE DEBT ROUNDTABLE The Schuldschein market is widening its circle of issuers and investors. It is now a natural choice for Austrian companies wanting to complement bank funding, but not necessarily big enough to issue public bonds.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • Euro PP: not dead, but in hiding

    The Euro private placement as an organised, visible, investment grade-like market has disappointed its founders. But despite unfavourable monetary policy, institutional corporate lending has taken hold. As Jon Hay discovers, the deals are there — but well camouflaged.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • US PP market swells amid Brexit uncertainty

    The US private placement market has carved itself quite a following among borrowers in the UK and Europe, with its enticing offer of long dated debt at tight margins. But since Britain voted to leave the European Union, agents are playing on another of the market’s strengths — its resilience to external shocks. Silas Brown investigates.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • Schuldschein eyes Italy and Iberia as green shoots appear

    FRANKFURT PRIVATE DEBT ROUNDTABLE The Schuldschein market has kept up its momentum across Europe and elsewhere, but two regions have been curiously quiet. Iberia and Italy have implied investment grade borrowers well suited to the market, yet only a few have been tempted to use it. Are there barriers to entry and how can they be overcome?

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • US PP buyers stay strong on UK as SSD goes international

    LONDON PRIVATE DEBT ROUNDTABLE The UK’s private debt market is one of the most vibrant in Europe. London is the most active centre in Europe for US private placement investing, and UK borrowers have longstanding links with that market.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • City of London sparks PP interest in UK councils

    The City of London Corporation, via its endowment fund the City’s Cash, is set to enter the US private placement market for the first time. While UK councils are still a rare sight in the US PP market, agents believe they may be a fruitful asset class for the future. Silas Brown reports.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • Companies find new ways to link up with alternative lenders

    PARIS PRIVATE DEBT ROUNDTABLE European private debt markets are developing fast and diversifying — although many market participants would rather they became standardised. The Euro Private Placement market, founded in France, has not blossomed into a rival to the US PP. Many French issuers now travel to Germany’s larger Schuldschein market.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • New frontiers: the Schuldschein ventures beyond home borders

    Flushed with years of popularity in Germany and its neighbouring countries, Schuldschein arrangers have begun to look across the globe for new borrowers to tempt to the market. This year has brought the first transaction from India, and many say Reliance Industries’ success may spur more non-European entities to target the Schuldschein investors. Silas Brown reports.

    • 17 Jun 2019

Raiffeisen Bank International AG In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 May 2019

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 189,911.09 841 8.13%
2 Citi 180,336.48 737 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 150,026.03 618 6.42%
4 Barclays 142,467.32 568 6.10%
5 HSBC 119,450.83 621 5.11%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 21,924.17 77 8.18%
2 BNP Paribas 19,758.95 84 7.38%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,614.25 49 6.58%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,953.29 48 4.84%
5 UniCredit 12,369.61 66 4.62%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 6,404.49 28 10.34%
2 JPMorgan 5,770.67 35 9.31%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,595.50 27 9.03%
4 UBS 4,134.32 20 6.67%
5 Citi 4,045.71 28 6.53%