• UK Lords hear out CCP cost risks of Brexit

    EU27 end-users of derivatives could face large post-Brexit cost increases that will ultimately be passed onto consumers, UK parliamentarians heard on Wednesday.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • People moves in brief

    Santander hires European ABS trading head – Créd Ag shuffles CIB – Liquidnet appoints president

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Deutsche Börse derivs up amid profit drop

    Deutsche Börse has reported a sharp fall in fourth-quarter profits despite a strongly positive contribution from financial derivatives amid increased market volatility.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Commerz readies for Brexit by moving jobs and clearing activity

    Commerzbank has faced some resistance from staff over moves from the UK to continental Europe in preparation for Brexit, although the bank says those who have moved have no regrets. Meanwhile, margin pressure has been weighing on the bank’s corporate clients division, but there were positive signs in its financial institutions business last quarter.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Maijoor warns of Brexit challenges, need for new tools

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has warned of the regulatory challenges posed by a no-deal Brexit amid continued uncertainty surrounding London’s status as a post-Brexit clearing hub for euro derivatives.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Performance fees offset deriv loss for Natixis

    Two numbers stood out in Natixis’ fourth quarter results: the €259m loss from Asian equity derivatives, and the €249m of performance fees generated by its asset and wealth management business.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Green knowledge is not an efficient market

    Biofuels have swollen thanks to policies to combat climate change — even though often, they do not help the problem and can make it worse. This is a shocking record, born of ignorance, both accidental and wilful.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Liquidnet hires president from Fidelity

    Trading network Liquidnet has appointed Brian Conroy as president with a mandate to grow the business organically and through acquisitions.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Armenia repo stream deepens after third structured EBRD deal

    Armenia is to increasingly tap the repo market for its funding needs following three landmark transactions between Armenian banking group Armswissbank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • EU time-pressured to give supervisors more powers

    The European Council on Tuesday confirmed its position on the review of the European system of financial supervision. It maintained that supervisors should not be funded by private firms, but agreed to give the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) more power. But there is now a rush to find an agreement with the European Parliament before its members go on leave for May’s elections.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • MSCI warns against reliance on CDS for hedging needs

    MSCI advised clients to move away from credit default swaps (CDS) as a means of hedging credit risk, as research said it may no longer be the most effective method of making short-term hedging bets.

    • 11 Feb 2019
  • Euronext raises offer in Oslo Børs bidding war

    Euronext has raised its offer to buy Norwegian exchange group Oslo Børs, firing the latest shot in a bidding war with rival Nasdaq.

    • 11 Feb 2019
  • EU working to Brexit deadline for CCP relocation

    The European Parliament and European Union member states are holding talks on a set of EMIR amendments that would, in advance of Brexit, firm up European powers to relocate clearing houses (CCPs) of systemic importance for the euro.

    • 11 Feb 2019
  • ICBC Standard Bank hires market risk and analytics specialists in London

    ICBC Standard Bank has hired Daniel Britz and Brendan Melvin to join its risk management department.

    • 11 Feb 2019
  • BNPP books big derivatives loss after US vol shock

    BNP Paribas (BNPP) this week reported major losses from derivatives trades after being hit by the sharp rise in capital markets volatility towards the end of 2018.

    • 07 Feb 2019
  • ESMA lays out data plan for no-deal Brexit

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) will temporarily suspend the publication of MiFID II transparency calculations in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

    • 06 Feb 2019
  • EU lawmakers agree on EMIR fine-tuning

    European lawmakers have agreed on European Commission proposals to reform the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), aiming to reduce costs for derivatives market participants and exempting small counterparties from clearing obligations.

    • 06 Feb 2019
  • First Derivatives signs £130m loan at tighter margin

    First Derivatives, a UK technology company, has signed £130m of bank facilities, earmarking some of the funds to refinance an acquisition agreed last summer.

    • 06 Feb 2019
  • CFTC extends SEF comment period

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has extended the deadline for comments on the proposed rule to amend the regulations on swap execution facilities (SEF) and the trade execution requirement.

    • 05 Feb 2019
  • No-deal deal agreed for UK clearing houses

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has this week agreed to co-operate with the Bank of England (BoE) to ease disruption for UK clearing houses in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

    • 05 Feb 2019
  • Nasdaq signs up to offer Saudi equity products

    Nasdaq Dubai has entered into a licensing agreement to offer derivatives based on the FTSE Russell Saudi Arabia equity indices.

    • 04 Feb 2019
  • Barclays picks another ex-Deutsche FX banker

    Barclays has made two hires in its FX trading and distribution team. This included appointing another FX specialist who used to work for Deutsche Bank.

    • 01 Feb 2019

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 58,137.72 186 8.23%
2 JPMorgan 57,032.77 202 8.08%
3 Barclays 49,551.65 159 7.02%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 42,095.04 147 5.96%
5 Deutsche Bank 38,217.89 137 5.41%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,045.16 4 18.77%
2 BNP Paribas 1,742.18 7 5.41%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,539.94 8 4.78%
4 MUFG 1,257.24 4 3.90%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,165.08 6 3.62%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 709.14 2 11.20%
2 Citi 693.55 2 10.95%
3 Jefferies LLC 409.89 4 6.47%
4 BNP Paribas 341.77 2 5.40%
5 Investec Ltd 340.28 3 5.37%