Latest derivatives people & markets news

  • US bank chiefs upbeat on deal flow after poor Q2

    Leaders of the big US investment banks were cautiously optimistic about upcoming investment banking activity, despite a poor second quarter across their capital markets divisions.

    • 18 Jul 2019
  • R.J. O’Brien makes senior hires in Paris push

    Futures brokerage R.J. O’Brien has appointed Simon Prangnell to head up its new affiliate company in France.

    • 18 Jul 2019
  • FCA’s Bailey urges loan market to switch to Sonia

    Andrew Bailey, CEO of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, said on Monday that progress was needed in the next “year or so” in moving the loan market away from Libor. He added that the consent solicitation undertaken by Associated British Ports to switch an FRN to Sonia was a model for other borrowers.

    • 15 Jul 2019
  • ESMA slaps Regis-TR with €56,000 fine

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has fined trade repository Regis–TR €56,000 for failing to provide direct and immediate access to details of derivative contracts to regulators.

    • 15 Jul 2019
  • SEC warns of ‘exacerbated’ risks from delaying transition from Libor

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published a report highlighting the urgency for market participants to speed up the discontinuation and transition away from Libor to alternative reference rates.

    • 15 Jul 2019
  • RBC hires Coutte for new trading role

    Former Lloyds Banking Group trader Christophe Coutte will join RBC Capital Markets as head of macro trading Europe.

    • 15 Jul 2019
  • Deutsche hopes to leave the sick bay after equities cull

    Everyone had been expecting another strategy overhaul from Deutsche Bank, but no-one expected the depth of the cuts to be so brutal. The bank is to end much of its equities business and refocus on corporate banking, and shed nearly 20,000 jobs. But observers are wary about the bank’s ability to restructure without inflicting more pain than it has forecast.

    • 11 Jul 2019
  • TrueEx forced to shut

    Interest rate swaps (IRS) trading platform trueEx has announced plans to close its doors after coming under pressure from an alleged bank boycott.

    • 10 Jul 2019
  • ‘Net short’ defence language could prove useless in bonds

    Language to prevent ‘net short’ debt activist investors manipulating distressed corporates to benefit CDS positions could prove ineffective in bond documentation, shutting down the changes almost as soon as they have been introduced in the market.

    • 09 Jul 2019
  • Deutsche to keep ECM sales, retreat from blocks market

    Deutsche Bank has made deep cuts to its equity sales and trading business, as part of an aggressive restructuring plan. The bank has said it intends to retain a “focused equity capital markets business”, but in practice this means a significant retrenchment, with a strict focus on supporting Deutsche’s core clients in Europe and the US.

    • 08 Jul 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 227,365.29 1021 8.28%
2 Citi 211,404.92 882 7.70%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 176,375.36 735 6.42%
4 Barclays 164,503.56 674 5.99%
5 HSBC 136,422.24 745 4.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 27,431.07 110 7.86%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,676.63 105 7.36%
3 JPMorgan 21,834.93 53 6.26%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,382.31 54 6.13%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,639.52 78 4.77%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 7,483.79 37 9.65%
2 JPMorgan 7,363.27 46 9.50%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,842.44 35 8.83%
4 Citi 5,763.97 41 7.44%
5 UBS 4,691.07 23 6.05%