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  • European Parliament plots ‘no-action letter’

    The European Parliament’s influential economic affairs committee has published a draft report proposing to bring the ‘no-action letter’ to Europe, a move which has been on the finance industry’s wishlist for years.

    • 04 Oct 2018
  • Dartington looks to retail investors for charity bond

    Dartington Hall Trust, a charity and social enterprise in Devon in the UK, is looking to attract bondholders for a secured deal open to retail investors. It has eschewed the London Stock Exchange’s order book for retail bonds (ORB) to use NEX instead.

    • 02 Oct 2018
  • FCA chair rejects post-Brexit regs bonfire

    UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chair Charles Randell invoked ancient Greek mythology during a speech on Tuesday in which he said that the FCA did not see Brexit as an “opportunity to join a race to the bottom in regulatory standards”.

    • 02 Oct 2018
  • CFTC's Giancarlo unveils cross-border vision

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday unveiled a much touted white paper on how the organisation's chairman, Christopher Giancarlo, would like to overhaul US oversight of foreign swaps markets.

    • 01 Oct 2018
  • ESMA renews tough measures for CFDs

    Pan-European securities watchdog ESMA on Friday announced that it would renew its restrictive measures for contracts for difference (CFD) products for another three months.

    • 28 Sep 2018
  • EU-UK will reach CCP agreement, says Lannoo

    Karel Lannoo, the chief executive of the Centre for European Policy Studies, indicated that he was optimistic about the prospects of an equivalency agreement on the oversight of clearing houses between the United Kingdom and EU 27 after Brexit.

    • 27 Sep 2018
  • GlobalCapital to announce derivatives award winners

    Representatives from all corners of the derivatives industry will tonight gather at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London to celebrate the winners of the GlobalCapital Global Derivatives Awards.

    • 25 Sep 2018
  • UK regulators warn again on Libor, demand concrete engagement

    UK financial market regulators have demanded firms show clear evidence that they are engaging with the transition away from the Libor benchmark.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Nasdaq replenishes default fund after taking €107m hit

    Nasdaq Clearing said early on Monday that it had replenished 90% of its member default fund, adding it had “no indication” that a member would shirk on its commitments. The deadline for replenishment is on Monday.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • German minister urges capital market progress

    Jörg Kukies, secretary of state at the German Ministry of Finance, suggested that the EU’s proposed covered bond directive should not dilute the quality of the product too much. He also wanted to see developments on the Capital Market Union (CMU) by the end of the year and called for an agreement on third-country central counterparties (CCPs).

    • 12 Sep 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 300,564.69 1167 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 292,705.55 1273 7.86%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 274,298.19 930 7.36%
4 Barclays 227,796.85 849 6.12%
5 Goldman Sachs 201,953.92 668 5.42%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 42,985.58 172 7.09%
2 JPMorgan 38,694.99 77 6.39%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 32,828.90 156 5.42%
4 UniCredit 32,244.17 143 5.32%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 31,187.44 119 5.15%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,829.62 54 9.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 12,047.80 58 8.45%
3 Citi 9,451.48 53 6.63%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,043.15 48 5.64%
5 UBS 7,829.15 30 5.49%