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  • JPM leads a two bank CEEMEA market, fee direction under debate

    In a record-breaking year for CEEMEA bond issuance, JP Morgan has taken a definitive lead over Citi in the 2017 league tables. And with those two banks raising their market shares even further, some say there has been upward pressure on fees, as issuers fear the outcome of not mandating either of the two leaders.

    • 14 Dec 2017

  • Tiny Kazakh bank tries to place pre-Christmas Eurobond

    Kazakhstan’s 24th largest lender Tengri Bank was asking investors this week to extend financing amounting to over 50% of its total assets. The bemused buy-side is not exactly piling in.

    • 14 Dec 2017
  • Saudi’s Ma’aden extends Islamic revolver

    Saudi Arabian Mining Co or Ma’aden, Saudi’s largest mining company, has amended a revolving credit facility that was due to mature at the end of the month.

    • 14 Dec 2017
  • Nigeria's green bond wins high assessment, to be launched next week

    Nigeria is expected to become only the fourth sovereign globally — and the first in Africa — to issue green bonds, by selling a $30m-equivalent five year or longer naira government bond next week.

    • 14 Dec 2017
  • Lat Am revels in end-of-year tranquillity

    Latin American bonds and currencies enjoyed a positive performance on Wednesday after the US Federal Reserve’s broadly expected decision to hike its target rate by 25bp. Bankers and investors are finally looking forward to a rest after a hectic new issue schedule.

    • 14 Dec 2017
  • EM investors hunker down to lock in gains

    Though Lat Am new issue supply is still trundling along, emerging market funds have said they are shutting up shop in the hope of preserving the huge returns they have made this year.

    • 13 Dec 2017
  • 2017’s IPOs finish well as Adnoc trades up

    One of the last big IPOs of 2017 reached a successful conclusion this week, crowning a solid year for issuance in the EMEA region.

    • 13 Dec 2017
  • Qatar’s banks boost liquidity with mutually beneficial CLOs

    Qatar’s banks have been turning to collateralised borrowing to boost liquidity after being all but shut out of the public debt markets since June, and the deals are proving mutually beneficial to both lender and borrower, with international banks able to continue to show support for Qatar.

    • 13 Dec 2017
  • Santander’s Chilean arm returns to dollars

    Banco Santander Chile sold $500m of three year bonds on Tuesday in its first dollar-denominated sale in three and a half years, taking advantage of a beneficial swap rate for opportunistic trades, according to DCM bankers.

    • 13 Dec 2017
  • Mexico’s Alpha prices in line with talk

    Mexican payroll lender Alpha Holdings sold its inaugural cross-border bond deal on Tuesday though it was unable to tighten beyond initial price thoughts.

    • 13 Dec 2017
  • Kuwait’s Warba Bank signs $400m debut

    Warba Bank has successfully made its debut in the international loan market with an oversubscribed $400m syndicated facility provided by 16 banks.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • GEMS Education gets 10 banks in early bird phase on $1.25bn loan

    Dubai’s GEMS Education has concluded its early bird syndication phase on a $1.25bn loan, with 10 banks on board.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • Steinhoff lenders meeting postponed

    South Africa’s distressed Steinhoff has moved its meeting with lenders from Monday to next Tuesday, following its revelation on accounting irregularities last week.

    • 11 Dec 2017


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  • Steinhoff a disaster for South Africa

    Investors may be quick to pass off Steinhoff’s collapse as an idiosyncratic corporate event, but the fall of one of South Africa’s biggest companies is a severe blow to a country struggling to cling on to its image.

    • 07 Dec 2017

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 68,957.80 315 9.72%
2 HSBC 63,598.43 369 8.97%
3 JPMorgan 58,711.87 255 8.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 32,827.09 139 4.63%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 30,983.80 220 4.37%

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 68,957.80 315 9.72%
2 HSBC 63,598.43 369 8.97%
3 JPMorgan 58,711.87 255 8.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 32,827.09 139 4.63%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 30,983.80 220 4.37%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 20,172.62 62 14.30%
2 JPMorgan 16,300.95 61 11.56%
3 HSBC 15,707.62 42 11.13%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,030.61 52 9.24%
5 Santander 11,734.03 47 8.32%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,997.79 92 13.19%
2 Citi 24,968.00 87 12.20%
3 HSBC 18,039.36 69 8.81%
4 Deutsche Bank 10,385.92 29 5.07%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 10,214.05 48 4.99%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 ING 3,133.69 26 8.62%
2 UniCredit 2,986.04 23 8.21%
3 Credit Suisse 2,801.35 8 7.70%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,594.98 10 7.14%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,301.01 20 6.33%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 12,906.34 183 21.93%
2 ICICI Bank 5,706.63 152 9.70%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 5,552.05 162 9.43%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 4,365.14 48 7.42%
5 HDFC Bank 2,786.90 77 4.73%