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  • Price is right for Emirates Reit with order book over $975m

    Emirates Reit, the world’s largest listed Sharia compliant real estate investment trust has drawn an order book of over $850m for its five year sukuk.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Pakistan sovereign nabs $2.5bn from bonds

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan raised $2.5bn from a sukuk and a conventional bond on Thursday, finding strong support from the buy-side.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • Pakistan sovereign unveils dollar, sukuk offerings

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan opened its dollar-denominated sukuk and conventional bonds for bids on Wednesday, just days after the country’s government was forced to bring in the army to tackle protests in the capital.

    • 29 Nov 2017
  • Pakistan eyes dollar, sukuk markets

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has set the stage for a dollar-denominated sukuk and a dollar conventional bond, hiring banks for the transaction.

    • 21 Nov 2017
  • Mazoon hits screens amid Middle East flurry

    Oman electrical distribution company Mazoon has opened books on a 10 year sukuk with a chunky premium at mid to high 5%, leading to plenty of investor interest — despite the glut of Middle Eastern trades.

    • 01 Nov 2017
  • Regulators and local innovators drive progress in southeast Asia

    Asia’s green finance story is not just about China and India. Although the US has threatened to pull out of the Paris Agreement, southeast Asia has reiterated its commitment to sustainability. As Morgan Davis reports, that is beginning to be felt in its financial markets, where countries such as Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia are exploring ways to foster green financing.

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • Islamic Development Bank sails through sukuk pricing

    Islamic Development Bank printed $1.25bn of sukuk on Tuesday that was firmly targeted at the sovereigns, supranationals and agencies crowd despite its emerging market jurisdiction.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Pakistan issues RFP for international sukuk

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is hiring banks to lead its international sukuk issuance, issuing a request for proposals over the weekend.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Malaysia must marry green bonds and sukuk

    Malaysian companies have finally started taking steps towards sustainability, about three years after the country put together its SRI sukuk framework. The potential for growth is huge, and with the right encouragement and a conscious partnership between Islamic financing and sustainable goals, Malaysia can make itself a leading green market.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Jordan takes soundings for debt duo

    Jordan has sent out a request for proposals for conventional and Islamic financing, according to sources.

    • 10 Aug 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 69,037.80 316 9.81%
2 HSBC 63,010.62 365 8.95%
3 JPMorgan 58,604.72 253 8.33%
4 Deutsche Bank 32,727.37 138 4.65%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 30,884.07 219 4.39%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 20,172.62 62 7.17%
2 JPMorgan 16,300.95 61 5.79%
3 HSBC 15,707.62 42 5.58%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,030.61 52 4.63%
5 Santander 11,734.03 47 4.17%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,997.79 92 13.21%
2 Citi 24,968.00 87 12.22%
3 HSBC 17,697.95 68 8.66%
4 Deutsche Bank 10,385.92 29 5.08%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 10,214.05 48 5.00%

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 8.77%
2 UniCredit 2,986.04 23 8.35%
3 Credit Suisse 2,801.35 8 7.84%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,594.98 10 7.26%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,301.01 20 6.44%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 12,906.34 183 21.46%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 5,841.86 48 9.71%
3 ICICI Bank 5,706.63 152 9.49%
4 Trust Investment Advisors 5,552.05 162 9.23%
5 HDFC Bank 2,786.90 77 4.63%