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  • QNB sells $1bn PP as Gulf banks continue innovative funding run

    Qatar National Bank has added to a busy run of funding with a $1bn two year private placement that it sold to a single investor, according to sources. The region's banks have tapped the Islamic and Taiwanese markets and issued in Aussie dollars.

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • Al Rayan looks beyond the Shire with sukuk RMBS

    Al Rayan Bank has started marketing Tolkien Funding Sukuk No. 1, the first UK RMBS issue to be structured on Islamic finance principles. Islamic banks can’t access central bank facilities which means the wholesale markets are fuelling the firm’s ambitious expansion plans, writes Owen Sanderson.

    • 29 Jan 2018
  • Indonesia preps Asia's first green sovereign bond

    The Republic of Indonesia is meeting investors around the world to market what will be Asia's first sovereign green debt sale.

    • 25 Jan 2018
  • Indonesia sets sights on first Asian sovereign green bond

    The Republic of Indonesia has mandated banks for a green dollar sukuk sale, marking the region’s first sovereign green issuance.

    • 23 Jan 2018
  • 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

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,300.75 48 13.50%
2 HSBC 11,698.98 55 9.69%
3 JPMorgan 9,404.85 38 7.79%
4 Deutsche Bank 7,715.91 23 6.39%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,556.09 29 6.26%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6,966.21 15 18.75%
2 HSBC 4,464.24 7 12.01%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,144.09 3 11.15%
4 JPMorgan 3,634.02 11 9.78%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,462.62 12 9.32%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6,349.67 14 16.63%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 4,123.51 10 10.80%
3 HSBC 3,809.40 11 9.97%
4 JPMorgan 3,411.33 12 8.93%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,765.80 5 7.24%

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 %
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  • Today
1 ING 3,668.64 29 9.01%
2 UniCredit 3,440.98 25 8.45%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,156.55 13 7.75%
4 Credit Suisse 2,801.35 8 6.88%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,478.18 21 6.09%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 669.49 16 14.67%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 435.32 5 9.54%
3 JPMorgan 366.31 3 8.02%
4 Trust Investment Advisors 323.79 10 7.09%
5 Citi 280.89 2 6.15%