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  • Argentina primaries stun EM as brutal sell-off poses investors dilemma

    A surprise result in last Sunday's primary elections in Argentina triggered hefty losses for emerging market investors this week. Many feared another sovereign default as Argentina assets, and its currency, took an absolute kicking. But by Thursday, writes Oliver West, some felt that bruised and battered investors could be missing out on a chance to snap up cheap assets.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Avianca eyes exchange to unlock shareholder funds

    Colombian airline Avianca is offering bondholders the chance to swap unsecured bonds at par for new secured debt as it looks to stave off a looming maturity and clinch $250m of shareholder funding. The airline’s CFO said on Thursday that he felt positive the exchange would go ahead in its existing form.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Avianca exchange offers brand name as collateral

    Colombian airline Avianca is offering bondholders the chance to swap unsecured bonds at par for new secured debt as it looks to stave off a looming maturity and clinch $250m of shareholder funding.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • GNB bonds drift lower as Moody’s warns on Paraguay exposure

    Bonds issued by Colombian financial holding company Gilex and its subsidiaries widened on Tuesday as the lender’s proposed acquisition of BBVA’s Paraguayan bank triggered a downgrade review from Moody’s.

    • 14 Aug 2019
  • Argentine turmoil pushes debt levels higher

    As Argentine assets endured a torrid Monday on the back of Mauricio Macri’s poor performance at the weekend’s primary, analysts warned that the peso’s harsh devaluation would push public debt — which is largely in hard currency — up to perilous levels. This could accelerate a sovereign default, said Capital Economics.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Default spectre returns as Argentina bonds sink on election results

    Bond market analysts said that conversations about Argentina assets would return to the likelihood of default as market-friendly president Mauricio Macri suffered a heavy defeat in Sunday’s primary elections.

    • 12 Aug 2019
  • EM sell-off after Argentina poll result but primary market optimism abounds

    The rout of the incumbent president Mauricio Macri in the first round of the Argentina elections has investors worried. Argentina’s debt, and that of other 'vulnerable' credits, suffered a huge sell-off early on Monday. But bankers believe that it was not so bad that the primary market will not reopen in September.

    • 12 Aug 2019
  • Reverse inquiry drives Unifin PP

    Mexican leasing company Unifin issued $200m of three year debt via a private placement this week on the back of reverse inquiry from an institutional investor.

    • 09 Aug 2019
  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

    • 09 Aug 2019
  • Lat Am bankers eyes busy September

    Debt capital markets and syndicate bankers covering Latin America say they are enduring a busy week despite no new issuance as they expect a busier than usual September.

    • 08 Aug 2019

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,453.86 201 7.77%
2 JPMorgan 33,385.61 167 7.31%
3 HSBC 33,050.94 271 7.24%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 24,799.02 198 5.43%
5 BNP Paribas 17,722.61 95 3.88%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,173.59 31 11.87%
2 JPMorgan 7,261.96 30 10.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,900.45 21 7.12%
4 Santander 4,850.26 26 7.04%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,698.95 17 6.82%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,214.73 59 11.76%
2 Citi 15,044.20 56 10.91%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 10,967.36 55 7.95%
4 HSBC 8,619.65 46 6.25%
5 BNP Paribas 8,469.15 23 6.14%

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 UniCredit 2,082.81 13 12.04%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,851.18 13 10.70%
3 ING 1,599.84 14 9.25%
4 Citi 1,187.74 11 6.87%
5 MUFG 1,085.56 8 6.28%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Standard Chartered Bank 2,621.45 21 16.73%
2 HSBC 1,713.74 17 10.94%
3 Barclays 1,602.23 16 10.23%
4 Citi 1,398.63 17 8.93%
5 JPMorgan 1,393.13 16 8.89%