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  • The struggle to staff up for Saudi DCM

    Saudi Arabia’s debt markets are open for business, the hiring charge is on and foreign banks are flooding in, but there has been a struggle to build a local force of primary bond market bankers, boding ill for the capital markets expansion the country is hoping for.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • QInvest loses head of DCM

    QInvest’s head of debt capital market and financial institutions has left the bank earlier this week.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • ADCB updates MTN programme as FAB waits in the wings

    It could be a clash of the Abu Dhabi banking titans as Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank is updating its MTN programme — a possible precursor to a bond issue — while First Abu Dhabi Bank is poised with a trade.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Public bonds would be better for Qatar National Bank

    Qatar National Bank (QNB) has picked up $2.38bn of bonds via private placements (PPs) in the last fortnight. But the size of the deals are such that they would have been better printed as public Eurobonds.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Banks stick by Qatar on QNB funding despite Gulf spat

    Qatar National Bank (QNB) has signed a $3.5bn loan with 21 international banks, with one of those also selling over $2.3bn of MTNs for the issuer, showing that banks’ jitters about supporting Qatari entities in the wake of the dispute between the sultanate and six other Arab states have partly been assuaged. Bianca Boorer and Virginia Furness report.

    • 08 Feb 2018

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  • Mashreqbank on a roll with African bank loans

    Dubai's Mashreqbank is adding a deal for Nigeria's Access Bank to the string of loans to African financial institutions it has arranged.

    • 23 Feb 2018
  • ECA financing on the rise in the Middle East

    Demand for export credit agency financing is growing among firms operating in the Middle East as banks clamp down on lending amid low oil prices over recent years.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • MidEast trade finance experts see opportunities in political climate

    A hardening of the US attitude to Iran, tensions with Turkey and the Qatari crisis may be closing some doors for trade in the Middle East but experts are convinced it is opening others, with China's One Belt, One Road initiative pushing countries such as China, India and Russia towards the region.

    • 19 Feb 2018
  • Bank Sohar’s $300m loan to be oversubscribed

    Bank Sohar, the Omani bank, is expected to sign an oversubscribed three year loan for $300m by the end of February. Demand for the facility has been high from international banks despite the country’s rising budget deficit.

    • 14 Feb 2018
  • Dubai Holding’s telecom business seeks $572m refi

    Investment holding company Dubai Holding’s telecom business — Emirates International Telecommunications (EIT) — is looking to refinance a previous facility with a Dh2.1bn ($572m) club loan.

    • 13 Feb 2018

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,767.41 52 13.75%
2 HSBC 12,609.22 58 9.76%
3 JPMorgan 9,925.38 40 7.68%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 8,217.29 45 6.36%
5 Deutsche Bank 7,715.91 23 5.97%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6,966.21 15 18.50%
2 HSBC 4,464.24 7 11.86%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,144.09 3 11.01%
4 JPMorgan 3,634.02 11 9.65%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,462.62 12 9.20%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7,216.33 17 17.39%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 4,724.26 13 11.38%
3 JPMorgan 3,911.33 13 9.43%
4 HSBC 3,876.07 12 9.34%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,765.80 5 6.67%

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 3,668.64 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 761.34 18 14.55%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 435.32 5 8.32%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 415.64 12 7.94%
4 JPMorgan 366.31 3 7.00%
5 Citi 280.89 2 5.37%