Latest FIG People & Markets news

  • Banking package stands on cusp of final approval

    The European Union is just centimetres away from signing off on a long-awaited revamp of its prudential capital rules for banks, after EU ambassadors gave the green light on Friday to texts agreed by the Council and Parliament at the end of 2018.

    • 15 Feb 2019
  • Lloyds chooses Chalmers as CFO

    Lloyds Banking Group has appointed William Chalmers, a Morgan Stanley FIG banker, as its next chief financial officer.

    • 15 Feb 2019
  • Levfin and a bad block weigh on Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse’s fourth quarter results showed damage from the high yield and leveraged finance market’s tantrum in the last quarter of 2018. The bank was also hit by a Canada Goose block trade gone wrong.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • UBS pivots from FIG to GIG

    UBS is re-balancing its corporate finance business to end its reliance on its Financial Institutions Group with impressive results, writes David Rothnie.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Commerz readies for Brexit by moving jobs and clearing activity

    Commerzbank has faced some resistance from staff over moves from the UK to continental Europe in preparation for Brexit, although the bank says those who have moved have no regrets. Meanwhile, margin pressure has been weighing on the bank’s corporate clients division, but there were positive signs in its financial institutions business last quarter.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Cap markets revenue falls by a third at Créd Ag

    Crédit Agricole provided no let-up in the disappointing performances of fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) desks in French banks’ fourth quarter results. By one measure it was the lender's worst quarterly result there in more than six years.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • ABN to unleash €1bn of AT1 through legal merger

    ABN Amro is set to boost its capital ratios through merging its operating and holding companies.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Performance fees offset deriv loss for Natixis

    Two numbers stood out in Natixis’ fourth quarter results: the €259m loss from Asian equity derivatives, and the €249m of performance fees generated by its asset and wealth management business.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • EU time-pressured to give supervisors more powers

    The European Council on Tuesday confirmed its position on the review of the European system of financial supervision. It maintained that supervisors should not be funded by private firms, but agreed to give the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) more power. But there is now a rush to find an agreement with the European Parliament before its members go on leave for May’s elections.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Ex-HSBC banker aims to make lending purposeful again

    Dozens, the latest digital banking offering, aims to revolutionise retail banking in favour of the customer, by routing returns back to depositors and avoiding most unsecured consumer lending. Is this an unworkable goal, or is founder Aritra Chakravarty on to something?

    • 12 Feb 2019

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  • AT1s: extend but don't pretend

    Additional tier ones couldn’t have reacted any more calmly to the first ever extension of a deal this week, but the market is still a long way from overcoming its ultimate test.

    • 14 Feb 2019

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,126.88 21 7.34%
2 Barclays 4,041.33 20 5.78%
3 UniCredit 3,808.25 29 5.45%
4 LBBW 3,782.72 20 5.41%
5 Natixis 3,503.93 14 5.01%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 13,992.70 56 7.77%
2 JPMorgan 11,907.76 49 6.61%
3 Morgan Stanley 11,637.78 52 6.46%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,376.12 72 5.76%
5 BNP Paribas 9,986.77 27 5.54%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11,039.30 41 11.76%
2 Citi 9,986.01 43 10.64%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,906.77 40 10.55%
4 Goldman Sachs 9,518.02 65 10.14%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,526.90 27 9.08%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,106.36 10 7.25%
2 HSBC 3,089.99 10 7.21%
3 Barclays 2,870.45 11 6.70%
4 LBBW 2,867.95 11 6.69%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,698.01 10 6.30%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 2,550.05 5 27.51%
2 HSBC 984.09 6 10.62%
3 Santander 660.14 4 7.12%
4 Deutsche Bank 511.09 4 5.51%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 459.09 3 4.95%