• Head to Head with Standard Bank CIB boss Kenny Fihla: betting big on Africa

    Africa has been having a rough ride in the capital markets in 2018 — credit spreads are up and local currencies have taken a beating. But Kenny Fihla, chief executive of Standard Bank CIB, says opportunities abound for banks, risks can be mitigated and the continent is only getting more attractive for Asian investors. He spoke to GlobalCapital’s emerging markets editor Francesca Young and people and markets reporter Nell Mackenzie.

    • 11 Jul 2018
  • MTN EM heat cools thanks to higher rates

    Doubts over the future of MTN issuance in emerging markets currencies have emerged after geopolitical events caused the Turkish lira to hit record lows against the dollar and the 10 year US Treasury yield hit 3%.

    • 10 May 2018
  • EBRD's sub-Saharan ambitions reveal appetite for expansion

    Not content with pushing into North Africa, the EBRD has set its sights further south in a move that could see it potentially lend an extra €2.5bn-€3bn a year without needing to raise additional capital - taking total annual lending to over €12bn

    • 08 May 2018
  • New socially-aware bond index feeds funds' need to spot shabby dealing

    JP Morgan's launch of an environmentally and socially conscious version of its EMBI index is well timed as fund managers realise that dodgy morals can lead to shabby financial statements

    • 08 May 2018
  • Trump sanctions hit Russia where it hurts

    After riding out waves of sanctions imposed on Russia by the US, investors received a nasty shock in April when Donald Trump unveiled a series of measure targeting individuals that could have long-lasting impacts on Russia firms' ability to access Western debt markets

    • 08 May 2018
  • Fast social and economic change rings in a new era for Uzbekistan

    After decades in the economic wilderness, Uzbekistan wants to reintegrate itself into the global value chain. A Eurobond is on the way and regional integration has become a key priority

    • 08 May 2018
  • Russia sanctions add to nerves about RBI AT1s

    The price for Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) additional tier one (AT1) bonds has tumbled this week, as investors fret over over incoming US sanctions against Russia.

    • 11 Apr 2018
  • Colombia’s FDN expects foreign lenders to step up for 4G

    The chief executive of Colombian development bank Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN) says he expects international lenders to provide a larger chunk of funding for the country’s flagship fourth generation (4G) road-building programme as local lenders recover from the Odebrecht scandal.

    • 25 Mar 2018
  • Paraguay looks at sovereign wealth fund ahead of Itaipú windfall

    Landlocked South American country Paraguay is looking at the possibility of creating a sovereign wealth fund as part of a possible adjustment of its fiscal responsibility law, deputy finance minister Humberto Colman Castillo told GlobalMarkets.

    • 24 Mar 2018
  • Sigma prices, Gilex waits in choppy Lat Am

    Mexican food producer Sigma Alimentos was the only Latin American borrower to issue internationally this week as bankers said that issuance conditions remained difficult

    • 23 Mar 2018
  • Lat Am DCM turns creative despite softer tone

    Latin American bond bankers are presenting unusual structures to potential buyers, even as markets remain weak and more straightforward, well-known credits are managing only modestly successful deal execution

    • 23 Mar 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 214,532.32 821 8.05%
2 JPMorgan 205,928.57 892 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 189,733.81 635 7.12%
4 Barclays 167,856.79 593 6.30%
5 HSBC 149,306.51 684 5.60%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,830.94 52 6.96%
2 BNP Paribas 28,123.74 109 6.56%
3 UniCredit 21,895.45 101 5.11%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 21,885.13 102 5.11%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,814.64 83 5.09%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 9,508.41 44 8.72%
2 JPMorgan 9,409.35 41 8.63%
3 Citi 7,634.33 42 7.00%
4 UBS 5,950.83 20 5.46%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,145.17 32 4.72%