• French banks clear for capital drive after positive election result

    Following several months of apprehension in the run-up to Sunday's first round vote in the French presidential election, French banks can now look forward to better issuance conditions and lower funding costs as they build towards their regulatory capital requirements.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • European stocks soar as Macron tops first round

    Fears of a far right victory in the French presidential election receded on Sunday night after Emmanuel Macron won the largest share of the vote to make it into the second round alongside Marine Le Pen, the National Front leader.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • French election relief opens way for EFSF

    A strong showing from Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French election has been greeted as an “overwhelmingly positive development” by those in capital markets, according to a head of SSA DCM, and provides an exceptional backdrop for the European Financial Stability Facility’s expected benchmark.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • Volatility indices drop down as investors cash out on Macron victory

    French election anxieties dropped out of derivative markets with astonishing speed this week, as centrist pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron’s first round election showing set him on course for the French presidency.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • ABS relieved as Macron goes En the Marche

    Investors in France are looking ahead to June’s legislative elections under the assumption that Emmanuel Macron is set to become the next president of France on May 7 when he faces the National Front’s Marine Le Pen in a deciding vote.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • Covered bond issuers urged to fund without delay as France votes

    French and European periphery covered bond spreads were tighter on Monday following the result of the French presidential election first round vote. Bankers have urged issuers to take advantage of the bounce to secure funding.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • Relief rally reaches EM as Macron and Le Pen go through

    Emerging market debt was tighter across the board on Monday morning, after a favourable outcome in the first round of the French presidential election spurred a rebound in core market asset prices.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • French vote gets corporate pipeline pumping again

    Risk appetite has returned to the corporate bond market after independent centrist Emmanuel Macron came out on top of the first round of voting in the French presidential election on on Monday morning.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • Levfin lively after French election as Netflix jumps in with €1bn HY debut

    The leveraged finance market in Europe has shared in the cheerful sentiment across markets on Monday morning as the first round of voting in the French presidential election suggested centrist Emmanuel Macron was the favourite to win the run-off in two weeks’ time.

    • 24 Apr 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 417,761.51 1606 9.02%
2 JPMorgan 380,362.89 1737 8.21%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 364,928.71 1322 7.88%
4 Goldman Sachs 269,252.76 932 5.82%
5 Barclays 267,252.43 1082 5.77%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,449.36 196 6.56%
2 BNP Paribas 38,734.80 217 5.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 37,615.10 139 5.43%
4 JPMorgan 34,724.19 118 5.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,835.53 112 4.88%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 22,475.46 105 8.65%
2 Morgan Stanley 19,057.00 101 7.34%
3 Citi 17,812.08 111 6.86%
4 UBS 17,693.89 71 6.81%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,333.10 99 6.67%