10 years after the fall of Lehman Brothers, GlobalCapital looks at what has changed, what has stayed the same, and what had nothing at all to do with the collapse of Lehman. We've also asked market participants to share some of their thoughts and reminiscences about the most fateful day for the financial industry.

Below, you can find some of the coverage at the time, from our predecessor publications including EuroWeek, Asiamoney and Securitization Intelligence. We got plenty wrong in the days beforehand, and indeed afterwards, but it serves as a reminder of how the market felt for those feverish days. 


How we see things now

  • ‘Have you forgotten your brothers?’

    Those at Lehman Brothers on Monday, September 15, 2008 will remember the moment the lines between the London and New York offices went dead.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • September 15, 2008: the day markets changed

    Traders, bankers, lawyers, brokers tell their stories of what happened when Lehman Brothers went down, how it ruined some businesses and created room for others, and how it has changed financial markets — for better and worse.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Endless upheaval: life after Lehman

    In their different ways, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nomura and Barclays have come to define the successes and challenges that have shaped banking in the past decade.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • 10 things that changed in 10 years that had nothing to do with Lehman

    Imagining capital markets and investment banking in 2018 without the global financial crisis is a big leap. The chaos and turmoil of 2008 deeply scarred traders, bankers and regulators and defined the intellectual imperatives for the changes that followed — the wholesale revamp of prudential and markets regulation, the bailouts, the reorganisations, the new monetary tools and new ways of seeing the world. But the past 10 years haven’t all been about the crisis.

    • 11 Sep 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 283,306.27 1094 8.16%
2 JPMorgan 271,811.81 1187 7.83%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 254,169.74 856 7.32%
4 Barclays 212,825.73 790 6.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 189,318.47 616 5.45%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 37,223.03 158 6.64%
2 JPMorgan 34,910.99 67 6.23%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 30,353.68 113 5.41%
4 UniCredit 29,801.83 136 5.31%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 27,998.53 136 4.99%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11,324.10 47 8.92%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,371.50 49 8.17%
3 Citi 9,134.57 51 7.19%
4 UBS 6,517.25 25 5.13%
5 Morgan Stanley 6,459.47 42 5.09%