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  • S&P takes on MSCI in ESG ratings as political pressure rises

    S&P Global Ratings is preparing to launch an ESG Evaluation product, competing directly with socially responsible investment (SRI) rating firms such as MSCI and Sustainalytics.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Nomura plans to launch European CLO business

    Nomura is mulling the launch of a fully fledged European CLO business, complementing its existing EMEA leveraged loan franchise and a track record of deals executed in the US. The bank already has some warehouse lines outstanding, but is looking to build up its operations.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • SC Lowy spies gains from Credito di Romagna takeover

    Boutique investment bank SC Lowy signalled the potential it sees in the Italian banking sector through its acquisition of Credito di Romagna this week. Michel Löwy, CEO of the firm, also views it as a way to expand the firm’s European leveraged finance operations.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Deutsche must remain a European champion in global banking

    Once again, Deutsche Bank is at a crossroads. After a tough few years, it is still strong enough to fight back in global investment banking. New CEO Christian Sewing will decide whether it does. He seems rational and determined, but does he have the stomach for the battle?

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • Credit Suisse ropes in Morita to head Apac loan syndications

    Credit Suisse has named Sergio Morita as Ashish Sharma’s replacement to helm the loan syndications desk in Asia Pacific, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 19 Mar 2018
  • Natixis reworks top CIB team with hire from HSBC

    Natixis made a string of appointments at the top of its corporate and investment banking division on Wednesday.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • 3i hires four for Northern Europe, US

    UK-based 3i Group has added three people to its office in Amsterdam and one in New York, all in its private equity team, as it plans to boost business in its core markets.

    • 13 Mar 2018
  • Vieo fights back in ruffled Nordic bond mart

    A breach of reporting covenants on a €350m 2022 bond of Vieo, the company that owns the low cost mobile telecoms provider Lebara, has left the Nordic high yield bond market soul searching.

    • 09 Mar 2018
  • EU green finance plan: what’s going to happen

    The European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, announced on March 8, involves no less than 10 different workstreams, covering a wide range of the ideas put forward by the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, which held a one year inquiry for the European Commission during 2017.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • SG names coverage heads for public sector and sponsors

    Société Générale has announced new heads of coverage for public sector entities and financial sponsors.

    • 06 Mar 2018

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 5,236.90 23 6.25%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,129.09 18 6.12%
3 UniCredit 5,090.85 26 6.08%
4 Barclays 5,053.31 13 6.03%
5 BNP Paribas 4,910.75 20 5.86%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 2,035.22 21 8.02%
2 BNP Paribas 2,008.60 22 7.92%
3 Goldman Sachs 1,563.07 16 6.16%
4 Credit Suisse 1,458.00 14 5.75%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,375.83 10 5.42%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 9,128.85 70 9.67%
2 Citi 6,785.07 56 7.19%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,685.98 62 7.08%
4 Barclays 6,303.47 46 6.68%
5 Credit Suisse 6,011.71 44 6.37%