• ESMA’s Maijoor rejects creation of 'another ESMA'

    ESMA chair Steven Maijoor spoke out against proposed clearing house legislation that would create a new body within the regulator, as part of remarks to the Goethe University’s institute for law and finance in Frankfurt on Monday.

    • 04:30 PM
  • World Bank bolsters funding team with sell-side veteran

    The World Bank has grown its funding team with the hiring of a well-known figure from the MTN dealer community — and will add another name soon.

    • 04:15 PM
  • DTCC warns industry on fragmented DLT

    Post-trade infrastructure giant the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, has warned derivatives markets that attempts to implement distributed technology should be coordinated, lest mistakes of the past are repeated.

    • 02:00 PM
  • Swedish capital ratios to suffer from mortgage rule change

    Swedbank announced in its results on Tuesday that a proposal to change the regulatory treatment of Swedish mortgages would lower its common equity tier one (CET1) ratio. The rule change will also take Swedish banks’ additional tier one (AT1) bonds closer to their trigger levels.

    • 01:45 PM
  • Talks heat up around new ways to fund EU banks in resolution

    The European Central Bank could be drafted into providing liquidity to banks going through resolution, according to discussions at a conference in Frankfurt this week.

    • 01:00 PM
  • Nordic agency picks new funding head

    A Nordic SSA has promoted a member of staff to be its new head of funding.

    • 12:15 PM
  • Credit Suisse poaches senior TMT banker from Morgan Stanley

    Credit Suisse has added a senior banker from Morgan Stanley to the ranks of its Greater China technology, media and telecom investment banking team.

    • 09:30 AM
  • Crédit Agricole appoints new Apac global markets head

    Dominique Blanchard has returned to Crédit Agricole as regional head of the global markets division, Asia Pacific, the bank announced on Tuesday.

    • 09:15 AM
  • Crédit Agricole opens two Lat Am offices

    Crédit Agricole is opening representative offices in Colombia and Chile, the lender said on Monday, as its looks to improve strengthen client relationships in the countries.

    • 06:15 AM
  • Ex-UBS ECM banker to take up new job in CLSA

    Heung Li, a former UBS equity capital markets banker, is expected to take up a new position in CLSA, according to sources with knowledge of the move.

    • 03:45 AM
  • EU bank CEOs call for practical approach to Brexit

    Europe needs to be pragmatic in its Brexit negotiations as the continent’s ability to compete and its prospects for building a capital markets union hang in the balance, said several Europe-based bank chiefs at the CityUK conference.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • MEP Ferber rejects no-action letter system

    Prominent German member of European parliament, Markus Ferber, has put down suggestions that European regulators should be granted powers to temporarily exempt market participants from regulations.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • HKEX greenlights listing of China OTC stocks

    Companies trading on China’s over-the-counter market can now list in Hong Kong.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • MUFG appoints Asian operations head

    MUFG Bank has appointed Janice Chua as managing director and head of the Asian operations division, according to a Monday press release.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • CSRC picks Legend to test H-share conversion project

    China’s stock market regulator has named Legend Holdings, parent of technology company Lenovo Group, as the first to take part in its H-share convertibility pilot programme.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • The week in renminbi: CSRC kick-starts H-share convertibility pilot scheme, UBS crowned top foreign manager in China, Beijing and Washington consider trade talks

    The Chinese securities watchdog names the first company to take part in the H-share convertibility experiment, Z-Ben Advisors says UBS is the best international asset manager in the onshore market, and the US and China may meet to resolve trade dispute.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • BNP Paribas' Yang fills in for China CEO

    BNP Paribas' Greater China CEO Paul Yang has stepped in as a temporary replacement for the bank's China head, who left after only a brief reign. The French lender has also appointed a new head of its RMB competence centre.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • Barclays boss Staley escapes regulatory ejection

    Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays, is no longer under investigation by UK authorities for his attempts to identify a whistleblower at the bank, and he will keep his job at the head of the firm, removing another regulatory uncertainty.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • BNPP loses third EM salesperson

    A third member of BNP Paribas’s emerging markets bond sales and trading team has left the bank.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • Natixis loses loans banker to SocGen

    A long time Natixis loans banker has left the bank to join French rival Société Générale’s global loan sales team.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • Credit Suisse names China TMT head after Luan's exit

    Credit Suisse has picked Allan Chu as its new head of technology, media and telecom for Greater China, according to sources.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • RMB round-up: New outbound quotas on the way, NDRC mulls negative lists, Citi teams up with Chinese banks for BRI business

    China’s FX watchdog indicates that new quotas will be granted for two outbound investment schemes, the country’s economic planner prepares to roll out new negative investment lists, and Citi partners with Bank of China and China Merchants Bank to finance Belt and Road projects.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • MiFID boosting the biggest as US banks see equity strength

    Analysts saw early signs of MiFID-driven consolidation when US banks published their first quarter results that included strong equity trading performances across the board.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Morgan Stanley shoots lights out in European securitization

    As the major US banks reporting strong performances for the first quarter this week, Morgan Stanley boss James Gorman and chief financial officer Jonathan Pruzan picked out their European securitization operation out for praise, on the back of financing activity for legacy portfolios.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Lloyds faces pref share scrutiny after FCA note

    The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority wrote to CEOs on Thursday, asking them to make sure the details of fixed income shares are understood by investors.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • 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
  • Investors cheer as JPM applies ESG to EMBI

    Emerging market bond investors have welcomed JP Morgan’s launch this week of a new suite of indices that integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. The indices could help investors launch new funds.

    • 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
  • People Moves in Brief

    Mizuho trading head exits — Barclays, StanChart raids BNPP — Macquarie boosts ECM effort

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Three firms launch initial margin repapering platform

    Allen & Overy, IHS Markit and Smart Communications subsidiary SmartDX on Thursday announced that they had launched a platform to speed up the repapering of derivatives contracts, in anticipation of new regulatory requirements.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • BNPP EM sales and traders poached

    Two banks have poached members of BNP Paribas’ emerging markets sales and trading team.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • ECB makes power play over clearing in leaked doc

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has proposed new powers that could allow it to control elements of foreign clearing houses’ operations (CCPs) in “exceptional” crisis situations, according to a leaked position paper. This is likely to escalate already tense relations with US regulators.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • ING switch opens up loans syndicate job

    A director on ING’s syndicated loans desk has moved to a different job, creating a vacancy that the bank intends to fill.

    • 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
  • Banks get hot under the collars in solutions business re-boot

    Controls have been tightened after the high-profile losses that banks took on margin loans when retail conglomerate Steinhoff ran into trouble late last year. But strategic equity solutions businesses remain central to equity capital markets, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • People news in brief, April 19, 2018

    Deutsche Bank has appointed Beng-Hong Lee to the newly created position of head of institutional client group for China.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Banks reshuffle ECM desks in Asia Pacific

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Nomura and UBS have made senior changes in their equity capital markets and syndicate teams in Asia.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Deutsche Bank names head of China ICG

    Deutsche Bank has appointed Beng-Hong Lee to the newly created position of head of institutional client group, China, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • BAML appoints replacement for Wilmot-Sitwell

    Bernie Mensah has been crowned president of EMEA at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, adding to his responsibilities as co-head of global FICC trading.

    • 18 Apr 2018
  • JP Morgan expands ECM execution team

    JP Morgan has appointed Marta Arteaga to its EMEA equity capital markets execution team as a vice-president.

    • 18 Apr 2018
  • Small by default: China’s CDS market remains tiny

    China’s cautious approach to credit default swaps (CDS) has left the market a minnow compared with other large financial systems. Paolo Danese investigates.

    • 18 Apr 2018
  • S&P to go head to head with MSCI in ESG ratings

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

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • CAN Capital brings on GE alum as CFO

    Online small business lender CAN Capital has tapped Tom Davidson, GE Capital’s former global head of securitization, to be the company's new CFO.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • DB appoints chief country officer for the UAE

    Jamal Al Kishi has been appointed chief country office for the United Arab Emirates and general manager of Deutsche Bank's Dubai (DIFC) branch.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • EMF control must be at the European level

    A paper by the parliamentary group of the CDU/CSU, the leading bloc in Germany’s government, has said that fund distribution from a proposed European Monetary Fund should be controlled by the eurozone’s national parliaments. Such a measure would all but nullify the point of creating the EMF — and be a dire signal for hopes of further eurozone integration.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • Mizuho parts company with head of FI trading

    Christian Heiberg, Mizuho International's EMEA head of fixed income trading, has left the bank as part of a broader review of the firm's global markets business.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • Dutch banks denounce ‘redundant’ Basel IV floor

    The Dutch Banking Association has responded to a European Commission consultation on the introduction of ‘Basel IV’, heaping criticism on the proposed introduction of a capital output floor.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • BAML appoints new co-heads of Apac ECM

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has appointed Shu Nagata and Tucker Highfield as co-heads of Asia Pacific equity capital markets, according to a memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • BNPP: Govvies, NCDs to remain foreign favourites in China

    A new group of investors is set to arrive in China's bond market as index providers prepare to include Chinese bonds in their benchmarks. But these new entrants will likely follow the path set by institutional investors in China, sticking with government bonds and short-dated paper, according to BNP Paribas.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • China's onshore dollar bond market to take off, says BNPP

    China's onshore dollar bond market could provide an alternative to quota-based outbound investment schemes, allowing banks a novel way of deploying their dollar deposits, according to a senior trader at BNP Paribas.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • Goldman broadens fintech push with Clarity buy

    Goldman Sachs’ GS Bank is broadening its suite of fintech offerings with the acquisition of the personal finance app Clarity Money.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Investors scrape for solutions to Rusal conundrum

    Some EM fund managers and fixed income analysts are already in discussions over whether investors stuck holding Rusal bonds may be able, with the issuer’s help, to create a workaround that would allow the company to stay current on its debt obligations.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • SGX director leaves

    A director at the London office of the Singapore Exchange has left the firm.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Symphony brings in Barclays, adds video to chat software

    Symphony, a financial services tech company and competitor to Bloomberg, rolled out a video function to add to its chat platform, a technological advance that might help keep voice broking in business.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Farewell to HSBC’s Russell Julius

    It is with sadness that the global banking fraternity bids farewell to HSBC’s Russell Julius, who passed away on April 8, at the age of 57.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • UBS names new Asia ECM syndicate head

    UBS has appointed senior equity capital markets banker Hannah Malter to the position of Asia head of ECM syndicate, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Slowdown expected in Indonesia as elections loom

    Indonesia’s ratings upgrade last week is positive, but came ahead of an expected slowdown in investments into the southeast Asian country ahead of the 2019 general election, say market watchers.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • ICBC zooms in on Singapore Reit, business trust IPOs

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s Singapore branch aims to underwrite IPOs of Chinese companies in the city-state after receiving accreditation as an issue manager from the Singapore Exchange.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • The week in renminbi: Hainan to build FTZ, IMF chief sounds BRI debt alarm, China ready to open up iron ore futures market

    China plans to turn Hainan into its latest trade laboratory, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warns countries joining the Belt and Road Initiative against accumulating excessive debt, and the securities watchdog says it will allow international participants to trade onshore iron ore futures by early May.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Nomura's head of Asia ECM syndicate exits

    Nomura’s head of equity syndicate for Asia ex-Japan Ortwin Gierhake is no longer with the firm, sources close to the matter said.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Macquarie hires veteran to run EU ECM

    Macquarie Capital has hired a new European head of equity capital markets.

    • 13 Apr 2018
  • LSE appoints new CEO from Goldman

    The London Stock Exchange Group has appointed David Schwimmer, a former Goldman Sachs banker, as CEO of the company.

    • 13 Apr 2018
  • RMB round-up: China to open up ‘at its own pace’, regulators ease grip on outbound flows, new RMB ETF launches

    China rejects suggestions that it is speeding up liberalisation due to US pressure, regulators tout the rebooting of outbound investment channels, and China International Capital Corporation (CICC) and KraneShares make an ETF tracking Chinese internet companies available in renminbi.

    • 13 Apr 2018
  • Decks reshuffled in HK as senior ECM bankers move

    Tucker Highfield, Credit Suisse’s head of equity syndicate for Asia ex-Japan, has left the firm to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch, according to sources.

    • 13 Apr 2018
  • Ng to helm Citi’s HK, Macau franchise

    Citi has appointed one of its most senior bankers Angel Ng as head of Hong Kong and Macau, according to a press release on Friday.

    • 13 Apr 2018
  • EIB plans new bond range to promote finance of Sustainable Development Goals

    The European Investment Bank is preparing a new product: Sustainability Bonds, which will complement its Climate Awareness Bonds.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • SEIA’s capital markets director departs

    Mike Mendelsohn, senior director of capital markets and project finance at the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) left the trade group this month.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • People Moves in Brief

    Covered bond head leaves SG — NIB to hire sustainability chief — Wilmot-Sitwell joins Perella Weinberg

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Fed lets up on leverage rules

    US financial regulators have proposed new rules that would make it easier for banks to be active in business such as repo and clearing, which were hit hard by post-crisis tightening of leverage ratios.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Regulatory activism: how to snitch and make money

    When one investment fund judged that a UK building society’s non-paying legacy capital instrument did not comply with European regulations, it saw an opportunity to make a return.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • NIB on hunt for sustainability chief

    The Nordic Investment Bank is looking for someone to head its sustainability and mandate evaluation team, a job the supranational is redefining by moving to its treasury department.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Digital Asset hires JPM exec for ASX project

    Digital Asset, the financial services distributed ledger firm headed by Blythe Masters, said on Wednesday that it had hired a JP Morgan executive to work on its project with the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • ISDA slaps down 'narrowly tailored' credit events, sparks debate

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) responded scathingly to attempts by market participants to “narrowly” trigger credit events that result in favourable pay-outs to buyers of credit default swaps. Costas Mourselas reports.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Schenck's exit could spark corp fin departures at Deutsche

    Deutsche Bank is braced for shake-up of its corporate finance division following the departure of Marcus Schenck as co-head of the corporate and investment bank, which could include the bank’s head of global M&A departing.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • People news in brief, April 12, 2018

    HSBC has created a new head of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) position for Asia Pacific, naming Mukhtar Hussain to the job.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Jefferies replaces beef with muscle in holding structure revamp

    Jefferies owes its success to industry expertise and an entrepreneurial culture that keeps its bankers at the coalface, writes David Rothnie.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • ISDA consults members on smart contracts for definitions

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association this week asked its members for feedback on the potential integration of smart contract functionality into the definitions that govern derivatives transactions.

    • 11 Apr 2018
  • Rising household debt, ABS, blockchain take the stage at LendIt 2018

    The annual LendIt event in San Francisco honed in on key themes such as financial inclusion for US consumers, rising household debt and online lenders' ABS aspirations. Meanwhile, conference goers are beginning to turn their attention to blockchain technology as LendIt’s BlockFin sister event gets underway.

    • 11 Apr 2018
  • Covered bond head leaves Soc Gen

    The head of covered bond origination at Société Générale is expected to leave the bank this week and is also relinquishing his role as deputy chairman of the European Covered Bond Council (ECBC).

    • 11 Apr 2018
  • China gears up for grand opening

    China unveiled a slew of measures to open up its financial markets this week, including providing a timeframe for removing caps on foreign ownership in the financial sector and bumping up daily trading quotas on Stock Connect. The reforms come as trade tensions between the Mainland and the US intensify, writes Noah Sin.

    • 11 Apr 2018
  • Prosper to keep PMIT shelf, but seeks new blood as loan agreement winds down

    Prosper will continue to issue ABS from its long standing PMIT shelf, but is looking for new whole loan contributors for its securitizations as it eyes the end of a loan consortium agreement inked last February.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • Jefferies reorg: where's the beef?

    With dead eyes, the procession of defeated beasts shuffled forwards, waiting for the axe to fall… no, not Deutsche Bank’s fixed income traders, facing yet another round of restructuring and redundancies but a possible scene from the activities of National Beef, the business that, until recently, shared a corporate roof with Jefferies. Both were part of the conglomerate Leucadia Corporation, which also owned auto dealership Garcadia with the Garff family.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • Jefferies set to boost merchant banking war chest after beef sale

    Leucadia National Corporation, the holding company of Jefferies, has sold 48% of its beef business, all of its automotive equity interests, and changed the name of the company to Jefferies Financial Group — a set of moves which ought to free the firm to take advantage of merchant banking opportunities, while giving investors a clearer business to focus on.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • BAML’s former EMEA boss joins Perella

    Perella Weinberg Partners said on Monday that Alex Wilmot-Sitwell, former president of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in EMEA, and one of the UK’s most senior corporate financiers, will join as a partner in its advisory business. He will be joined by Matthew Smith, Barclays’ head of UK corporate finance.

    • 10 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
  • Lazard extends Parisian recruiting spree with senior ECM hire

    Lazard has hired a senior banker from Deutsche Bank to lead its French equity capital markets advisory business.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • Industry bodies push for relief on risk reduction trades

    Four major capital markets and banking industry bodies have urged European legislators to change existing rules to allow for more efficient risk reduction in the derivatives markets.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • Online lenders eye longer-dated structures to tap more insurance money

    Online lenders at the LendIt Fintech USA 2018 conference in San Francisco said they are looking at structuring longer-dated fixed income products beyond ABS to attract more interest from insurance companies and other large asset managers.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • SoFi chief talks expansion, new hires in 2018

    SoFi chief executive Anthony Noto told delagates at the LendIt Fintech USA 2018 event in San Francisco on Monday that the online lending company will launch a suite of new products this year as it looks to compete with other tech firms that are wading into consumer credit.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • DB eyes continuity in corporate finance amid CIB review

    Deutsche Bank looks set to retain its commitment to its corporate finance business after new CEO Christian Sewing instigated a review of the investment bank amid calls for a change in strategy.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • FCA flags clearing, trading competition concerns

    The Financial Conduct Authority on Monday expressed concerns over the potential consolidation of market power in the hands of a few trading and clearing players, saying that a "lack of competition" could result in "higher prices" or a reluctance to invest to meet client needs.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • RBI widens foreign access to rupee debt

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the cap on foreign investment in rupee debt, giving a boost to a market whose growth was hindered last summer due to restrictions.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • Deutsche ejects Cryan as Sewing steps up with promise to review CIB strategy

    Deutsche Bank announced on Sunday that Christian Sewing, head of the private and commercial division of the bank, would become chief executive with immediate effect, a move likely to prompt another round of restructuring in the corporate and investment banking division.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • HSBC creates new BRI position

    HSBC has named Mukhtar Hussain, chief executive of the bank in Malaysia, to the newly created position of head of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for Asia Pacific.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • The week in renminbi: Trump expects Chinese trade retreat, CBIRC opens for business, Vanguard sells ETFs in RMB

    The US president says China will lower trade barriers and make a deal with Washington, the recently merged banking and insurance watchdog officially launches, and Vanguard makes five exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available in RMB and dollars in Hong Kong.

    • 09 Apr 2018
  • FCA demands authorisation from crypto derivs players

    The UK Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed that firms involved in the nascent cryptocurrency derivatives markets must register with the regulator and comply with its rulebook.

    • 06 Apr 2018
  • BNP Paribas gives UK brief to EQD head

    BNP Paribas has given its global head of EQD institutional sales and EQD linear trading more UK-specific responsibilities with a new leadership role.

    • 06 Apr 2018
  • RMB round-up: Trade war escalates, HKEX boss shakes off CDR worries, BOC says RMBi ended 2017 on high note

    Beijing and Washington raised the stakes in a trade stand-off with new tariffs, the chief executive of Hong Kong’s stock exchange remains upbeat despite the launch of Chinese depository receipts (CDRs) and Bank of China’s cross-border RMB index ends 2017 on the up.

    • 06 Apr 2018
  • People Moves in Brief

    SSA banker drops Barclays for BAML - Citi cuts in EM DCM while Goldman hires - Deutsche revamps board with IB big beasts

    • 05 Apr 2018
  • Algomi set for new funding round as CEO Taylor walks

    Fintech firm Algomi is set to announce a new round of funding with a major market player, GlobalCapital understands, following the departure of chief executive Stu Taylor. The firm is yet to be profitable, losing £15m during 2016, but last year the firm secured investments from EuroNext and S&P, protecting its future despite the cash burn.

    • 05 Apr 2018
  • BAML’s EMEA CIB boss Elfring to retire

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced last week that Bob Elfring, co-head of global corporate and investment banking for EMEA, will retire later this year, leaving Jim O’Neil as sole head of the business.

    • 05 Apr 2018
  • GS poaches Barclays DCM banker

    A senior member of Barclays’ emerging markets DCM team has quit to join Goldman Sachs.

    • 05 Apr 2018
  • Deutsche nominates new board members

    Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday that it would nominate three new members to the bank’s board, including John Thain, former president of Goldman Sachs, NYSE chief executive, and briefly boss of Merrill Lynch.

    • 05 Apr 2018
  • Barclays SSA banker jumps ship to BAML

    A director in Barclays’ SSA origination team has quit the bank to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch at the same level.

    • 05 Apr 2018
  • Central banks crowd to climate risk gathering

    The new central banks’ Network for Greening the Financial System will hold its first full scale gathering in Amsterdam on Friday, to begin its work of helping central banks and financial supervisors cope with an issue for which there is no precedent — how to keep the financial system stable when the climate is changing.

    • 04 Apr 2018
  • Banks promote the next generation in UK broking business

    A series of moves on the UK investment banking scene is giving younger stars space to shine. Moreover, it suggests banks are promoting from within, amid cost constraints and a dearth of star dealmakers, writes David Rothnie.

    • 04 Apr 2018
  • Former TriOptima COO joins Duco

    Mireille Dyrberg, the former COO of Nex Group fintech subsidiary TriOptima, has joined data reconciliation firm Duco.

    • 04 Apr 2018
  • SGX hires fixed income veteran banker

    The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has appointed Mark Leahy as head of fixed income, responsible for executing the bourse’s strategy for its bond trading business, including encouraging institutional participation.

    • 04 Apr 2018
  • SF Fed’s Williams to take over as NY Fed president

    John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will replace William Dudley as the next president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • UK must join the race to the top in green finance

    The UK's political and financial classes are battered and tossed by Brexit. All the more reason why they should keep their sights on what will ultimately be a bigger issue: how to make finance sustainable.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • Citi director leaves ECM team

    ECM director Nishit Ruparelia is understood to have left Citi before the Easter break, having been at the bank for over 13 years.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • Portugal throws bad money after bad at Novo Banco

    The Portuguese state and its other lenders remain exposed to Novo Banco’s losses, even after the bank's sale. Investors might complain about their own losses, but the real scandal is the public money that's still pouring into the country's banks.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • Citi EM DCM banker at risk

    An emerging markets DCM banker is at risk of redundancy at Citi, after over a decade at the bank. It is rare for a banker to be cut from Citi's CEEMEA DCM team, which is known for its stability, even through crisis years in the emerging markets.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • Deutsche and BAML fixed EIB prices in 2012, says regulator

    The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has closed an investigation into market manipulation by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank without taking action, because the five year limit on prosecutions has elapsed.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • The week in renminbi: CDR takes shape, top officials prioritise risk prevention, China hits back in trade war

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) publishes plans to bring overseas-listed tech companies back to the Chinese equity market through depository receipts, policymakers emphasise the need to safeguard against systemic financial risks, and the Ministry of Commerce slaps tariffs on US goods.

    • 03 Apr 2018
  • China breaks IPO barrier with launch of CDR pilot

    China is embarking on a trial programme to woo its homegrown technology giants, publishing guidelines for a China Depository Receipt (CDR) listing in the A-share market.

    • 03 Apr 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 137,896.20 520 8.00%
2 JPMorgan 130,231.13 538 7.56%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114,761.69 387 6.66%
4 Barclays 100,608.22 360 5.84%
5 Goldman Sachs 98,196.23 277 5.70%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 24,749.48 24 10.81%
2 Citi 15,693.04 32 6.85%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,349.04 39 6.27%
4 Deutsche Bank 13,118.70 35 5.73%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,117.87 27 5.29%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,917.47 27 10.37%
2 JPMorgan 4,392.28 22 7.70%
3 Citi 4,170.20 23 7.31%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,055.26 23 7.11%
5 UBS 2,631.24 9 4.61%