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  • Barclays trading assets balloon as bank gets back in the game

    Barclays reported annual results on Thursday, revealing the huge scale of the firm’s trading balance sheet expansion in 2017, as it scales back up in its historical strength of macro trading. But the low volatility last year weighed on returns, and the growth in the trading book has yet to deliver the profits it hopes for.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • HSBC misses RMB business target for 2017

    HSBC's annual results show the bank's focus on RMB business has yet to translate into revenue growth.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • HSBC to front load AT1 plans and clear path for buybacks

    HSBC plans to issue between $5bn-$7bn of additional tier one debt in the first half of this year, clearing the path for share buybacks in the second half. The bank is prevented by listing authority rules from issuing AT1 at the same time as running a buyback, meaning it delayed its issuance plans last year.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Fixed income disappoints as Trump trades fade

    Following a fourth quarter in 2016 that saw frenzied trading on the back of Donald Trump’s election as president, a rally in US stocks and a steepening yield curve, the biggest US banks saw trading revenues slide at the end of last year.

    • 18 Jan 2018
  • Morgan Stanley escapes Steinhoff but others succumb

    All of the US banks that reported results this week booked losses related to troubled South African retailer Steinhoff, other than Morgan Stanley — despite the close relationship between the bank and the firm, which saw it handed a plumb gloco role on the IPO of its African retail arm in September.

    • 18 Jan 2018
  • Ashmore inflows give EM bulls more reason to cheer

    Emerging markets debt investor Ashmore saw $3.6bn of inflows in the quarter running up to the end of December last year, a sign that syndicate bankers are taking as further proof that the bull market has plenty of gas left in the tank.

    • 16 Jan 2018
  • JP Morgan books Steinhoff loss but rides high in IB

    JP Morgan said its fourth quarter investment banking revenue was up 10% on the year to $1.64bn — a welcome boost, given a miserable result in markets — but said that it had booked $273m against the troubles of South African retailer Steinhoff.

    • 15 Jan 2018
  • UniCredit and Intesa in focus as Parliament body hits back on NPLs

    The European Parliament’s legal service has hit back against a proposal by the European Central Bank (ECB) to make banks provision non-performing loans (NPLs) more aggressively, as analysts grilled the management teams from Italy’s largest banks on how they could handle the problem.

    • 09 Nov 2017
  • Credit Suisse pays again for DoJ settlement

    Credit Suisse said in its third quarter numbers that its balance sheet had been swollen by another Sfr5.2bn of operational risk assets related to RMBS settlements it reached earlier this year and last year — demonstrating the absurdity of operational risk rules that in effect charge the bank’s shareholders twice for the same offence.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • G-SIB rules keep European bank mergers off table

    BNP Paribas' management team used the French bank's third quarter earnings call to quash rumours that it was pursuing a major cross-border acquisition in Europe, after the bank was linked to a bid for Commerzbank in September.

    • 02 Nov 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 71,795.24 248 8.65%
2 JPMorgan 59,685.75 255 7.19%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,401.35 173 6.31%
4 Barclays 50,153.02 148 6.04%
5 Deutsche Bank 44,937.03 167 5.41%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9,857.42 14 13.05%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,833.35 12 10.37%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,773.27 11 7.65%
4 Citi 4,606.54 14 6.10%
5 BNP Paribas 4,132.76 19 5.47%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2,546.04 12 11.21%
2 JPMorgan 1,732.54 10 7.63%
3 Credit Suisse 1,727.84 7 7.61%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,465.10 11 6.45%
5 Citi 1,285.41 7 5.66%