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  • Risk costs snag Commerz as outlook worsens

    Michael Reuther, head of Commerzbank’s corporate clients division, expects more firms to enter the bank’s "intensive care department" as economic pressures weigh on European corporates. And in his unit the cost of risk more than tripled in the second quarter, helping to shrink operating profits.

    • 07 Aug 2019
  • Créd Ag readies to ‘switch’ off next year after capital gain

    Crédit Agricole said it could start to unwind the ‘switch 2’ capital guarantee provided by its regional banking network in 2020 after it revealed a small boost to its common equity tier one (CET1) ratio in its second quarter results on Friday. Meanwhile, capital markets and investment banking operations did not perform well over the quarter.

    • 05 Aug 2019
  • ‘Challenging’ environment prompts Flint exit from HSBC

    John Flint quit his position as CEO of HSBC on Monday after less than two years in the job, as the bank warned of difficult global conditions in its second quarter results. The bank’s chair Mark Tucker implied the desire for change related to a problem with Flint’s execution of the bank’s strategy, rather than the strategy itself, but the departure has also raised questions about HSBC’s Chinese operations.

    • 05 Aug 2019
  • Loan loss provisions balloon at Natixis CIB from single French file

    Profits at Natixis’s corporate and investment bank fell sharply in the second quarter after provisions for credit losses tripled, it showed in results released after market close on Thursday. The bank was also keen to display its sustainable finance initiatives.

    • 02 Aug 2019
  • Barclays beats consensus with FICC to the fore

    Barclays performed better than its peers in fixed income, currencies and commodities over the first half of the year, helping it beat consensus estimates when it reported results on Thursday. The slide in sterling and a one-off gain from the IPO of Tradeweb flattered the results in its home currency.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • Monte dei Paschi offloads another €455m of NPLs to Cerberus

    Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) continues to shed its non-performing exposures, selling a €455m portfolio to Cerberus on Wednesday following the sale of €690m to Illimity on Tuesday.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • SG pays for restructuring, cost savings pay off for BNPP

    The focus was on costs in the second quarter results of BNP Paribas and Société Générale’s investment banks, announced this week. BNP Paribas managed to keep a lid on expenses and could boast of "positive jaws", but SG took on a big charge from its restructuring.

    • 01 Aug 2019
  • Nomura wholesale division turns profit, EMEA lags

    Nomura’s wholesale business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa underperformed other regions in the last quarter, with the results coming out after the bank announced it is to scale back trading operations there. But the wholesale division registered a profit overall — a rare occurrence of late.

    • 31 Jul 2019
  • Less levfin activity weighs on Credit Suisse

    Underwriting revenues fell for Credit Suisse in the second quarter, it said on Wednesday, although fixed income trading and sales was a bright spot in its results.

    • 31 Jul 2019
  • Metro returns mortgages to Cerberus, plans MREL raise

    Metro Bank has successfully offloaded a mortgage portfolio to Cerberus, is planning to raise debt capital for its minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), and is finding a new chair to replace founder Vernon Hill, it said in its second quarter results on Wednesday.

    • 25 Jul 2019

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  • Covered bonds to lead FIG tighter

    Although the European Central Bank (ECB) hasn’t said yet how it intends to split buying across the €20bn of net asset purchases that it plans on making each month, it is likely covered bonds will form an integral part. And if covered bonds tighten, that probably means much else will be dragged along for the ride.

    • 19 Sep 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Sep 2019
1 JPMorgan 299,908.40 1348 8.58%
2 Citi 269,633.69 1139 7.71%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 233,702.48 955 6.69%
4 Barclays 215,977.22 873 6.18%
5 Goldman Sachs 171,316.37 716 4.90%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 33,565.22 148 7.28%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 33,319.19 143 7.22%
3 JPMorgan 25,404.62 68 5.51%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,368.44 65 5.07%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,565.04 105 4.89%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 9,273.57 56 10.29%
2 Morgan Stanley 8,122.33 40 9.01%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,738.32 41 8.59%
4 Citi 6,426.54 47 7.13%
5 UBS 4,913.18 26 5.45%