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  • Amundi to take top spot in sustainability ratings

    Oekom Research, the sustainability ratings agency, has given only 7% of the asset managers and securities brokerages it assessed a Prime rating, in an unpublished report seen by GlobalCapital.

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

    HSBC plans to issue between $5bn and $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
  • Crunch year for Deutsche's IB biz as Warren promises growth

    Shareholders are losing patience with Deutsche Bank. Rivals are circling. But the firm believes its corporate and investment bank has turned a corner. This year will be critical for its corporate finance business, writes David Rothnie.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • The real Barclays difference

    Barclays has replaced most of its C-suite, hired expensive bankers and traders from top firms, recommitted balance sheet to fixed income trading, and proclaimed its commitment to a still-underpowered investment bank. But the effects of all this are still dwarfed by the UK bank’s approach to litigation.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Deutsche makes MD and director cuts, blasts Birmingham DCM

    Deutsche Bank plans to put up to 40 bankers at director level and above in its EMEA investment banking division at risk of redundancy, including the bank's co-head of FIG DCM, GlobalCapital understands. Several of those put at risk were based in Birmingham, including the bank’s head of Europe-US private placements.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • Bulge bracket banks face up to boutique brain drain

    Independents are thriving and, with no constraints on pay, they will continue to tempt the very best bankers away from big firms in 2018. But not all boutiques are created equal, says David Rothnie.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • UniCredit’s delivery heroes mine for investment banking growth

    UniCredit’s co-heads of its corporate and investment bank (CIB) want the Italian lender to be “a European winner” by ensuring every company in its network is served. That initiative is paying off, says David Rothnie.

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • SPD Bank to fire up London ops next week

    Shanghai Pudong Development Bank is set to open its newly authorised UK branch for business next week, with initial plans for wholesale banking and vanilla securities trading.

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • Barclays cuts hit EMEA levfin head, ECM vice-chair, other senior bankers

    The round of redundancies at Barclays Investment Bank has hit more senior figures, including the head of EMEA leveraged finance, a vice-chairman in ECM, the COO of EMEA banking, as well as other managing directors across the origination businesses.

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • EBA plans could cut benefits of synthetic securitization

    The European Banking Authority’s plans to level the playing field for synthetic securitization could raise the cost of such deals for banks supervised by the European Central Bank’s Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), slowing down a market which has boomed in the last two years, and forcing banks to look elsewhere for capital relief.

    • 01 Feb 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 67,973.07 227 8.76%
2 JPMorgan 56,508.26 221 7.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 48,419.81 160 6.24%
4 Barclays 46,671.38 132 6.02%
5 Deutsche Bank 41,260.92 150 5.32%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9,359.72 13 13.57%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,508.63 11 10.89%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,773.27 11 8.37%
4 Citi 4,606.54 14 6.68%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 3,112.52 11 4.51%

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 12.02%
2 Credit Suisse 1,641.59 6 7.75%
3 JPMorgan 1,527.50 8 7.21%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,424.25 10 6.72%
5 Citi 1,285.41 7 6.07%