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  • MTN head joins exodus to Paris

    The head of the MTN desk at a major US bank is relocating from London to Paris.

    • 24 May 2019
  • Deutsche prepared to make ‘tough cutbacks’ in CIB

    Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing has pointed the way to further cuts in the corporate and investment bank, speaking at the firm’s annual general meeting on Thursday.

    • 23 May 2019
  • HSBC leads banks in selling packaged trade finance

    HSBC has started a programme to sell some of its trade finance exposures in packaged, investor-friendly format, threatening a lucrative niche until now occupied by firms such as Greensill Capital. The bank, the largest trade finance lender in the world, has worked with AllianzGI to sell the short dated bond-like assets.

    • 23 May 2019
  • BofA’s top-three goal relies on intensity

    Bank of America is covering more clients than ever in a quest to overhaul its rivals at the summit of the league table rankings, spelling further bad news for European banks, writes David Rothnie.

    • 22 May 2019
  • Syndicate teams ‘know less than 10 years ago’ says KfW treasurer

    The treasury head for one of Europe’s largest capital markets borrowers, Germany’s KfW, said last week that primary markets syndicates ‘know less about the markets than 10 years ago’, leading to bankers being more conservative about where to price bond issues than in the past.

    • 20 May 2019
  • JP Morgan issues €400m Siemens synthetic

    JP Morgan has raised €400m by issuing a cash-settled bond, exchangeable into shares of Siemens, at an extremely aggressive price level. The purpose of the deal is not clear.

    • 20 May 2019
  • Morgan Stanley buys stake in Tikehau Capital

    Tikehau Capital, the French alternative investment manager, has raised €300m after a private capital raising led by Morgan Stanley.

    • 20 May 2019
  • Metro Bank cheers Brexit-weary UK with £375m block

    Metro Bank completed its long awaited equity capital raise on Thursday night, providing a rare bit of good news to UK bankers and investors despondent over a tortuous Brexit process.

    • 17 May 2019
  • World Bank boss vows to expose hidden debt

    The new president of the World Bank used one of his first public speeches this week to call for comprehensive transparency over countries’ “hidden” debt burdens that make it harder to resolve a financial crisis.

    • 16 May 2019
  • Metro debacle shows the strength of UK banking

    Metro Bank shareholders are nursing losses of around 70% since the start of the year. But if this is the worst of UK banking’s problems right now, the sector is in pretty good shape as it faces Brexit and digital disruption.

    • 14 May 2019

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  • Comment: Markets must prepare again for a No Deal Brexit

    Theresa May’s statement today that she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7 has increased the likelihood that the UK will leave the European Union without a deal, meaning capital markets need to prepare for the worst again.

    • 24 May 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 163,028.47 711 8.04%
2 Citi 160,005.15 642 7.90%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 132,268.74 528 6.53%
4 Barclays 127,185.71 494 6.28%
5 HSBC 106,407.22 534 5.25%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,912.95 35 6.60%
2 BNP Paribas 12,334.48 61 6.31%
3 UniCredit 11,196.47 58 5.73%
4 Citi 9,580.75 37 4.90%
5 Deutsche Bank 8,953.95 35 4.58%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 5,579.06 26 10.66%
2 JPMorgan 4,866.13 28 9.30%
3 Goldman Sachs 4,405.13 21 8.41%
4 Citi 3,774.81 24 7.21%
5 UBS 3,602.23 16 6.88%