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  • Sphere holders agitate against HSH Nordbank

    Holders of HSH Nordbank’s tier one securities have reacted angrily to the German bank’s announcement that it expects to write the instruments down further. Bondholders are also meeting later this month to vote on taking legal action against the bank.

    • 01:45 PM
  • UniCredit plans to split its funding strategy

    UniCredit said in its third quarter results on Thursday that it would move to a model in which all of its legal entities were self-funding, gradually minimising its intra-group exposure.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • UniCredit pushes back TLAC funding plan

    UniCredit has moved its target date for issuing instruments to meet its total loss absorbing capacity (TLAC) requirement from the end of this year to the end of March next year. Meanwhile, chief executive Jean Pierre Mustier is set to invest in the bank’s equity and additional tier one (AT1) notes.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Relocation, relocation, relocation: French trio prep Paris Brexodus

    BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole and Société Générale are making plans for the eventuality of a hard Brexit, in some cases putting swathes of bankers at risk of redundancy. Some DCM and sales teams have been asked to move, though each bank is taking a different approach as to who will need to be relocated to comply with EU regulations.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Barclays co-head of global DCM at risk

    Barclays’ co-head of global debt capital markets and risk solutions group has had his job put at risk by the bank.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Citi hands EMEA challenge to Drury and de Vecchi

    The US bank has appointed a strong line-up to run its EMEA banking operation as it looks to capitalise on its recent gains in market share, writes David Rothnie.

    • 07 Nov 2018
  • Credit Suisse claims to beat the Street in capital markets

    Credit Suisse made a bold claim in its third quarter numbers — to topping the table for improvement in advisory and capital markets since it started its restructuring in 2015. But despite the investment banking momentum, the bank’s shares slid on Thursday as it reported a loss in its global markets business.

    • 01 Nov 2018
  • Sudden stop for conduits could drain €130bn from Europe’s banks

    Obscure disclosure rules for European securitizations could bring asset-backed commercial paper conduits to a sudden stop on January 1, forcing the banks that sponsor them to step in with liquidity support of up to €130bn.

    • 01 Nov 2018
  • BNP Paribas overhauls corporate finance to crack IB code

    BNP Paribas’s latest restructuring makes it look more like its US universal banking rivals. Now it needs to figure out how to match them in the rankings, writes David Rothnie.

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • StanChart becomes first foreign custodian bank in China

    Standard Chartered announced on October 29 that it had been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

    • 31 Oct 2018

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  • Italy’s leaders are winning the battle Syriza lost

    J Paul Getty once said that if you owe the bank $100, that’s your problem. But if you owe the bank $100m, that’s the bank’s problem. Italy’s battle with Europe and the response from the European Central Bank (ECB) suggest the same is true of eurozone membership.

    • 08 Nov 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 324,471.31 1258 8.12%
2 JPMorgan 316,868.31 1379 7.93%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 291,884.28 1002 7.30%
4 Barclays 245,368.47 916 6.14%
5 Goldman Sachs 215,006.82 722 5.38%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 45,589.37 178 7.11%
2 JPMorgan 43,572.44 88 6.79%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 33,071.14 158 5.15%
4 UniCredit 32,917.16 149 5.13%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 32,145.89 124 5.01%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,559.65 59 8.93%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,209.37 65 8.70%
3 Citi 9,711.73 55 6.40%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,471.86 53 5.58%
5 UBS 8,136.41 33 5.36%