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  • American regulators toughen crypto stance

    The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have hardened their stances on cryptocurrency markets, amid wider market concerns about initial coin offerings and the launch of bitcoin futures.

    • 03:45 PM
  • SEC slaps down crypto ETFs, for now

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday slapped down the possibility of new cryptocurrency exchange traded funds until “significant outstanding questions” were answered with regards to investor protections.

    • 19 Jan 2018
  • ESMA ponders crypto CFD ban, consults on complex retail derivs

    The European Securities and Markets Authority on Thursday kept up the pressure on providers of complex retail derivatives products by announcing a short consultation on crack-down measures, including a potential ban on cryptocurrency contracts for difference.

    • 18 Jan 2018
  • Planning for the fall: what a cryptocrash would look like

    Bitcoin has, since its creation, been a wild ride. Volatility is part of its charm — after all, where else do you get more than 1,500% growth in a year? But if, or when, it crashes for good, how would it play out?

    • 16 Jan 2018
  • Kodak developing crypto-funding with banks out of shot

    Cryptocurrencies overtook venture capital as the dominant form of fundraising for start-ups in 2017. Now, a grown-up, publicly listed company is getting in on the action. Investment banks would do well to take notice.

    • 11 Jan 2018
  • Kodak pioneers cryptocurrency as listed company capital tool

    Kodak will hold an initial coin offering (ICO) on January 31 to sell Kodakcoin, the first cryptocurrency to be issued by a listed company, putting the burgeoning asset class in competition with established capital markets products like shares and bonds.

    • 11 Jan 2018
  • CFTC opens the floor for virtual currency discussion

    With all the excitement around bitcoin and its introduction into established futures markets at the end of 2017, it is perhaps not surprising that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s first public order of business in 2018 has addressed those markets.

    • 05 Jan 2018
  • Theme for 2018: Capital markets brace for blockchain breakthrough

    When the shadowy figure known as Satoshi Nakamoto launched bitcoin in 2009, few predicted that the technology underpinning it would, in a few short years, be hailed as an invention as important as the internet. Capital markets are on the front line for disruption, writes Lewis McLellan.

    • 03 Jan 2018
  • Sovereigns should get off the crypto bandwagon

    The cryptocurrency boom has been mostly confined to the corporate world. But, some of the more forward-thinking countries are planning on getting into the digital currency game. They should know better.

    • 02 Jan 2018
  • European Commission warns on bitcoin

    European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis issued a stark statement against bitcoin and cryptocurrencies before Christmas, saying they “are not really currencies” but cause “clear risks for investors and consumers”.

    • 21 Dec 2017

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1 Citi 31,385.40 114 7.52%
2 JPMorgan 29,232.19 105 7.00%
3 Goldman Sachs 27,645.83 55 6.62%
4 Barclays 26,090.00 67 6.25%
5 Deutsche Bank 23,883.15 74 5.72%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 ING 767.18 3 9.30%
1 BNP Paribas 767.18 3 9.30%
3 UniCredit 735.89 2 8.92%
4 Santander 467.33 2 5.66%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 467.33 2 5.66%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 1,607.28 5 20.37%
2 Credit Suisse 1,301.65 4 16.50%
3 UBS 970.80 3 12.31%
4 BNP Paribas 522.35 4 6.62%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 444.17 3 5.63%