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    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has appointed Dorothy DeWitt to lead its market oversight division.

    • 04:30 PM
  • Ex-Fidessa head emerges at Iress

    Russell Thornton, who worked as the head of business development and product marketing for derivatives at Fidessa, has become trading strategy lead at another company.

    • 17 Sep 2019
  • Further developments eyed for bond–i

    The World Bank is planning to add fully digital cash settlement, multiple currencies and more nodes to its ‘bond–i’ platform, according to a banker involved in developing the blockchain system. Earlier this month, the supranational added tap functionality, as it raised A$50m ($33.7m) of capital.

    • 29 Aug 2019
  • VC Trade introduces e-signatures in Schuldschein digital race

    VC Trade, one of the leading digital platforms in the Schuldschein market, has introduced an e-signature into its syndication process, which its founders claim renders the syndication process totally paperless. An impediment to paperless transactions has been market participants’ fear of regulatory and legal consequences — but VC Trade believes it has managed to navigate a way over these hurdles.

    • 27 Aug 2019
  • Lenders: get with the times or get out

    The syndicated loan market is undergoing a transformation. Borrowers are growing in sophistication and artificial intelligence is creeping into the syndication process. It's time lenders faced a reality check: get with the programme, or get gone.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • BAML hires Vos from Barclays for fintech

    Gerardus Vos is joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch as head of financial technology investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

    • 12 Aug 2019
  • World Bank eyes 'further advancement' of innovative blockchain bond

    The World Bank is preparing to reopen its 'blockchain offered new debt instrument', or bond-i for short, as it looks to market the Australian dollar deal to a more international audience.

    • 02 Aug 2019
  • Trading Technologies partners with ICE data arm

    Trading software provider Trading Technologies International has partnered with Intercontinental Exchange’s data and analytics unit to offer execution and client connectivity services.

    • 17 Jul 2019
  • Tradeweb and LCH transaction volumes soar

    The first half of 2019 ended on a bright note for trading platforms and clearing houses alike. June, especially, provided a positive backdrop for derivatives trading as investors positioned themselves for more accommodative monetary policy by global central banks.

    • 11 Jul 2019
  • Powell stands up to Trump threats, warns on Libra

    The chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, has insisted he will stand firm against any attempts by president Donald Trump to sack him as head of the central bank. Powell also warned that Facebook’s Libra currency plans raise concerns about financial stability.

    • 11 Jul 2019

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  • Lenders: get with the times or get out

    The syndicated loan market is undergoing a transformation. Borrowers are growing in sophistication and artificial intelligence is creeping into the syndication process. It's time lenders faced a reality check: get with the programme, or get gone.

    • 13 Aug 2019

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 298,323.65 1341 8.59%
2 Citi 269,047.62 1134 7.75%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 232,961.57 951 6.71%
4 Barclays 214,961.76 865 6.19%
5 Goldman Sachs 169,802.27 706 4.89%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 34,547.72 148 7.51%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 33,319.19 143 7.25%
3 JPMorgan 25,404.62 68 5.52%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,368.44 65 5.08%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,509.71 104 4.89%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 9,273.59 56 10.30%
2 Morgan Stanley 8,122.33 40 9.02%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,738.32 41 8.60%
4 Citi 6,426.54 47 7.14%
5 UBS 4,913.18 26 5.46%