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  • CFTC makes another push to regulate crypto

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Monday made two big moves to develop the oversight of cryptocurrencies and their derivatives, revealing a new agreement with State regulators and fresh rules for exchanges and clearing houses.

    • 12:45 PM
  • Byte Me: the taxman cometh

    The minefield of what a cryptocurrency is might have been able to remain comfortably in the realms of the philosophical, if it were not for the relentlessly grounded and literal approach of the US Internal Revenue Service.

    • 17 May 2018
  • Canaan rides bitcoin boom with $1.5bn Hong Kong IPO

    Canaan is eyeing a $1.5bn IPO in Hong Kong that will test investor appetite for the first listing of a cryptocurrency firm in the city.

    • 16 May 2018
  • Swiss Exchange bolsters its HFT with microwaves

    The Swiss Exchange has acquired a microwave trading company that could accelerate the time it takes to transmit trades.

    • 03 May 2018
  • ByteMe: has bitcoin had its chips?

    Welcome to ByteMe, GlobalCapital’s new column, providing an informed, critical and irreverent take on the newest and biggest issues in technology — specifically the bits of it involved in moving money around.

    • 03 May 2018
  • Cook’s Apple could prompt indigestion

    The central banks aren’t the only 800lb gorillas in the bond market. How tech companies choose to liquidate their investments and hand cash back to shareholders could drive the outlook for bonds just as much as monetary policy.

    • 03 May 2018
  • Digital Asset hires JPM exec for ASX project

    Digital Asset, the financial services distributed ledger firm headed by Blythe Masters, said on Wednesday that it had hired a JP Morgan executive to work on its project with the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Rising household debt, ABS, blockchain take the stage at LendIt 2018

    The annual LendIt event in San Francisco honed in on key themes such as financial inclusion for US consumers, rising household debt and online lenders' ABS aspirations. Meanwhile, conference goers are beginning to turn their attention to blockchain technology as LendIt’s BlockFin sister event gets underway.

    • 11 Apr 2018
  • FCA demands authorisation from crypto derivs players

    The UK Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed that firms involved in the nascent cryptocurrency derivatives markets must register with the regulator and comply with its rulebook.

    • 06 Apr 2018
  • Algomi set for new funding round as CEO Taylor walks

    Fintech firm Algomi is set to announce a new round of funding with a major market player, GlobalCapital understands, following the departure of chief executive Stu Taylor. The firm is yet to be profitable, losing £15m during 2016, but last year the firm secured investments from EuroNext and S&P, protecting its future despite the cash burn.

    • 05 Apr 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 162,769.54 629 8.01%
2 JPMorgan 151,211.13 655 7.44%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 147,839.52 485 7.28%
4 Barclays 124,844.16 439 6.14%
5 Goldman Sachs 108,281.07 343 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 25,947.26 30 9.71%
2 Citi 16,842.42 38 6.30%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,575.88 46 5.83%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,198.98 44 5.31%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,028.84 31 4.88%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 6,961.44 31 9.28%
2 JPMorgan 6,815.38 29 9.08%
3 UBS 5,503.59 15 7.33%
4 Citi 5,145.98 30 6.86%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,303.27 25 5.73%