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  • Banks ready blockhain tokens for debt and equity

    Banks, including Credit Suisse and JP Morgan, are working to create tokenised versions of traditional securities and fiat currencies, in order to allow clients to trade them via distributed ledger systems.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • UBS poised for top spot in Swiss francs as work in Canada and Korea pays off

    Credit Suisse has for decades called first place in Swiss franc bonds its own. But as the fourth quarter approaches, arch-rival UBS is defending a potentially insurmountable lead over its sparring partner, thanks largely to its success bringing Canadian and Korean borrowers to the market this year.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • IFC appoints deputy treasurer

    The International Finance Corp has promoted internally to appoint a deputy treasurer based in London.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • HSBC picks DCM stalwart to co-head securities services

    HSBC Securities Services has appointed two global co-heads — one of them a well-known figure in the debt capital markets.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • EC’s guarantee fund a useful ally for markets

    The European Commission has unveiled a portfolio of financial guarantee transactions it is doing to support development in Africa and regions bordering the EU. Among them are two programmes conducted by the African Development Bank, including its new synthetic securitisation.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • SSA and covered bond trader returns to desk after investigation

    An SSA bond and covered bond trader who was on indefinite leave from his desk following the launch of an investigation into the SSA market by the US Department of Justice in 2015 is back at work, GlobalCapital understands. His return has come as a US court dismissed a lawsuit related to the investigation.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • September 15, 2008: the day markets changed

    Traders, bankers, lawyers, brokers tell their stories of what happened when Lehman Brothers went down, how it ruined some businesses and created room for others, and how it has changed financial markets — for better and worse.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • ‘Have you forgotten your brothers?’

    Those at Lehman Brothers on Monday, September 15, 2008 will remember the moment the lines between the London and New York offices went dead.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Exotix takes on three for global expansion

    Exotix has hired a Dubai-based equity research analyst, a fixed income specialist and a senior credit analyst to further expand its coverage in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

    • 10 Sep 2018
  • Pimco picks up Blackstone veteran for executive role

    Pimco has hired a veteran of Blackstone for a newly created role in the fixed income giant's executive office.

    • 05 Sep 2018

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 14,544.75 18 10.40%
2 JPMorgan 13,122.11 20 9.38%
3 Citi 12,168.30 20 8.70%
4 HSBC 10,850.10 15 7.76%
5 NatWest Markets 9,080.61 8 6.49%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 34,721.32 92 12.32%
2 JPMorgan 25,730.35 63 9.13%
3 HSBC 24,143.03 57 8.57%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,642.93 64 7.68%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,993.80 31 7.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 31,770.50 80 8.36%
2 Barclays 27,937.95 51 7.35%
3 HSBC 26,536.90 91 6.98%
4 UniCredit 26,134.28 69 6.87%
5 BNP Paribas 24,736.61 55 6.51%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 67,204.78 382 7.05%
2 Citi 65,839.22 241 6.91%
3 HSBC 60,617.24 227 6.36%
4 Barclays 52,392.60 191 5.50%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,779.29 142 4.80%