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  • IFC, Amundi close ground-breaking EM bank green bond fund at $1.4bn

    Senior executives of the International Finance Corp and Amundi will gather in Paris on Friday afternoon for the official signing of Amundi Planet — Emerging Green One: the innovative fund the organisations set up to invest in green bonds issued by emerging market banks. The fund is already closed and listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Supra adds to funding team

    A Washington supranational has added a capital markets veteran to its funding team.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Rapid advance in greening financial system as savers get a voice

    Brussels has moved even faster than green finance experts hoped to bring forward its Sustainable Finance Action Plan, a document stuffed with measures to change the way financial markets operate and make them better fitted for the fight against climate change.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • EU green finance plan: what’s going to happen

    The European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, announced on March 8, involves no less than 10 different workstreams, covering a wide range of the ideas put forward by the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, which held a one year inquiry for the European Commission during 2017.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • SG names coverage heads for public sector and sponsors

    Société Générale has announced new heads of coverage for public sector entities and financial sponsors.

    • 06 Mar 2018
  • EU green finance Action Plan revealed: action on many fronts

    The European Commission plans to move ahead fast with a wide range of actions to green financial markets, according to a leaked draft of its Action Plan on Sustainable Finance, seen by GlobalCapital.

    • 02 Mar 2018
  • Complacency sky high as Italian election looms

    An awful lot of capital and financial market participants are relaxed about Sunday's Italian election, predicting that coalitions and deadlock will remain a staple of Italy's political system. But others urge caution — and hedging — while the going is good for fear that complacency is taking hold, writes Costas Mourselas.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • Italy’s debt problem is still the ‘elephant in the room’

    The issues surrounding Italy’s debt burden refuse to go away, but not all market participants believe that a change of government on Sunday would be able to stall or reverse the country’s recent economic progress.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • Nordic agency shuffles team as capital markets boss takes top job

    The head of capital markets for a Nordic agency has become CEO and president of the organisation, with his old position being filled by an internal promotion.

    • 28 Feb 2018
  • Crédit Agricole hires for FIG syndicate

    Crédit Agricole has hired a banker from SEB to join its FIG syndicate team in London.

    • 28 Feb 2018

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  • Italy’s election is a sideshow you can’t afford to ignore

    Italian elections are typically exaggerated and flamboyant affairs with a full cast of colourful, and occasionally repugnant, characters. Investors and banks are right to insist that Italy’s recovery is strong enough to put aside misgivings about the country’s politicians, but they should keep an eye on Sunday’s events regardless.

    • 01 Mar 2018

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 9,037.14 14 11.41%
2 JPMorgan 8,815.28 11 11.13%
3 Barclays 8,460.40 10 10.68%
4 NatWest Markets 5,400.28 4 6.82%
5 HSBC 5,128.43 7 6.48%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,852.37 37 12.42%
2 HSBC 15,111.64 30 10.51%
3 JPMorgan 13,502.82 30 9.39%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,557.35 32 8.73%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,166.52 20 7.07%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 15,669.11 22 8.99%
2 JPMorgan 14,386.59 23 8.25%
3 Citi 12,722.25 33 7.30%
4 HSBC 11,675.81 35 6.70%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 10,811.51 20 6.20%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,294.92 104 8.43%
2 JPMorgan 33,868.71 138 8.09%
3 HSBC 30,784.62 97 7.35%
4 Barclays 26,370.41 61 6.30%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,818.61 58 4.97%