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by Prof Richard Roberts 
  • Old Money: Glass-Steagall – new and old

    Talk of a ‘21st Century Glass-Steagall’ is swirling around Washington and Wall Street. What this might mean in practice is hazy, but the phrase Glass-Steagall is plainly a powerful political talisman.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Old Money: Plungers and terrorists

    Short sellers and their schemes have a murky past. From the Dutch East India Company to Borussia Dortmund.

    • 10 May 2017
  • Old Money: Marine Le Pen, John Law and Napoleon Bonaparte

    Once France broke international records for sovereign defaults, thanks to wars, money printing and dodgy liability management.

    • 11 Apr 2017
  • Old Money: Swiss banking to rescue for 'accident prone' CS

    Kaleidoscopic corporate restructurings have long been a feature at Credit Suisse. There appear to have been three drivers – geographical balance, shuffling the deck in its investment banking activities and a noted propensity for being accident prone.

    • 08 Mar 2017
  • Old Money: Modi, money laundering and Hitler’s helicopter cash

    At 8:15pm on November 8, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi stunned the country by announcing in an unscheduled television broadcast that at midnight Rs500 ($7.50) and Rs1,000 ($15) banknotes would be “demonetised”.

    • 08 Feb 2017
  • Old Money: Barclays déjà vus

    It’s a back-to-the-future new year for Barclays as it forges ahead with its strategic repositioning — the latest moves in what feel like decades-long twists and turns into and out of Africa and investment banking.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Old Money: making economies great again

    The markets have largely endorsed US president-elect Donald Trump’s mission to “make America great again”. But previous populist strongmen, in their quests to prove national strength and virility, have done a world of damage to their country’s economic prospects.

    • 08 Dec 2016
  • Old Money: the pound in your pocket

    Addressing the nation on television in November 1967, British prime minister Harold Wilson announced the devaluation of the pound and famously declared that "it does not mean that the pound here in Britain, in your pocket, has been devalued."

    • 10 Nov 2016
  • Old Money: Deutsche Bank — a chip off the old blocks?

    Deutsche Bank and falling foul of the rules is nothing new. It built its investment banking operation acquiring businesses battling reputational and legal risk.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • Old Money: Goodbye Great Britain

    The last round of IMF lending to developed market countries (before the European sovereign crisis) was 40 years ago this autumn — when Britain was locked out of the capital markets and had to go ‘cap in hand’ to the Fund.

    • 12 Sep 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 Citi 206,449.53 755 8.84%
2 JPMorgan 192,919.68 823 8.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 175,174.46 602 7.50%
4 Barclays 144,195.77 526 6.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 139,497.22 445 5.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 23,530.61 67 7.96%
2 HSBC 20,994.25 74 7.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,490.14 49 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 15,076.29 72 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 14,834.05 81 5.02%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 10,673.78 46 8.06%
2 Citi 9,632.20 60 7.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 9,310.79 46 7.03%
4 UBS 9,230.61 36 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,508.94 46 6.43%