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  • Kepler Cheuvreux gains another convert in ECM mission

    Kepler Cheuvreux has welcomed Swedbank into its European ECM fold as it continues to face off against global investment banks. It has created a model that is tough for others to replicate, writes David Rothnie.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Citi ups the ante in Europe

    A banner mandate for Santander underscores how far Citi has come in European investment banking, writes David Rothnie

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • UK competition hots up but Brexit, election hits deals

    The rise of Barclays and HSBC in UK investment banking, against a backdrop of falling fees and political uncertainty, puts further pressure on an already crowded market and the squeeze will only get worse, argues David Rothnie.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • Nomura finds its natural niche after closing EMEA ECM

    The Japanese bank’s tough decisions in EMEA have paid off with a return to profitability as its global finance business begins to shine, writes David Rothnie.

    • 01 Jun 2017
  • Throsby out to conjure up the spirit of Barcap

    Tim Throsby’s revamp is designed to switch Barclays back to a risk-on mindset and reignite growth in its European corporate finance business, writes David Rothnie

    • 25 May 2017
  • UBS wins cost battle but fights FIG turf war

    The Swiss bank has proved to be world class in generating returns and cutting costs. Now it faces a direct assault from rivals on its core business, writes David Rothnie.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Goldman’s shake-up brings forward the next generation

    The raft of promotions in the upper echelons of the Goldman Sachs investment banking department has been called "the most dramatic overhaul in a decade". In a way this is true – Goldman has lost some of its most senior bankers over the last 12 months and last week's reshuffle was an emphatic move to promote the next generation of bankers, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Macron raises stakes in battle for French mandates

    France’s investment bankers will be keen to prove their top level political connections following Emmanuel Macron's election as president, writes David Rothnie.

    • 04 May 2017
  • BAML tops the table after corporate finance revamp

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch is flying high in European M&A and continuing to expand its leveraged finance franchise, writes David Rothnie.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Goldman’s rivals ram home advantage as US regulators lurk

    JP Morgan, Citi and BAML have gained most from industry tailwinds during the first quarter, while Goldman Sachs lagged behind. But the spectre of regulatory reform threatens the universal model just as it is gathering real momentum, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Apr 2017

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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%