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  • UBS’s levfin revival

    UBS’s EMEA leveraged finance business has been through the wringer, but co-head David Slade, who joined in 2015, is rebuilding it.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Can European banks ever compete again?

    American banks dominate global banking to an unprecedented extent and look set to gain yet more market share as US policymakers mull softer touch regulation. Will European firms ever be able to compete again?

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Bundesbank's Dombret sees mixed system beating mega banks

    Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret tells GlobalMarkets that he believes in a banking system that consists of institutions big and small with a variety of specialisms and focuses

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Bankers play the long game while scotching Commerzbank talk

    FIG bankers say that Germany’s Commerzbank is unlikely to remain a standalone entity forever. But a tie-up for the bank is firmly in the realm of fantasy M&A for now, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Banks to bring forward bad loans as ECB brandishes provisions

    Banks are trying to digest the implications of a new move by the European Central Bank, which would set a deadline by which new non-performing loans should be fully written off. This could spark a rush to declare NPLs before the end of this year, write Owen Sanderson and Jon Hay.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • Barclays opts for stability with Marsh appointment

    Barclays has turned to an experienced hand to lead its corporate finance business in Europe and the Middle East, in a move that signals the end of a management overhaul notable for its reliance on bringing in external heavy hitters.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • Chinese M&A back on the agenda after regulatory crackdown

    After a year-long barrage of regulatory intervention, Chinese corporates are re-emerging on the international deal making scene, and this time they are here to stay, writes David Rothnie.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • EU firms to lose Asia business over MiFID

    No matter where in the world a European trading firm wants to find a counterparty, they will have to comply with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) from January 2018. And in Asia, that might cost them business, according to panellists at an International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) conference this week.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Nordea hires new global head of DCM

    Nordea has hired an ex-Deutsche Bank banker as global head of debt capital markets, part of a shake-up in the firm's wholesale banking business.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Greenhill plays catch-up in battle of the independents

    Investment bank Greenhill & Co's recapitalisation plan will bolster its share price, but it faces more fundamental challenges than its rivals, writes David Rothnie.

    • 28 Sep 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 356,356.29 1337 9.08%
2 JPMorgan 317,952.80 1443 8.10%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 316,523.82 1098 8.06%
4 Goldman Sachs 235,165.28 784 5.99%
5 Barclays 229,116.44 888 5.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,411.72 162 6.58%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,293.84 117 6.56%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,113.25 94 5.95%
4 BNP Paribas 27,578.61 168 5.27%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,536.02 78 8.84%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.38%
3 Citi 15,946.50 94 7.21%
4 UBS 15,404.75 59 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,695.77 74 6.19%