In a record year for CEEMEA issuance, JP Morgan led the way. The bank not only acted as lead manager on a greater volume of new issuance than any other bank during the awards period but it was also global coordinator on more deals, cementing its role as the region’s go-to bank. JP Morgan is IFR’s Emerging EMEA Bond House of the Year.
One bank has dominated the debt capital markets this year. And while much of that dominance is thanks to its achievements in its US home market, it has proven its credentials across the globe. That bank is Citigroup, which is IFR’s Bond House, US Bond House, North America Financial Bond House and Latin America Bond House of the Year.
A US$500m seven-year corporate bond wouldn’t ordinarily grab headlines but what Ukrainian poultry producer MHP achieved with its transaction in April was far from ordinary.