Lead arranger

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Lead arranger

The senior tier of arranger

Lead Arranger

In investment banking, an underwriting firm that leads a syndicate. A syndicate is a group of underwriters responsible for placing a new issue of a security with investors. Every syndicate is a temporary arrangement. The lead arranger assigns parts of the new issue to other underwriters for placement and usually takes the largest part itself. It is also called a managing underwriter or a syndicate manager or, less formally, a book runner.
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According to the press release, the credit facility, with Emirates Bank NBD Capital Limited as Initial Mandated Lead Arranger, Bookrunner and Coordinator, will be provided by the following syndicated banks in their role as "Mandated Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunners", Emirates NBD Bank, Commercial Bank International, Commercial Bank of Dubai and Barwa Bank.
The CBs are in an aggregate principal amount of RMB975 million and have been offered and sold by the Joint Bookrunners to no less than six independent placees (who are independent individual, corporate and/or institutional investors).
Goldman Sachs was lead bookrunner and HSBC and Standard Chartered were co-bookrunners for the bond.
The top Gulf banks involved in the syndicated Murabaha financing deal are Qatar-based Barwa Bank and UAE-based Emirates NBD Capital and Noor Islamic Bank who together with JP Morgan will be the initial mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners.
Facebook is likely to submit paperwork for its $5 billion IPO today in the US, the company has selected Morgan Stanley and four other bookrunners to handle the mega-IPO, sources close to the deal told the International Financing Review (IFR).
Emaar announces that the over-allotment option of up to $50 million in aggregate principal amount of notes has been exercised in full by the joint bookrunners," the company said.
Seven bookrunners led the H-share portion alone - CICC, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Agricultural Bank of China International, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Macquarie - all leveraging the Dealogic global bookbuilding platform and communication network for the successful execution of the deal.
On the H-share portion alone there were seven bookrunners - CICC, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Agricultural Bank of China International, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Macquarie - all of which leveraged the Dealogic global bookbuilding platform and communication network for the successful execution of the deal.
DE) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) as additional bookrunners, the ministry said.
and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (collectively "Merrill Lynch") acted as Joint Bookrunners and Co-lead Arrangers for the first stage, and JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse acted as Joint Bookrunners and Co-lead Arrangers for the second stage.
Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch acted as joint sponsors, jointed global coordinators, joint bookrunners and joint lead managers; CCB International Capital Limited and Haitong International Securities Company Limited acted as joint bookrunners and joint lead managers; and KKR Capital Markets LLC acted as a co-lead manager.
Hong Kong, China, Nov 8, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - The world's largest monosodium glutamate ("MSG") and xanthan gum producer, Fufeng Group Limited (HKG:0546)("Fufeng" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 546) today announces the Company has entered into a Subscription Agreement, pursuant to which the Joint Bookrunners have agreed to subscribe and pay for, or to procure subscribers to subscribe and pay for, the Firm Bonds to be issued by the Company in an initial aggregate principal amount of RMB975 million (equivalent to approximately US$160 million) USD Settled 3.