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Primary debt poll 2007: Best by currency

Funding officials at the largest 250 borrowers on the global debt capital markets were asked to rate their top three preferred banks in one of three categories: services to clients, major currency sectors, and by product type.

By limiting the polling to this group, Euromoney has sought to gather the opinions of issuers that, through their volume of issuance, are covered by a large group of banks. They issue frequently, and are best placed to judge the relevant merits of different lead managers. Full methodology

$ issues
2007 2006 Bank Score
1 5 JPMorgan 176
2 4 Goldman Sachs 153
3 3 Merrill Lynch 149
4= 1 Citi 131
4= 2 Morgan Stanley 131
Sterling issues
2007 2006 Bank Score
1 1 Barclays Capital 247
2 2 Royal Bank of Scotland 138
3 3 HSBC 129
4 4 UBS 60
5 5= BNP Paribas 46
Euro issues
2007 2006 Bank Score
1 3 UBS 187
2 1 Deutsche Bank 163
3= 2 BNP Paribas 99
3= 4 Barclays Capital 99
5 6 ABN Amro 89
Yen issues
2007 2006 Bank Score
1 1 Nomura Securities 98
2= 5 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 78
2= 4 Daiwa Securities 78
4 2 Mizuho Financial Group 75
5 3 Citi 64
Non-core currencies
2007 2006 Bank Score
1 3 RBC Capital Markets 115
2 1 TD Securities 106
3 4 UBS 95
4 10 Merrill Lynch 62

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