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Best First Nine Months for IB Fees Since 2007

Estimated fees generated from Investment Banking activities reached US$76.1 billion during the first nine months of 2017, a 14% increase compared to a year ago and a ten-year high for IB fees. The Americas captured the largest regional share of the global fee pool, accumulating US$38.0 billion, or 50% of overall fees. Estimated fees in Japan totaled $4.1 billion, the highest dollar amount since records began in 2000. European Investment Banking activities generated US$17.5 billion in estimated fees, a 19% uptick compared to a year ago and the strongest period for the region since 2014.

Investment banking activity in the financials, energy & power, industrials and technology sectors accounted for 58% of the global fee pool
during full year 2016. JP Morgan topped the fee rankings in six sectors during the year, with double-digit wallet-share in the healthcare and
telecom sectors. Fees from deal making in the government & agencies sector increased 29% compared to a year ago with JP Morgan
commanding 4.5% of all fees booked in the sector during full year 2016. Healthcare and retail fees registered the steepest percentage
declines this year down 34% and 24% respectively.Fees for global Investment Banking services, from M&A advisory to capital markets underwriting, totaled US$85.0 billion during full year 2016, a 7% decrease over last year at this time and the slowest annual period for fees since 2013. Fees in the Americas totaled US$44.9 billion, down 10% compared to a year ago while fees in Europe decreased 12% and fees in Japan decreased 7%. Fees in Asia Pacific increased 10% compared to a year ago, while fees in Middle East/Africa decreased 3% compared to full year 2015 levels. Fees for global Investment Banking services, from M&A advisory to capital markets underwriting, totaled US$85.0 billion during full year
2016, a 7% decrease over last year at this time and the slowest annual period for fees since 2013. Fees in the Americas totaled US$44.9
billion, down 10% compared to a year ago while fees in Europe decreased 12% and fees in Japan decreased 7%. Fees in Asia Pacific
increased 10% compared to a year ago, while fees in Middle East/Africa decreased 3% compared to full year 2015 levels. Fees for global Investment Banking services, from M&A advisory to capital markets underwriting, totaled US$85.0 billion during full year
2016, a 7% decrease over last year at this time and the slowest annual period for fees since 2013. Fees in the Americas totaled US$44.9
billion, down 10% compared to a year ago while fees in Europe decreased 12% and fees in Japan decreased 7%. Fees in Asia Pacific
increased 10% compared to a year ago, while fees in Middle East/Africa decreased 3% compared to full year 2015 levels. 

Fees generated from Financials-related transactions reached US$23.2 billion during the first nine months of the year, up 27% compared to a year ago. Government Agencies registered a 29% uptick in imputed fees, totaling US$4.9 billion. Similarly, estimated fees generated by Consumer Products and Telecommunications transactions increased by 33% and 37%, respectively, compared to last year. JP Morgan took the top spot in the six largest industries by IB fees: Financials, Energy & Power, Industrials, Technology, Government & Agencies, and Healthcare.