The big picture: IPO, A Global Guide by Philippe Espinasse

It has become commonplace for long-serving ECM and investment bankers to move into the independent advisory field, as former UBS, Macquarie and Nomura executive Philippe Espinasse has done. But stopping off en route to write a comprehensive account of the IPO process is not for everyone. Nick Jacob spoke to the author to find out why he felt the need to write, who the book is aimed at and what banks could do better in the IPO process.

  • 28 Apr 2011

There is no shortage of books available about IPOs, but existing guides tend to be for specific audiences and limited in scope — for company management planning on going public, academic treatises, or limited guides to listing requirements. There are few comprehensive accounts of the entire process.

Philippe Espinasse, ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Citi 253,106.92 930 8.89%
2 JPMorgan 230,914.50 1036 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 221,389.46 762 7.78%
4 Goldman Sachs 171,499.26 554 6.03%
5 Barclays 169,046.60 646 5.94%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 13,488.13 59 8.47%
2 Citi 11,496.21 73 7.22%
3 UBS 11,302.86 45 7.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,864.95 59 6.82%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,434.21 54 6.55%