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  • Kenya and Sibanye put roar back in Africa

    The African loan market has hit 2017 on the front foot, with bankers heralding the support shown for Kenya and Sibanye deals as testament to gathering confidence in the region — but only for the right credits.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Wait is over: Kenya mandates for international loan

    Kenya has mandated four banks to arrange internationally syndicated loans of as much as $800m, ending a restless wait for competing lenders.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Sibanye seeks fast commitments for Stillwater loan

    Sibanye Gold, the South African gold producer, has set a date for bank commitments as it targets a quick turnaround on a loan backing its acquisition of US palladium miner Stillwater.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • ICBC targets EMEA loans impact with London hire

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has bolstered its loan syndication and sales effort in London with a hire as the bank looks to establish a stronger foothold in the Europe, Middle East and Africa market.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Banks poised for $1bn Kenyan loan mandate

    Loan bankers have been waiting on tenterhooks for Kenya to reveal a mandate for deals totalling as much as $1bn, with the country’s government having originally been set to make the announcement this week.

    • 11 Jan 2017

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  • Life Healthcare trims rights issue by $130m

    Shares in Life Healthcare Group Holdings, one of South Africa’s largest private hospital operators, closed 2.5% higher on Monday after it said late on Friday that its rights issue would be R1.7bn ($130m) smaller than planned.

    • 23 Jan 2017
  • Life Healthcare to bring $750m rights issue for UK acquisition

    Shares in Life Healthcare, one of South Africa’s leading private hospital operators, rose 1.5% on Tuesday after it said it would raise R10.7bn ($756m) in a rights issue to reduce its leverage after buying Alliance Medical Group, the UK provider of diagnostic imaging services.

    • 20 Dec 2016
  • Rich block menu with Ascential, Playtech, MTN before Italy vote

    The busy equity block trade action in Europe since the US election has continued into its third week, though market participants are beginning to brace for the outcome of the Italian referendum on Sunday.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • First block trade in MTN stock for six years sells fast and tightly

    MTN Zakhele, a black economic empowerment scheme, has unwound its position in MTN Group, the South African mobile telecoms company, through the first block trade in the company’s shares for six years.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • Dometic, Safran star in block show, appetite for primaries too

    The busy equity block trade action, widely predicted by ECM bankers when the US presidential election produced a bounce in share prices, has continued this week with a string of sales totalling over $1.5bn.

    • 24 Nov 2016

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 Citi 8,013.43 23 16.84%
2 HSBC 4,701.26 20 9.88%
3 JPMorgan 3,857.21 16 8.10%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,334.38 12 7.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,101.20 11 4.41%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 4,834.97 9 26.30%
2 HSBC 2,099.00 3 11.42%
3 JPMorgan 1,822.71 6 9.91%
4 Itau BBA 1,734.46 3 9.43%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,721.53 3 9.36%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 1,686.73 4 20.64%
2 Barclays 1,565.71 3 19.16%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 788.06 1 9.65%
4 HSBC 649.40 3 7.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 578.36 2 7.08%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 4,163.05 29 12.31%
2 ING 3,184.83 25 9.41%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,911.64 17 8.61%
4 Citi 2,741.75 18 8.11%
5 HSBC 1,822.32 18 5.39%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jan 2017
1 State Bank of India 262.46 3 12.40%
1 Citi 262.46 3 12.40%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 242.57 3 11.46%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 191.19 2 9.03%
4 DBS 191.19 2 9.03%