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  • Agarwal doubles down on costly bid for Anglo influence

    Anil Agarwal, founder of mining group Vedanta Resources, has managed to surprise the stockmarket with the same trick twice. But as Jon Hay and Aidan Gregory write, his intentions in buying another £1.5bn of shares in Anglo American are anything but clear, and he is paying a high price for influence.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • South Africa shakes off macro worries with duo

    South Africa has printed a $2.5bn dual tranche bond that analysts said was attractive despite the country’s recent economic and political woes.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Sibanye Gold finishes Stillwater refinancing

    Sibanye Gold, the South African gold miner, took the final step towards refinancing its acquisition of US platinum miner Stillwater on Tuesday, when it issued a $450m convertible bond.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Millicom returns with 10 year to fund buy-back

    Millicom International Cellular has added to a growing corporate bond pipeline this week with a 10 year non-call five note, which will be combined with a buy-back.

    • 11 Sep 2017
  • Republic of Congo trades up on investor payout

    Republic of Congo’s 6% 2029s jumped nearly 10 cash points after restraining orders on the issuer’s trustee, which prevented payments reaching bondholders, were lifted.

    • 31 Aug 2017

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Latest Africa Loans news                 bonds | equity

  • Ghana Cocoa Board signs 25th facility

    Ghana Cocoa Board has signed its annual financing for its cocoa harvest at $1.3bn with 24 lenders, the 25th time the organisation has done the facility.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Puma's $425m pushes loan tenor to five years

    Puma Energy, the midstream and downstream oil company, has signed a five year loan that was oversubscribed by its relationship banks.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • FirstRand follows peers, taps Asia for $250m

    FirstRand Bank has begun syndication of a $250m loan, aimed at Asian lenders.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • Investec doubles loan to $600m

    South African bank Investec signed a $600m syndicated loan on Wednesday, double the initial launch amount, making it the second successful bank financing to come out of the country this month after Standard Bank’s $1bn loan.

    • 06 Sep 2017
  • Tanzania signs $500m syndicated loan

    Tanzania has signed a $500m loan with Credit Suisse and a syndicate of other banks, according to an official close to the deal.

    • 01 Sep 2017

Latest Africa Equity news                 bonds  |  loans

  • Agarwal doubles down on costly bid for Anglo influence

    Anil Agarwal, founder of mining group Vedanta Resources, has managed to surprise the stockmarket with the same trick twice. But as Jon Hay and Aidan Gregory write, his intentions in buying another £1.5bn of shares in Anglo American are anything but clear, and he is paying a high price for influence.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Steinhoff Africa Retail IPO a success, up 5% on day one

    Shares in Steinhoff Africa Retail, the African retail assets of Steinhoff International, rose 5% above their IPO price on Wednesday after the company made its debut on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Sibanye Gold finishes Stillwater refinancing

    Sibanye Gold, the South African gold miner, took the final step towards refinancing its acquisition of US platinum miner Stillwater on Tuesday, when it issued a $450m convertible bond.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Steinhoff Africa Retail finishes biggest ever South African IPO

    The IPO of Steinhoff Africa Retail, known as Star, the African discount store assets of Steinhoff International, has been priced at R20.50 a share, the midpoint of the initial R18 to R23 range.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Rush of blocks greets funds after Labor Day

    After the US public holiday on Monday restricted trading, the equity block trades market in EMEA reopened spectacularly this week, with a rush of large deals from across the region.

    • 05 Sep 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 50,853.38 238 9.90%
2 HSBC 48,047.54 277 9.35%
3 JPMorgan 43,868.08 200 8.54%
4 Deutsche Bank 25,498.22 104 4.96%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 23,239.35 165 4.52%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,203.89 42 15.38%
2 HSBC 13,628.00 31 12.94%
3 JPMorgan 13,340.17 45 12.66%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,682.00 34 9.19%
5 Santander 7,864.84 32 7.47%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,659.72 68 12.48%
2 JPMorgan 18,507.77 74 12.38%
3 HSBC 11,226.91 57 7.51%
4 BNP Paribas 9,609.48 28 6.43%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,255.29 24 6.19%

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 ING 2,729.06 23 8.82%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,301.01 20 7.44%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,180.06 9 7.05%
4 UniCredit 2,041.07 15 6.60%
5 Commerzbank Group 1,584.45 16 5.12%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 11,189.38 149 23.20%
2 ICICI Bank 4,948.73 126 10.26%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 4,576.74 126 9.49%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 3,424.15 36 7.10%
5 HDFC Bank 2,421.32 66 5.02%