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  • Steinhoff makes itself comfortable in euros

    Steinhoff Europe made its debut in senior euro corporate bond markets on Monday and was the only issuer to offer investors a transaction on the day. The €750m 7.5 year deal followed a European roadshow last week.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • BOAD offers rare IG African 10 year to good reception

    Investors jumped at the chance to buy rare longer dated investment grade African risk on Thursday enabling Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) to raise $850m with a 10 year benchmark on Thursday.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • IMF crutch under scrutiny as Ghana sells-off

    Investors dumped Ghana's Eurobonds this week after the future of its relationship with the International Monetary Fund was thrown into doubt. The confusion has been unhelpful to a country which has historically had difficult relationships with international markets, though it did point to the over-reliance of some investors on an IMF anchor, writes Virginia Furness.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • BOAD offers rare IG African 10 year

    Banque Ouest Africaine de Developpement (BOAD) offered investors a rare chance to buy longer dated investment grade African risk with a new 10 year benchmark on Thursday.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Appetite for EM risk dwindles

    With a few weeks to go before asset managers begin their annual pilgrimage to the globe's beachfronts, the last few borrowers are slipping into the primary market before liquidity evaporates in the summer heat. Nostrum’s trade this week provided evidence of the slowdown in demand for risker credits.

    • 19 Jul 2017

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  • Fairfax aids Atlas Mara as UBN rights looms

    Atlas Mara, the London-listed company co-founded by Bob Diamond that invests in African financial services, announced a $200m equity capital raising on Wednesday, most of which will be taken up by Fairfax Africa Holdings Corp.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Sibanye Gold’s $1bn rights issue multiple times covered

    Sibanye Gold, one of the largest South African gold mining companies, has raised R13.5bn ($1bn) to refinance its acquisition of Stillwater in the US, after its rights issue was multiple times oversubscribed.

    • 12 Jun 2017
  • Second Barclays Africa ABB flies, grows to $2.9bn

    Barclays has sold more than half its stake in Barclays Africa, its separately listed South African subsidiary formerly known as Absa Bank, through a huge R37.7bn ($2.9bn) block trade on Wednesday night that was covered in 45 minutes.

    • 01 Jun 2017
  • CBs return with hit deals for spicy GN Store and Implats

    The drought of equity-linked bond issuance in EMEA has suddenly ended this week, with the launch of two deals in three days, by GN Store Nord, the Danish maker of hearing aids and audio devices, and Impala Platinum Holdings, the South African mining company.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Sibanye Gold brings R13.5bn rights offer for Stillwater acquisition

    A sell-off of shares in Sibanye Gold, one of the largest South African gold mining companies, entered its second day on Friday after the company unveiled terms for a highly dilutive R13.5bn ($1bn) rights issue on Thursday morning.

    • 19 May 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 42,407.89 189 10.32%
2 HSBC 38,494.81 214 9.37%
3 JPMorgan 35,781.02 156 8.71%
4 Deutsche Bank 20,507.70 77 4.99%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 19,506.54 127 4.75%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 14,063.16 33 16.64%
2 HSBC 10,846.35 25 12.83%
3 JPMorgan 9,933.95 33 11.75%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,392.21 26 8.75%
5 Santander 5,883.67 23 6.96%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 16,133.76 64 12.48%
2 Citi 15,638.40 57 12.09%
3 HSBC 10,280.54 49 7.95%
4 Deutsche Bank 7,770.04 19 6.01%
5 BNP Paribas 7,584.94 21 5.87%

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
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 ING 2,154.97 17 9.70%
2 UniCredit 1,729.43 12 7.79%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,618.73 14 7.29%
4 Commerzbank Group 1,172.97 10 5.28%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,155.31 8 5.20%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jul 2017
1 AXIS Bank 7,937.37 101 21.68%
2 Trust Investment Advisors 3,739.50 97 10.21%
3 ICICI Bank 2,762.47 77 7.54%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 2,702.28 30 7.38%
5 HDFC Bank 2,035.28 56 5.56%