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  • TSKB does good as equities go bad and Agrokor turns ugly

    While global equities appear to be tanking, emerging market bonds are once again on fire with inflows supporting propping up what seems a never ending bid, but as ever, idiosyncratic risks are playing a bum note on some deals.

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • South Africa plans investor update meetings

    South Africa will meet investors in London and the US next week after announcing plans to borrow up to $2bn in the international markets this year.

    • 21 Mar 2017
  • FQM prints equal biggest HY corporate bond from CEEMEA

    First Quantum Minerals raised $2.2bn for refinancing purposes on Thursday, in what was said to be the biggest corporate high yield bond issue from the CEEMEA region ever - though it was the same size as a VimpelCom deal in 2011.

    • 17 Mar 2017
  • Agarwal’s mando for Anglo stake-build puzzles ECM bankers

    A bold £2bn mandatorily exchangeable bond issue for Anil Agarwal, founder and chairman of Vedanta Resources, captured global headlines on Wednesday and Thursday as he used it to buy a stake of about 12% in Anglo American, the mining group.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • Ex-JPM banker to lead DCM at Standard Bank

    Standard Bank filled its vacant head of DCM post with a hire from JP Morgan after Megan McDonald was promoted to head of international investment banking last year.

    • 16 Mar 2017

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  • Banks in talks with Jindal for $760m restructuring

    India’s Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) is negotiating with lenders to extend maturities on syndicated and bilateral loans worth a total of about $760m, according to sources. With commodity prices having come out of last year’s lows, lenders are thawing to the sector but will continue to approach it with caution, writes Shruti Chaturvedi.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Kenya loans signed after confusion and delays

    Kenya finally launched an $800m loan into syndication after the appearance of another deal for the government delayed the process.

    • 17 Mar 2017
  • Nedbank launches $350m bullet into general

    South Africa’s Nedbank is dipping its toes into Asian liquidity for a $350m three year bullet that gives lenders the option of committing in dollars and euros.

    • 17 Mar 2017
  • Etisalat Nigeria to meet lenders over restructuring

    Etisalat Nigeria will meet with 13 local lenders this week to discuss its restructuring plans for a $1.2bn loan taken out in 2013, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

    • 13 Mar 2017
  • Moves made to settle fears over Kenya borrowing

    Confusion over two loans to Kenya, one of which was arranged by multilateral lender Trade and Development Bank (TDB), may have subsided as clarity over the structure of the deals emerged this week.

    • 20 Feb 2017

Latest Africa Equity news                 bonds  |  loans

  • Life Healthcare sets terms for R9bn rights issue

    Life Healthcare, the South African private hospitals group, has finalised the terms for the R9bn ($712m) rights issue it is carrying out to finance its acquisition of Alliance Medical Group, the UK medical imaging services provider.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Agarwal’s mando for Anglo stake-build puzzles ECM bankers

    A bold £2bn mandatorily exchangeable bond issue for Anil Agarwal, founder and chairman of Vedanta Resources, captured global headlines on Wednesday and Thursday as he used it to buy a stake of about 12% in Anglo American, the mining group.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • RB Platinum digs up R1.2bn with debut CB

    Royal Bafokeng Platinum raised R1.2bn ($92m) on Wednesday with its first convertible bond, as it ramps up its investment again after a recovery in the platinum price.

    • 08 Mar 2017
  • Investec Australia Property Fund begins R1.5bn rights offer to buy Sydney offices

    Investec Australia Property Fund, the Johannesburg-listed real estate investment trust focused on commercial property in Australia and New Zealand, set terms for its partially underwritten R1.5bn ($111m) rights issue on Tuesday. Investors marked the shares up 2.3% on the day.

    • 31 Jan 2017
  • 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

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 17,834.38 72 10.56%
2 Citi 16,648.84 65 9.86%
3 HSBC 14,502.17 79 8.59%
4 Deutsche Bank 10,659.15 37 6.31%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 8,423.03 47 4.99%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Citi 5,687.17 13 16.25%
2 JPMorgan 4,222.60 16 12.06%
3 HSBC 3,485.94 6 9.96%
4 Deutsche Bank 2,957.20 4 8.45%
5 Morgan Stanley 2,629.01 9 7.51%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 7,610.36 27 13.98%
2 Citi 6,685.06 20 12.28%
3 HSBC 4,539.92 22 8.34%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,547.08 9 6.52%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 3,538.08 13 6.50%

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
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 390.53 2 13.27%
2 UniCredit 321.12 2 10.91%
3 Raiffeisen Bank International AG 206.29 2 7.01%
3 ING 206.29 2 7.01%
3 Citi 206.29 2 7.01%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 08 Mar 2017
1 AXIS Bank 1,318.15 23 14.27%
2 Trust Investment Advisors 1,079.75 29 11.69%
3 ICICI Bank 773.60 21 8.37%
4 Citi 601.55 5 6.51%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 591.66 6 6.41%