• 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
  • Alfa Financial’s £254m IPO wows investors with 'unique' software

    Alfa Financial Software has completed one of this year’s hit IPOs, which was priced at the top of its range. “Pretty well every respectable investor who thinks about technology, either as a generalist or a specialist, wanted to own it,” said a banker on the deal.

    • 26 May 2017
  • Blockbusting equity market buys into blossoming Europe

    Pricing in Europe's equity block trade market has tightened markedly, following large inflows of funds into European equities in the weeks since the first round of the French election, as investors queue up for more exposure to a continent primed for growth and now largely free of political risk, writes Aidan Gregory.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Block market party powers on with Koç, OSB, Fever-Tree trades

    On Wednesday night, the vibrant trading in the equity blocks market continued with several large deals from Turkey and the UK.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Second Hella block this year priced at 1.6% discount

    On Tuesday night, the Hueck family, which controls Hella Hueck & Co, sold a 2% stake in the company at a very slim discount.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Blocks market robust as Hella, Konecranes, Kion are priced at tight discounts

    The momentum in the equity block trade market is evident this week, as several large trades have been priced at extremely tight discounts. The drought of equity-linked deals also ended this week, with a zero coupon note issued by a Danish hearing equipment maker.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Medicover trades up 17% on debut as Nordic IPOs shine

    Shares in Medicover, the Swedish diagnostic services provider, closed 17% higher on their trading debut on Tuesday after the company finished its Skr2bn (€207m) IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, having priced the deal at the mid-point of its range.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Goldman Sachs leads Kion Group, Just Eat block trades

    On Monday night, Kion Group, the German forklift truck maker, completed a €602m capital increase to refinance its acquisition of Dematic, a specialist automation company, through an accelerated bookbuild led by Goldman Sachs.

    • 23 May 2017
  • NLB sells Istrabenz stake before IPO

    Nova Ljubljanska Banka, Slovenia's largest bank, has sold its entire 13.1% stake in Istrabenz, the conglomerate, ahead of NLB's long awaited reprivatisation, according to a regulatory filing on Monday.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Boozt's IPO covered throughout its range

    The Skr1.4bn (€143m) IPO of Boozt, the Nordic online fashion retailer, was this week covered at its maximum size throughout its price range.

    • 22 May 2017


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Bookrunners of Global ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 01 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 20,087.96 133 7.21%
2 Goldman Sachs 19,181.43 111 6.89%
3 Citi 15,347.24 125 5.51%
4 Morgan Stanley 14,249.61 125 5.11%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,495.11 110 4.84%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%