• Melrose pulls in £1.6bn for Nortek acquisition

    Melrose, the UK industrial buyouts specialist, completed its jumbo rights issue on Wednesday, raising £1.6bn to partly finance its reverse takeover of Nortek, a US air conditioning systems manufacturer.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • PPC prices its R4bn rights issue

    PPC, the largest listed cement producer in South Africa, has set terms for its R4bn ($280m) rights issue after the deal was almost unanimously approved by shareholders at the start of August.

    • 24 Aug 2016
  • SPAR Black Empowerment Trusts sell 3.8% of Spar for R1.5bn

    SPAR BBBEE Retailer Employee Trust and the SPAR BBBEE Employee Trust, have sold 3.8% of Spar Group, the South African supermarket chain, for R1.5bn ($108m) via an accelerated bookbuild that unwound a black economic empowerment scheme set up in 2009.

    • 24 Aug 2016
  • América Móvil finishes Telekom Austria sell-down

    América Móvil, the Mexican telecoms group controlled by Carlos Slim, has reduced its stake in Austrian communications provider Telekom Austria by 0.89%, in a trade that fulfils a promise made to the Austrian government two years ago to reduce its stake in the company to no more than 51%.

    • 23 Aug 2016
  • Oberbank contemplates €100m rights issue as profits grow

    Oberbank, the Austrian regional lender, is considering a €100m rights issue in the fourth quarter to strengthen its balance sheet and finance its plans for expansion and earnings growth, the company said this week.

    • 23 Aug 2016


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  • LSE and Deutsche Börse submit merger to regulators

    The London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Börse have submitted their merger plans to European competition regulators, in the hopes of wrapping up the deal in the first half of 2017.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • Banks and exchanges power up in blockchain

    Blockchain initiatives in financial markets came to the fore this week, with a group of banks teaming up to apply the technology to making payments and settling transactions, while a survey of 25 financial exchanges found that most of them are testing distributed ledger technology.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • Langley retires from Barclays

    John Langley, who heads global financing and risk solutions at Barclays, the division covering DCM, ECM, leveraged finance and risk solutions, is retiring from the industry. He has been with Barclays for 10 years, and the industry for 26.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • Fisch boosts its convertibles desk with two key hires

    Fisch Asset management, the boutique asset manager, has made a pair of appointments in its convertible bond team.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • Corrected: Deutsche sees departure from ECM team

    Hemant Sabherwal, a Hong Kong-based director of equity capital markets at Deutsche Bank, has left the German lender.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • Who will back UK corporate finance in post-Brexit world?

    The Brexit vote has damaged banks’ UK hiring plans and left their revenue projections in tatters, but the country’s status as Europe’s biggest fee pool will remain intact, writes David Rothnie.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • SFC raps Morgan Stanley for internal control failures

    The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has reprimanded Morgan Stanley Hong Kong Securities over internal control failures, slapping a fine of HK$18.5m ($2.4m) on the US bank.

    • 25 Aug 2016
  • UBS builds team for blockchain settlement project

    UBS and three other banks are working together to apply blockchain technology to making payments and settling transactions in financial markets.

    • 24 Aug 2016

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Bookrunners of Global ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 32,085.31 195 7.47%
2 Goldman Sachs 28,763.19 165 6.70%
3 Morgan Stanley 26,921.44 158 6.27%
4 Citi 22,195.55 141 5.17%
5 Deutsche Bank 21,521.43 103 5.01%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 9,747.52 55 9.59%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,816.07 50 8.67%
3 Citi 6,911.91 36 6.80%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,504.18 35 6.40%
5 UBS 6,126.84 31 6.03%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 243,624.78 967 8.68%
2 Citi 218,715.75 783 7.79%
3 Barclays 205,766.70 643 7.33%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 202,029.46 695 7.19%
5 HSBC 173,256.62 692 6.17%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 BNP Paribas 23,543.21 101 6.75%
2 UniCredit 23,360.96 107 6.69%
3 JPMorgan 23,076.45 41 6.61%
4 HSBC 19,192.10 94 5.50%
5 ING 16,697.84 101 4.78%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 9,747.52 55 9.59%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,816.07 50 8.67%
3 Citi 6,911.91 36 6.80%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,504.18 35 6.40%
5 UBS 6,126.84 31 6.03%