Latest EMEA equity capital markets news

  • Metro Bank, Biffa break blocks drought with good trades

    After a lull last week when many companies were in closed periods ahead of results, the equity block trades market is more vibrant this week, with several significant trades so far, including a successful capital increase for Metro Bank.

    • 11:00 AM
  • Beijing Enterprises plans HK$1.3bn open offer

    Beijing Enterprises Clean Energy Group is preparing a HK$1.33bn ($170.3m) open offer to fund development projects and acquisitions of clean energy-related companies.

    • 08:30 AM
  • Neepco, MSTC IPOs: third time’s the charm

    India is once again hiring banks for the IPOs of North Eastern Electric Power Corp (Neepco) and MSTC, after the first two requests for proposals ended up nowhere.

    • 08:15 AM
  • Metro Bank raises £278m as it heads for first annual profit

    On Tuesday evening, Metro Bank, the UK challenger bank, completed a 9.9% capital increase, after announcing its fourth consecutive quarterly profit.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Arena Events closes up 4.5% after £60m AIM IPO

    Shares in Arena Events Group, the UK supplier of temporary structures to festivals and sporting events such as Wimbledon and Glastonbury, closed 4.5% above their IPO price on Tuesday after the company made its debut on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Hannam adds two veteran resources analysts

    Hannam & Partners, the investment banking boutique founded by Ian Hannam, has hired two experienced equity analysts, to cover mining and oil and gas.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Strix Group heads for £190m IPO on AIM

    Strix Group, the Isle of Man-based designer and maker of kettle safety controls, plans to raise £190m through an IPO on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Cochin Shipyard seeks $228m from India debut

    Indian government-owned Cochin Shipyard is set to start bookbuilding next week for its Rp14.7bn ($228.2m) IPO.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • India’s free float flexibility is fraught with danger

    The Indian government has given itself another year to meet free float requirements on listed state-owned firms, despite having had since 2014 to wind down its positions. The move illustrates a lax attitude in both the public and private sectors around liquidity and public shareholding levels — an issue that must be remedied.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • First Biffa block trade clears at 4.8% discount

    On Monday night, Avenue Group, Bain Capital and Barings brought the first block sale of shares in Biffa, the UK waste disposal company, since its troubled IPO in October 2016.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Sunac bags HK$4bn from opportunistic placement

    Sunac China Holdings has raised HK$4.03bn ($516.2m) from a top-up placement, taking advantage of its recent media focus and skyrocketing share value to bag a deal, according to a source close to the situation.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • BNY Mellon names Giglio to head Apac DR

    Francis Giglio has been promoted to Asia Pacific head of depositary receipts at BNY Mellon, replacing Neil Atkinson who will transfer to London.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • CLSA, BOCI reshuffle top ECM syndicate ranks

    Citic CLSA Securities has brought in Steve Lam to helm its equity syndicate team, while also naming Nathan McMurtray to lead its charge into the equity-linked market.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Irico Group preps $296m H-share private placement

    The board of directors of Irico Group New Energy Corp has approved an H-share placement of up to Rmb2bn ($296.3m) to help fund some photovoltaic glass projects.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Tikehau Capital bags €702m to grow AUM

    Tikehau Capital, the French alternative asset manager, has raised €702m to accelerate its development, after its rights issue attracted substantial oversubscription by new and existing shareholders.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • Tissue Regenix raises £40m at 16.6% discount

    Tissue Regenix Group, the UK regenerative medical technology company owned by IP Group, has issued £40m of shares to finance its acquisition of CellRight Technologies in the US.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • HK regulator rejects AMTD Strategic Capital’s IPO plan

    Hong Kong’s market regulator has turned down AMTD Strategic Capital Group’s application to list on the city’s stock exchange.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • DC Holdings tees up HK$1.45bn rights issue

    Digital China Holdings is preparing to raise up to HK$1.45bn ($185.8m) from a rights issue to help fund investment in big data analysis in the healthcare industry.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • SIS aims for $121m in debut share sale

    Securities and Intelligence Services plans to raise Rp7.8bn ($121m) from its IPO in India, with bookbuilding expected to kick off next Monday.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • Landis & Gyr sneaks over issue price after largest Swiss IPO since 2015

    Shares in Landis & Gyr, the Swiss maker of energy meters, closed 0.5% higher on their debut Friday, after a dip in morning trading, after the company priced its IPO at Sfr78, above the middle of the Sfr70-Sfr82 initial range.

    • 21 Jul 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Citi 253,106.92 930 8.89%
2 JPMorgan 230,914.50 1036 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 221,389.46 762 7.78%
4 Goldman Sachs 171,499.26 554 6.03%
5 Barclays 169,046.60 646 5.94%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,488.13 59 8.47%
2 Citi 11,496.21 73 7.22%
3 UBS 11,302.86 45 7.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,864.95 59 6.82%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,434.21 54 6.55%