Latest EMEA equity capital markets news

  • Aroundtown pockets €450m of equity to grow its portfolio

    Aroundtown, the German commercial property company, raised €450m of growth capital on Thursday night in a share sale led by Goldman Sachs, Berenberg and Deutsche Bank.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • Goldman, Morgan Stanley lead Cabot Credit flotation

    Cabot Credit Management, the biggest debt collector in the UK, launched its highly anticipated IPO on Friday, adding its name to the already vibrant list of companies preparing to go public in London this autumn.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • TissueGene rakes in W202bn from 300x subscribed IPO

    Pharmaceutical firm TissueGene has raised W202.5bn ($178.9m) after pricing its IPO on South Korea’s second board at the top of guidance, according to a banker close to the deal.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • Manulife US Reit seals rights issue for New Jersey acquisition

    Manulife US Real Estate Investment Trust has raised $208m to fund the acquisition of a Jersey City property after investors poured into its rights issue, according to a filing on Thursday.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • Vietnam’s largest IPO sees investors rush in

    The order books for Vincom Retail’s record-breaking IPO in Vietnam will close a day early. The D15.4tr ($677.9m) listing has already attracted heavy demand.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • Rise above: Latest China listing in US pierces guidance

    China-based Rise Education has wrapped up a Nasdaq IPO worth $159.5m after pricing the stock above the initial guidance range, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • RHB taps Barclays banker to run Asia ECM

    Malaysia’s RHB Bank has hired Ankur Khandelwal from Barclays to head its Asia ECM unit, according to sources close to the matter.

    • 20 Oct 2017
  • Fears rise for FICC after Wall Street disappoints

    Expectations for third quarter earnings at Europe’s investment banks have taken a knock, following a disappointing round of US bank earnings that saw trading performance remain muted. European banks may also be losing market share in trading, and any poor performance will be compounded by the strong euro.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Barclays beefs up in UK M&A

    Barclays has beefed up the senior management of its UK mergers and acquisitions business, as part of a plan to boost its market share across Europe.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Second time lucky for Varta as it soars by 15% on day one

    Shares in Varta, the German maker of micro-batteries for hearing aids and wireless headphones, closed 15% higher on Thursday after the company priced its €203m Frankfurt IPO at the top of the range.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Aedas Homes prices €664m IPO despite Catalonia worries

    The IPO of Aedas Homes, the Spanish home builder, has been priced at €31.65, the bottom of the €31.65 to €33.15 initial range, after receiving orders from almost 100 investors.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • SEC names head of trading and markets

    The SEC has hired a former JP Morgan market structure specialist to run the agency’s trading and markets division.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Sweet success: Qudian rings in $900m from red-hot IPO

    Qudian priced its $900m US float above the initial range this week, then soared as much as 48% on its debut, underscoring investors’ ravenous appetite for Chinese fintech stocks.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • US on a roll as Chinese firms eye deals bonanza

    Baidu has picked banks to list its video streaming arm in the US, as a host of Chinese issuers stormed into Wall Street this week for their IPOs.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • China Literature steals attention for IPO with tech page-turner

    China Literature, the e-book subsidiary of Chinese tech firm Tencent, is on track for a red-hot IPO after shadow orders immediately flooded in during pre-marketing. Some smaller companies have already delayed their IPOs to avoid being eclipsed by a deal that looks sure to dominate discussion in the coming weeks. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • LSE's Rolet to step down by late 2018

    The CEO of London Stock Exchange Group, Xavier Rolet, will leave the company by the end of December next year, it was revealed in a statement on Thursday.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Former RBS head of HY back as hedge fund investor

    Millenium Management has appointed a co-manager of its European Credit Fund, who was once head of European high yield syndicate at Royal Bank of Scotland.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • SGX inks dual-listing pact with Nasdaq

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) is stepping up its efforts to attract new listings by partnering with Nasdaq, as Asian issuers increasingly look to tap global investors.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Fresh talks on Emissions Trading System in next fortnight

    EU politicians are determined to reach agreement on reforming the EU Emissions Trading System — which has so far eluded them — before the COP 23 meeting in November, and a fresh round of talks will be set up in the next couple of weeks.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • RWS raises £185m to fund Moravia takeover

    Shares in RWS Holdings, the UK translation company, closed 14.6% lower on Wednesday after it raised £185m, 19% of its share capital, through a daytime capital increase to partly finance its $320m acquisition of Moravia, the Czech provider of technology-enabled translation and localisation services.

    • 18 Oct 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 358,291.38 1348 9.06%
2 JPMorgan 320,704.66 1461 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 318,128.31 1104 8.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 236,643.87 789 5.98%
5 Barclays 231,197.41 895 5.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,591.50 163 6.58%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,293.84 117 6.53%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,293.04 95 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,578.61 168 5.25%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.56%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,745.92 80 8.86%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.32%
3 Citi 15,946.50 94 7.15%
4 UBS 15,487.17 60 6.95%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,053.61 76 6.30%