Latest EMEA ABBs/Block Trades news

  • Metalloinvest exits Norilsk Nickel via $400m block

    An otherwise quiet week for block trades was interrupted on Thursday night with a large selldown of shares in Norilsk Nickel, the Russian nickel and palladium mining company, by Metalloinvest, the steel maker and miner.

    • 21 Jul 2017
  • Ivanhoé Cambridge offloads most of its Gecina rights via tail swallow block trade

    Ivanhoé Cambridge, the Canadian real estate company that is the largest shareholder in Gecina, has sold 87% of its allocation of rights in the French property group's €1bn rights issue, through a block trade on Tuesday night.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • BNP Paribas hires equity blocks rainmaker

    BNP Paribas’s drive to strengthen its EMEA equity capital markets business under Andreas Bernstorff, who took over as its head in January, has taken another step with what should be two important hires, while two managing directors are leaving the team.

    • 11 Jul 2017
  • TUI exits Hapag-Lloyd for €250m

    TUI, the German travel and tourism company, has sold the last of its shares in Hapag-Lloyd, the shipping company that was floated on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in November 2015, through an accelerated bookbuild priced flat to the closing price.

    • 10 Jul 2017
  • Deutz dives 13% after AB Volvo sells its stake

    AB Volvo, the Swedish maker of trucks and buses, has sold its entire stake in Deutz, the German maker of diesel engines, for €196m, through an accelerated bookbuild on Thursday night.

    • 07 Jul 2017
  • AB Volvo picks Deutsche Bank to lead €225m clean-up block trade in Deutz

    On Thursday evening, AB Volvo, the Swedish maker of trucks and buses, launched the sale of its whole stake in Deutz, the German independent manufacturer of diesel engines, through an accelerated bookbuild.

    • 06 Jul 2017
  • Derichebourg family sells 2% stake at top

    On Monday night, the first equity block trade of the week in Europe came in the form of a sale of a 2% stake in Derichebourg, the French rubbish collection, recycling and outsourcing group that has a €1.2bn market cap, by the controlling family.

    • 03 Jul 2017
  • Playtech founder sells down “last” block

    An overnight sell down in Playtech, the UK gaming software maker, on Monday raised £337.3m for its founder, in what was seen as his exit from the company.

    • 29 Jun 2017
  • Soitec owners sell €124m block after 100% rally

    Three shareholders in French electronics firm Soitec pocketed €124m from an overnight equity block trade on Tuesday, which came on the heels of a 100% rally in the stock since the start of the year.

    • 28 Jun 2017
  • TBC Bank exit raises £43m for SocGen

    Société Générale raised £42.8m by selling its last shares in TBC Bank Group, the London-listed Georgian lender, on Tuesday night, after pricing the shares at a 6.6% discount.

    • 28 Jun 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 25,385.87 103 7.10%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,023.57 59 6.16%
4 BNP Paribas 18,766.65 109 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,157.63 105 5.08%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%