Latest EMEA ABBs/Block Trades news

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Permira exits Telepizza in €52m ABB, way below float price

    Permira has offloaded the rest of its shares in Telepizza, the Spanish pizza delivery company, just over a year after the company’s troubled €550m IPO in April 2016.

    • 19 May 2017
  • Suez raises €750m via block and clawback for GE Water takeover

    Suez Environnement, the French water and waste company, launched a €750m capital increase this week, to partly finance its €2.55bn contribution to the takeover of GE Water, in partnership with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Game still on for ECM blocks despite Trump sell-off

    Stockmarkets in the US and Europe faltered this week due to the FBI controversy embroiling President Trump. Yet the EMEA equity block trades market has been ferocious, with 20 deals, and bankers are relaxed about the threat of a market correction.

    • 18 May 2017
  • PAI Partners launches clean-up Kaufman & Broad block

    The momentum in the equity block trade market this week continued on Wednesday night, despite US markets faltering due to the FBI controversy embroiling Donald Trump, with the sale of 16.5% of French home builder Kaufman & Broad by PAI Partners.

    • 17 May 2017
  • GIC, Bain, CVC light up equity blocks market

    There has been an explosion of equity block trades in Europe this week, led by a sovereign wealth fund, plus several new capital deals. The IPO market is also busy, with several new deals launched.

    • 17 May 2017

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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%