Latest EMEA ABBs/Block Trades news

  • Colony Capital sells final Edenred stake after off-market placement

    Shares in French voucher provider Edenred closed 1.6% lower on Friday after Colday, a vehicle for Colony Capital, turned to the blocks market on Thursday evening to sell a residual 5.7% of the company.

    • 20 Jan 2017
  • Hail of smallish block trades enlivens ECM

    Despite corporate close periods limiting the scope for equity block trades this week, a fistful of sellers came to the market this week, many of them to sell stocks that floated last year.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Swedish Match launches second Scandinavian Tobacco Group ABB

    Swedish Match is selling a 9% stake in Scandinavian Tobacco Group, the Copenhagen-listed cigar and pipe tobacco producer, this evening (Wednesday) though an accelerated bookbuild led by Deutsche Bank and Nordea.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Appetite for Russia returns as top banks launch Detsky Mir IPO

    The thaw in Western equity investors' and banks' sentiment towards Russia continued this week as Detsky Mir, the toy retailer, announced plans for the first Russian IPO of 2017, to be led by an array of bulge bracket investment banks.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Banks pounce to sell £39m of Forterra on Friday night

    Lone Star has made its first sale of stock in Forterra, the UK brickmaker, since its IPO last April. The block trade was doubly unusual, in being done on Friday evening and not being led by the IPO bookrunners.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Blocks pace quickens as Dutch state sells €452m chunk of ASR

    The acceleration of equity block trading in Europe continued on Thursday evening, when NLFI, the organisation that manages investments for the Dutch government, launched the sale of a 13.6% stake in ASR Nederland, the insurer nationalised during the financial crisis.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • France enlarges Engie block to €1.1bn and prices it well

    Shares of Engie, the power and gas company, traded solidly on Wednesday and Thursday after the French government's block trade in the stock on Tuesday night won strong demand, enabling the lead managers to increase it by 10% and price above the bottom of the marketed range.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • France energises EMEA ECM with €1.1bn Engie block

    With most senior bankers and investors now back from holidays, equity capital markets in EMEA have burst into life this week, with the launch of two large capital increases and a sizeable state block trade in Engie.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Arle Capital Partners exits Technogym in €100m ABB

    Arle Capital Partners has sold its remaining stake in Technogym, the Italian fitness equipment maker founded by Nerio Alessandri, for €100m, through an accelerated bookbuild that was covered in half an hour.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • Parques Reunidos the only block but bankers expect more soon

    Equity block trading in Emea reopened on Wednesday evening with a €114m sale of stock in Parques Reunidos, the Spanish leisure park operator that was one of the poorly performing IPOs of last year. But surprisingly, other deals have not appeared.

    • 05 Jan 2017

ABBs/Block Trades news archive

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,941.13 111 8.93%
2 Barclays 31,588.47 86 7.85%
3 JPMorgan 27,799.55 107 6.91%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,706.86 75 6.88%
5 HSBC 21,949.38 82 5.45%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%