Latest EMEA IPO news

  • Medicover trades up 17% on debut as Nordic IPOs shine

    Shares in Medicover, the Swedish diagnostic services provider, closed 17% higher on their trading debut on Tuesday after the company finished its Skr2bn (€207m) IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm, having priced the deal at the mid-point of its range.

    • 23 May 2017
  • NLB sells Istrabenz stake before IPO

    Nova Ljubljanska Banka, Slovenia's largest bank, has sold its entire 13.1% stake in Istrabenz, the conglomerate, ahead of NLB's long awaited reprivatisation, according to a regulatory filing on Monday.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Boozt's IPO covered throughout its range

    The Skr1.4bn (€143m) IPO of Boozt, the Nordic online fashion retailer, was this week covered at its maximum size throughout its price range.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Munters sparkles on day one after Skr4bn IPO

    Shares in Munters, the Swedish climate control systems group backed by Nordic Capital, traded as much as 26% above their offer price on Friday after they began trading on Nasdaq Stockholm after its Skr4bn (€422m) IPO.

    • 19 May 2017
  • Trump trashes primary market party

    What, on Wednesday, seemed to be primary capital markets gung-ho for any deal imaginable by Thursday looked more like a market on the skids as concerns intensified over the endless controversies dogging US president Donald Trump’s administration.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Digi loses IPO pop as CEO is investigated

    Shares in Digi Communications, the recently listed Romanian telecoms and media group, closed below its IPO price on Thursday, after it confirmed on Wednesday that its CEO Serghei Bulgac had been included in a bribery and money laundering investigation that had already involved two senior executives and a former CEO.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Barclays’ Halperin returns to US

    Steven Halperin, co-head of EMEA equity capital markets at Barclays Capital, is leaving that job and will return to the US, to a different role at Barclays. He is already spending more of his time in the US.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Slovenia starts privatisation of Nova Ljubljanska at last

    Slovenian Sovereign Holdings (SSH), which manages Slovenian state assets, has begun the privatisation of Nova Ljubljanska Banka, the country’s largest bank, having published an intention to float document on Monday morning.

    • 15 May 2017
  • Turkey’s Global Ports floats in London with retail help

    Global Ports Holding, the Turkish company that owns 15 ports in the Mediterranean and further afield, has priced its London IPO just above the bottom of the range, achieving a £465m market capitalisation. The shares are trading up about 1.75%.

    • 12 May 2017
  • Digi’s Romanian IPO a blowout despite bribery investigation

    Digi Communications, the fast-growing Romanian telecoms and media group, has successfully completed a €190m IPO, the first from the country this year, despite being hit during the bookbuild by news that some of its senior executives were being investigated for bribery and money laundering, and the fact that voting rights remain controlled by the founder.

    • 11 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%