ECM expect more anchors and cornerstones in blocks

By Sam Kerr
06 Mar 2019

The EMEA equity blocks market continues to be driven by fundamental interest in specific stocks and bankers and investors expect more trades where a single investor supports the deal by taking a large proportion of the stock.

Along with more investors anchoring trades, sources expect to see more cornerstone interest.

Anchors and cornerstones play similar roles in equity capital markets trades, but there is a difference between the two.

While an anchor investor will buy a large proportion of shares in a trade, it ...

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