Fatigued equity investors set to be more selective

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By Sam Kerr
27 Jul 2020

Equity capital markets have been relentless since the first coronavirus rescue issues in the spring. There is no let-up, with several large deals announced in the past fortnight and scheduled to be priced in August. However, bankers are worried that tired investors are near breaking point.

Supply volume in EMEA has been about 32% higher than over the same period in 2019. Most of that came during the height of the first wave of the pandemic in Europe, as companies tried to fix balance sheets or raise capital to fund M&A, to take advantage ...

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