Wave of rights issues to set new direction for markets

A spate of rights issues — with Eu7bn anticipated in the next few months — will mark the next phase in the cycle of the equity markets as European companies go on the acquisition trail.

  • 02 Sep 2005

The arrival of issues from heavyweight firms such as France Télécom, tour operator Tui, French utility Suez and Irish telecommunications firm Eircom underline the return of corporate confidence.

Companies are looking at how they can grow rather than how to consolidate or restructure their balance ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 284,259.14 1099 8.15%
2 JPMorgan 274,379.00 1197 7.86%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 256,326.55 870 7.34%
4 Barclays 213,412.52 794 6.12%
5 Goldman Sachs 189,725.03 618 5.44%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 37,254.87 159 6.65%
2 JPMorgan 34,910.99 67 6.23%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 30,385.52 114 5.42%
4 UniCredit 29,801.83 136 5.32%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 27,998.53 136 5.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11,341.25 47 8.91%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,781.24 51 8.47%
3 Citi 9,134.57 51 7.18%
4 UBS 6,926.98 27 5.44%
5 Deutsche Bank 6,503.91 44 5.11%