• NN and SSP blocks sell well in weak market

    Tuesday night’s two substantial block trades, in Dutch insurer NN Group and SSP, the UK catering company, both went well despite softness in equity markets before and during the trades.

    • 27 May 2015
  • ING sells another €1.2bn of NN Group, EQT drops SSP

    ING Group launched a €1.18bn sale of shares in NN Group, its former insurance and investment arm, on Tuesday evening, in the larger of two block trades of the day.

    • 26 May 2015
  • MMI tests market for second SGX IPO, seeks $250m

    Singapore’s MMI, which designs and makes high-precision electromechanical components, has started testing investor appetite for its IPO of around $250m. This will be the second time the company has floated on the city state’s exchange.

    • 26 May 2015
  • Updated: Baozun slims down $110m IPO as investors pour in

    Baozun Inc’s decision to slice its IPO on Nasdaq to $110m paid off with the stock trading higher on its debut and investors signing up in droves after it relented to a lower offer price.

    • 22 May 2015
  • Majority of FX market players admit criminal behaviour

    Dealers representing more than 60% of the foreign exchange market have pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the US. Citi, JP Morgan, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS have all entered guilty pleas over their foreign exchange conduct on Wednesday.

    • 21 May 2015
  • Broking battle heats up as BAML hits top spot

    BAML has pulled off what few thought possible and drawn level with JP Morgan as top broker to the UK’s blue chips, writes David Rothnie.

    • 21 May 2015
  • Alibaba-backed Baozun raises $110m in smaller IPO

    Baozun Inc has priced its IPO on Nasdaq below an earlier marketing range, raising $110m for the largest US listing by a Chinese issuer so far this year.

    • 21 May 2015
  • IPO casualties pile up as issuers fight shy of volatility

    The heap of failed IPOs in Europe this year is mounting, with another two deals cancelled this week, almost at the last minute before completion, write Olivier Holmey and Rashmi Kumar.

    • 14 May 2015
  • Eurazeo cuts €335m of Moncler stake after 10% price pop

    Eurazeo sold a 7.8% stake in Moncler, the French-Italian skiwear maker, through an accelerated bookbuild over Wednesday night. The book was covered, though price information suggested Bank of America Merrill Lynch had sold the block at below the underwritten price.

    • 14 May 2015
  • Acromas Bid nets £239m from a good ol’ Saga as stake sold off

    Acromas Bid Co sold a £239m stake in UK insurance provider Saga on Tuesday evening, giving investors a rare chance to buy a chunk of shares in the company.

    • 13 May 2015
  • Global Liman IPO pulled because of low Turkish demand

    Global Yatirim Holding, the Turkish investment fund, on Monday abandoned the planned Istanbul IPO of Global Liman Işletmeleri, the cruise port operator it owns, because of low demand for the local tranche of the deal.

    • 11 May 2015
  • China funds drive momentum on Baozun $154m IPO

    Baozun Inc has opened books on its up to $154m IPO on the Nasdaq, with the trade getting some early traction from Chinese investors keen to get their hands in the country's first e-commerce listing in the US this year.

    • 11 May 2015
  • Blocks get lively with Evonik, Elior, Klépierre

    As block trade bankers had predicted, the fireworks are starting again as companies emerge from blackouts. Five deals totalling €2.8bn were sold on Wednesday night, but there were no auctions: all of them were mandated trades, leaving banks away from the action with nothing to bid on.

    • 07 May 2015
  • Blocks get lively with Evonik, Elior, Klépierre

    As block trade bankers had predicted, the fireworks are starting again as companies emerge from blackouts. Five deals totalling €2.8bn were sold on Wednesday night, but there were no auctions: all of them were mandated trades, leaving banks away from the action with nothing to bid on.

    • 07 May 2015
  • Windeln.de wins good price for IPO, then plummets on debut

    Windeln.de, the German online baby products seller, dropped 19% on Wednesday on its first day of trading in Frankfurt — a bitter conclusion to an IPO process that had appeared to run smoothly until then.

    • 07 May 2015
  • Blocks sparkle with Evonik, Elior, Klépierre, Cembra

    As block trade bankers had predicted, the fireworks are starting again as companies emerge from blackouts. Five deals totalling €2.8bn were in the market on Wednesday night, but there were no auctions: all of them were mandated trades, leaving banks away from the action with nothing to bid on.

    • 06 May 2015
  • Windeln stock tumbles in bruising start to trading

    Windeln.de, the German online baby products seller, dropped 18% today on its first day of trading in Frankfurt – a bitter conclusion to an IPO process that had appeared to run smoothly until then.

    • 06 May 2015
  • BAML transfers Zaman to head Asia ECM syndicate

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has filled its top ECM syndicate role in Asia Pacific by moving Akram Zaman to Hong Kong from New York, sources said.

    • 05 May 2015

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 92.59 388 8.96%
2 Citi 85.30 278 8.25%
3 BofA Securities 63.15 265 6.11%
4 Barclays 58.01 223 5.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 55.74 184 5.39%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2.07 11 10.42%
2 BofA Securities 1.40 6 7.01%
3 Citi 1.37 7 6.87%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.36 6 6.85%
5 JPMorgan 1.31 7 6.59%