• Greece no bar to Spire and Sopra blocks

    Two equity block trades were launched in Europe on Thursday night, despite the ever-dwindling hopes of resolution to Greece’s debt crisis. Remarkably for such a day of political stress, the Euro Stoxx 50 spent part of the day in the green and ended exactly flat.

    • 25 Jun 2015
  • StanChart sells $211m China Cinda stake

    The fourth accelerated bookbuild in China Cinda Asset Management Co this year was completed even as Greece’s seemingly never-ending debt drama raged on, with Standard Chartered Financial Holding raising HK$1.64bn ($211.29m) from a sell-down on June 24.

    • 25 Jun 2015
  • StanChart eyes $215m sale in China Cinda

    Standard Chartered Financial Holding is offloading a 3% stake in China Cinda Asset Management Co that could raise up to HK$1.67bn ($215m), the fourth accelerated share sale in the company this year.

    • 24 Jun 2015
  • Dali Foods, China Fortran eye HK IPOs

    China-based branded snack food and beverage maker Dali Foods Group Co is seeking to list in Hong Kong, in a deal jointly sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.

    • 18 Jun 2015
  • Carige shares fall but banks confident

    As the rights trading period for Banca Carige’s €850m capital raising nears its end, its shares have steadied, to €1.554 on Thursday, only 4% below last Friday's level.

    • 15 Jun 2015
  • Rights issues round-up: KrisEnergy drills for $126m, Culiangwang firms up plans

    Singaporean upstream oil and gas company KrisEnergy is seeking S$169.5m ($126.2) in a rights issue for capital expenditure to grow production in existing fields and near-term development projects.

    • 15 Jun 2015
  • Capgemini raises €500m to buy iGate, bonds to come, as Nordic cuts Thule

    Two equity accelerated bookbuilds were conducted in Europe on Tuesday evening. One was a private equity selldown of Thule – but more unusually, Capgemini raised €500m for an acquisition, at a 2.9% discount.

    • 11 Jun 2015
  • Hyundai Heavy hits slam dunk with $222m EB

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co printed a $221.6m zero coupon exchangeable bond on June 10, ending a near two-year drought in new supply of such bonds from the country. The deal prompted a huge response, igniting debate about whether the gate has been flung open for Korea’s equity-linked market, writes John Loh.

    • 11 Jun 2015
  • China Biologic sells $315m ADS offering

    China Biologic Products, the Nasdaq-listed biopharmaceutical firm, sold an increased offering of American Depositary Shares (ADS) on June 9 to raise $315m, as books closed a day earlier on the back of strong demand.

    • 11 Jun 2015
  • Going, going: Royal Mail block fetches £750m

    After 499 years as a national asset, Royal Mail's privatisation is nearly over. The UK government sold a 15% stake for £750m in a successful accelerated bookbuild on Wednesday night.

    • 10 Jun 2015
  • Hyundai Heavy opens book on $222m EB

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co has started bookbuilding for a zero coupon exchangeable bond issue due in 2020 to raise $209.7m-$221.7m, which comes with a guarantee from Korea Development Bank.

    • 10 Jun 2015
  • KKR pounces with Pets at Home block

    KKR launched on Monday evening (June 8) its first selldown of stock in Pets at Home, the UK pet retailer, since its IPO in March 2014.

    • 08 Jun 2015
  • Carige’s rights and shares fall as trading begins

    The second of Italy’s big bank rights issues this year has begun — the €850m issue for Banca Carige.

    • 08 Jun 2015
  • China Biologic opens books on $297m follow-on

    Nasdaq-listed China Biologic Products is marketing a sale of 2.5m American Depositary Shares (ADS) comprising a mix of new and existing shares, which could be worth $296.48m at its last close.

    • 08 Jun 2015
  • Three US banks to lead Worldpay’s London IPO

    The owners of Worldpay have chosen Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead the payment processing firm’s initial public offering.

    • 05 Jun 2015
  • Friendly all around as China Merchants nets $290m CB

    China Merchants Land has scooped $290m through a convertible bond priced in its favour, as the presence of a standby letter of credit gave comfort to investors. But the extent to which the CBs traded up following the deal suggested that the issuer could have got away with more aggressive terms.

    • 04 Jun 2015
  • China Merchants scores $290m in hot CB

    China Merchants Land has scooped $290m through a convertible bond priced well in its favour, as the presence of a standby letter of credit gave comfort to investors who viewed the notes as a safe bet. But the extent to which the CBs traded up following the deal seems to suggest that the issuer could have got away with more aggressive terms.

    • 03 Jun 2015
  • Deutsche picks Tusa for broking role

    Deutsche Bank has poached a managing director from Bank of America Merrill Lynch to co-head its corporate broking team.

    • 03 Jun 2015
  • Cosmos Boom targets $290m CB with SBLC and guarantee

    Cosmos Boom Investment has launched an up to $290m convertible bond, which not only comes with a guarantee but is also backed by a standby letter of credit from one of the big four Chinese banks.

    • 02 Jun 2015
  • Qunar starts bookbuilding for ADS trade

    Nasdaq-listed Qunar Cayman Islands, a provider of online travel services, is in the market with a follow-on offering of 8m American Depositary Shares (ADS) which could raise some $360m based on its current share price.

    • 02 Jun 2015
  • Spie’s IPO covered on day one as CDPQ invests

    The bookbuild for the IPO of Spie —the French electrical, telecoms and technical services company — was launched on Monday June 1, and was covered on the first day.

    • 01 Jun 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%