• Poste Italiane IPO launched in topsy-turvy market

    Poste Italiane, the Italian state-owned post office, launched on Monday the investor education phase of its long-awaited, mammoth-sized initial public offering in Milan.

    • 28 Sep 2015
  • BAML hires Xia to head Greater China equities

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired Yang Xia from rival UBS for a new role, naming him head of Greater China equities. The appointment takes effect at the end of October.

    • 24 Sep 2015
  • Sorgente Real Estate seeks Milan IPO for new capital

    Sorgente Real Estate System, the Italian property company, today launched its initial public offering in Milan, according to a banker on the deal.

    • 23 Sep 2015
  • Worldpay launches London's biggest IPO this year

    Worldpay, the UK payment processing group, expressed its intention to float last Friday, bolstering hopes among equity capital market specialists that it would bring one of the largest IPOs in London this year, despite recent reports of takeover bids.

    • 18 Sep 2015
  • Immofinanz completes nifty redemption of €375m Buwog bond

    Immofinanz, the Austrian property company, conducted a €150m accelerated bookbuild on Tuesday evening in shares of its affiliate Buwog, a residential property developer. It was the culmination of a complex and carefully designed process to redeem a €375m exchangeable bond. The sale was priced at the market closing price, without a discount.

    • 18 Sep 2015
  • Frankfurt quits BofA Merrill Lynch, blowing blocks game wide open

    Paul Frankfurt, head of equity block trades EMEA at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, is leaving the bank to help set up a global markets operation at Anoa Capital, a Luxembourg-based boutique investment bank.

    • 17 Sep 2015
  • Glencore takes route one for $2.5bn capital raising

    When Glencore announced plans to raise $2.5bn of equity, all options were open, but one always looked the most likely: an overnight accelerated bookbuild.

    • 16 Sep 2015
  • Brait pulls off £350m CB with 30% premium

    Brait, the South African private equity firm listed in Luxembourg and Johannesburg, issued a £350m convertible bond on Friday September 11. A banker at one of the leads said the deal, a true credit instrument, was very unusual for a company of this kind.

    • 14 Sep 2015
  • Asia ECM round-up: Hotel Lotte, Virscend and RHB

    South Korea's Hotel Lotte has appointed one domestic and two global banks to manage its 2016 IPO.

    • 11 Sep 2015
  • Indiabulls plays it safe with $600m placement

    The Indian equity capital market has record its first large trade following the summer slowdown, with Indiabulls Housing Finance executing a qualified institutional placement (QIP) on Wednesday. While the share sale is only scheduled to officially close at the end of the week, the outcome is already a foregone conclusion with pricing fixed, books anchored and a $100m increase option taken up by the company to raise $600m.

    • 09 Sep 2015
  • Indiabulls first out of the gate with $500m share sale

    Indiabulls Housing Finance is out with the first large follow-on offering of the post-summer season, with the mortgage lender launching a Rp33.30bn ($500m) deal on Wednesday.

    • 09 Sep 2015
  • Lotte shortlists seven for hotel chain IPO

    Lotte Group has shortlisted seven candidates for the proposed listing of its hotel chain business, having sent out a request for proposals last month.

    • 04 Sep 2015
  • Equity investors open for deals as blocks in ISS, Evonik, Börse fly

    After the first week of proper business in European equity capital markets since the August shutdown, the early signs are good: investors are open to buying new deals.

    • 03 Sep 2015
  • Deutsche Börse pockets €200m in block trade at 1% discount

    The buoyant trend in the equity block trade market continued on Thursday evening, as Deutsche Börse raised €200m to finance its acquisition of 360T Trading Networks with a tightly priced sale of treasury shares.

    • 03 Sep 2015
  • Abengoa shares tumble as rights issue lacks public underwriting

    Shares in Abengoa, the troubled Spanish renewable energy company, plunged again on Thursday and its credit default swap spread widened sharply, on unconfirmed reports in the Spanish press that banks including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and Société Générale had declined to underwrite its rights issue.

    • 03 Sep 2015
  • Ingenico drops on rumours of takeover bid for Worldpay

    The share price of Paris-listed Ingenico plummeted on Friday, even as the Cac 40 index rose, after it was reported that the firm was considering a merger with UK payment processing company Worldpay.

    • 01 Sep 2015
  • BAML adds to Asia ECM syndicate with London transfer

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has added to its ECM syndicate desk in Hong Kong with an internal transfer, according to sources with knowledge of the move.

    • 01 Sep 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%