• France sells €750m of Safran in auctioned block trade

    The French government is this evening selling 2.64% of Safran, the French aerospace and defence group, in a competitive block trade.

    • 30 Nov 2015
  • Delta Lloyd shares tumble on news of €1bn rights issue for solvency capital

    Shares in Delta Lloyd, the Dutch insurance company, fell 10% on Monday after it announced a €1bn rights issue to strengthen its solvency as it plans for new EU insurance regulation. By Thursday, they were 29% down.

    • 30 Nov 2015
  • Star Petroleum finishes strong with $365m IPO

    Thailand’s Star Petroleum Refining successfully wrapped up its Bt13bn ($365m) IPO on Thursday. But while the trade was oversubscribed, it decided not to go ahead with an increase and greenshoe option.

    • 27 Nov 2015
  • Brenntag gets cheap dollars via $500m convert at 45% up

    On Wednesday, the same day as Total's debut convertible, came another inaugural deal, from Brenntag, the German chemicals distributor, which has a €7.7bn market cap — dwarfed by Total’s €113bn.

    • 26 Nov 2015
  • BAML enters top three with blockbuster Abertis trade

    CVC Capital Partners sold its last shares in Abertis Infraestructuras, the Spanish toll roads and telecoms infrastructure company, on November 19 in an €818m block trade that gave Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s league table standing a big boost.

    • 23 Nov 2015
  • Price sensitive investors bite into smaller Dali IPO

    Dali Foods Group Co priced its HK$8.87bn ($1.14bn) Hong Kong IPO close to the bottom of the range, as price sensitive investors called the shots.

    • 16 Nov 2015
  • Star Petroleum oozes out $440m Thai IPO

    Star Petroleum Refining has started building books for its Bt15.6bn ($440m) IPO, as the leads hope to reel in investors to a rare benchmark-sized deal from Thailand that is offering an attractive dividend yield and discount to peers.

    • 13 Nov 2015
  • IAG bags €1bn at tiny coupons in aggressive CB to refi Aer Lingus

    International Airlines Group, the company that owns British Airways and Iberia, issued a highly successful €1bn convertible bond on Thursday, to refinance its acquisition of Aer Lingus, the Irish flag carrier.

    • 12 Nov 2015
  • Georgia Healthcare completes London IPO for $100m, HTN Towers gives up

    Bank of Georgia completed the IPO of its healthcare subsidiary on Monday, as it successfully priced the deal, although at a price much below what it had hoped for.

    • 12 Nov 2015
  • BAML bags fourth Evonik trade for CVC at 2% down

    Evonik Industries, the German chemical company, has been a regular feature of the equity block trade market this year as CVC has sold down its stake, and what may turn out to be the last trade came on Monday night, when CVC sold 1.9% of the company.

    • 12 Nov 2015
  • Star Petroleum and Vodafone make way for IPOs

    Star Petroleum Refining has firmed up terms on its long-brewing Bt15.66bn ($441.59m) IPO, set to be one of Thailand’s largest listings this year.

    • 10 Nov 2015
  • Dali Foods woos investors with 'real' HK IPO

    Dali Foods Group Co has given the Hong Kong IPO market a burst of excitement, launching a HK$10.4bn ($1.34bn) listing that could become the biggest float by a privately-owned company in the city this year. Bankers are touting it as the first deal in a long time to conduct a real institutional bookbuilding rather than simply relying on Chinese state-owned enterprises for demand. Rashmi Kumar reports.

    • 05 Nov 2015
  • African PE funds adapt to EM capital flight

    African private equity is feeling the effects of the wider capital flight from emerging markets and the downturn in commodity prices, but market participants say there are still fruitful investments to be made.

    • 05 Nov 2015
  • Breath of fresh air as Dali Foods serves $1.3bn IPO

    Dali Foods Group Company has provided a burst of excitement to the Hong Kong IPO market, launching a HK$10.4bn ($1.34bn) listing that could become the biggest float by a privately-owned company in the city this year. Bankers are touting it as the first deal in a long time to conduct a real institutional bookbuilding, and it is also offering some diversification to investors.

    • 04 Nov 2015
  • StanChart launches $5bn rights issue, Temasek in

    Standard Chartered moved to shore up its capital ratios on Tuesday, as it launched a long-expected rights issue, totalling £3.3bn ($5.1bn). Bank of America Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan have fully underwritten the deal.

    • 03 Nov 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%