• Adyen, Knorr-Bremse and Neoen saluted at ECM awards

    The remarkable €947m listing of Dutch payments firm Adyen was celebrated as GlobalCapital’s ECM Deal of the Year, while also taking home the gongs for IPO of the Year and Best ECM Deal in the Benelux.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Investors rush to Embassy for India’s debut Reit IPO

    Blackstone-backed Embassy Office Parks Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) has sealed the book for its Rp47.6bn ($694.3m) IPO well oversubscribed.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Moncler and Total bring year's second auction and a stick

    Two accelerated bookbuild transactions hit screens on Tuesday night, in Italian skiing jacket brand Moncler and Total, the French oil and gas company.

    • 20 Mar 2019
  • Vodafone Idea offers tasty discount for rights

    India’s largest telecommunications service provider Vodafone Idea has set the price for its Rp250bn ($3.6bn) rights issue, enticing shareholders with a discount of more than 60% to its latest trading price.

    • 20 Mar 2019
  • GlobalCapital ECM Award winners revealed

    GlobalCapital announced the winners of its 2018 Equity Capital Markets Awards at our annual Awards dinner in London on Tuesday night. Adyen, Knorr-Bremse, Netcompany and Neoen were among the deals that won prizes as company founders, CFOs and senior managers mingled with leading investment bankers.

    • 20 Mar 2019
  • Nexi launches eagerly anticipated IPO

    Nexi, the Italian payments company, launched its long-awaited flotation on the Italian stock exchange on Monday — and investors are already eager to take a slice of the listing.

    • 18 Mar 2019
  • Blackstone-backed trust opens books for India’s debut Reit IPO

    Embassy Office Parks Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) has launched a three-day public bookbuilding for its IPO after placing nearly half of the public offer with anchor investors.

    • 18 Mar 2019
  • Investors gun for India’s debut Reit listing

    India’s equity capital market is on edge as Embassy Office Parks Real Estate Investment Trust prepares the country’s first Reit IPO. But while the hotly-anticipated listing has global institutional investors chomping at the bit, the deal may be a one-off treat as the issuer has very few peers.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • SFC raps global banking quartet for IPO work

    Hong Kong’s securities regulator has fined Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered and UBS after investigations into the banks’ sponsorship of a series of IPOs. The Swiss bank has also had its sponsor licence revoked for a year. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • BofA names new pair to lead UK IB

    Bank of America has appointed two co-heads of UK investment banking.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • Drug services provider Frontage refiles for HK listing

    China’s Frontage Holdings Corp, which provides support to pharmaceutical companies, has refiled a draft IPO prospectus with Hong Kong’s stock exchange.

    • 13 Mar 2019
  • HDFC Life sell-down to raise Rp25bn

    A unit of insurer Standard Life is looking to bag at least Rp25bn ($359.8m) by trimming its stake in HDFC Life Insurance Co.

    • 12 Mar 2019
  • Blackstone-backed Indian Reit readies $683m IPO

    Embassy Office Parks Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) has global long-only investors on tenterhooks as it prepares to launch its smaller-than-expected Rp47.5bn ($683m) IPO, having filed the final terms for India’s first Reit listing.

    • 12 Mar 2019
  • Huge bid for Vodafone as hedge funds binge on financing

    Whether Vodafone’s £3.44bn issue of two and three year mandatorily convertible bonds on Tuesday this week ends up being judged a corporate finance success for the company may take time to discover. But it is already clear it was a great hit with investors — much more so than the first time Vodafone issued the structure in 2016.

    • 07 Mar 2019
  • Magic in markets can mean danger or creation

    The root of arbitrage is the same thing being priced differently in two markets. As markets have got bigger and more sophisticated, arbitrage has become harder to find.

    • 07 Mar 2019
  • Funding Circle rises despite widening losses

    Shares in Funding Circle Holdings, the UK peer-to-peer lending platform, closed up on Thursday despite the company reporting a widening loss in 2018 because of the costs of its £440m IPO on the London Stock Exchange in September.

    • 07 Mar 2019
  • Vodafone rides again with mando and buyback language

    Vodafone brought to market on Tuesday its second mandatorily convertible bond that comes with language indicating Vodafone will buy the shares back — a second attempt to achieve the corporate financing holy grail of 100% equity credit without diluting shareholders.

    • 05 Mar 2019
  • JPM poaches BofA's Asia ECM syndicate head

    Bank of America's Asia Pacific head of equity capital markets syndicate Philip Wong resigned on Tuesday morning. He is set to join JP Morgan in the summer.

    • 05 Mar 2019

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 101,974.94 404 8.29%
2 Citi 95,105.34 354 7.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,200.55 309 6.68%
4 Barclays 81,531.75 289 6.63%
5 HSBC 65,681.57 320 5.34%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,921.11 17 10.11%
2 Deutsche Bank 5,429.08 13 6.15%
3 Commerzbank Group 5,145.35 21 5.83%
4 BNP Paribas 4,907.83 23 5.56%
5 UniCredit 3,906.86 15 4.43%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,328.59 11 11.59%
2 Morgan Stanley 1,958.99 12 9.75%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,598.67 7 7.96%
4 JPMorgan 1,371.27 7 6.83%
5 UBS 1,229.93 7 6.12%