• Blocks keep rocking as nights draw in

    Europe's IPO market may be winding down, with only small, niche deals still being announced, but block trades are popping. This is likely to lead to a nail-biting finish in the league table race.

    • 29 Nov 2017
  • Philips changes Lighting banks for stake sale but gets dim result

    Koninklijke Philips, the Dutch healthcare technology company, sold a 12% stake worth €564m in its spun-off subsidiary Philips Lighting on Tuesday through its third accelerated bookbuild in the stock. It was priced at a 3% discount at €32 a share, but traded down on Wednesday and Thursday.

    • 28 Nov 2017
  • Waking up to reality: the race to put numbers on climate risk

    Sustainability is a term used liberally and vaguely in the financial world. But it has a precise meaning: living so that we do not make it harder for future generations to live. That principle is violated by today’s economy, including its financial markets. But little by little, the heart of markets — the decisions investors make — is facing up to what it has long repressed. Jon Hay reports.

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • Shorting Australia and securitization for MDBs: ideas from Sustainable Capital Markets Forum

    Two hundred delegates gathered in Amsterdam on Tuesday September 5 for Euromoney Conferences’ fifth Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Forum. For the second time, it was organised jointly with GlobalCapital.

    • 11 Sep 2017
  • Kepler Cheuvreux gains another convert in ECM mission

    Kepler Cheuvreux has welcomed Swedbank into its European ECM fold as it continues to face off against global investment banks. It has created a model that is tough for others to replicate, writes David Rothnie.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • VolkerWessels’ €575m IPO completed as investors warm to Europe and yield

    Shares in Koninklijke VolkerWessels, the Dutch construction and engineering company, had risen 3.8% by lunchtime when they began trading in Amsterdam on Friday, after the company's €575m IPO had been priced at €23 a share.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Pre-summer IPO window wide open after Macron relief

    The victory of Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential election opens wide the window between now and the UK general election for IPOs to be done. The block trades market is also strong, with several large deals completed so far this week.

    • 10 May 2017
  • VolkerWessels IPO gets covered after two days

    The IPO of VolkerWessels, the Dutch construction and property development company owned by the Wessels family, achieved coverage on its full deal size by Wednesday morning, two working days into the bookbuild.

    • 04 May 2017
  • VolkerWessels launches €631m Amsterdam IPO

    VolkerWessels, the Dutch construction company controlled by the Wessels family, has opened the books for its Amsterdam IPO, which could value the business at up to €2bn.

    • 28 Apr 2017
  • New IPO crop takes shape with VolkerWessels, Global Ports

    Theresa May stunned the UK on Tuesday by calling a snap general election, but equity capital markets remain calm and the next wave of IPOs is becoming more visible, with two more new deals announced this week.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • VolkerWessels to return to public market

    VolkerWessels, the Dutch construction and property development group owned by the Wessels family, has announced its intention to float on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, over a decade after it was taken private in a buyout.

    • 18 Apr 2017
  • Avantium nets €103m after popular IPO

    Shares in Avantium, the Dutch renewable chemicals company, closed 3.6% higher on Wednesday after it made its debut on the Amsterdam and Brussels exchanges following the completion of its €103m IPO.

    • 15 Mar 2017
  • Avantium IPO covered on day three

    The €90m IPO of Avantium, the Dutch renewable chemicals company, was covered at its maximum size including the 15% greenshoe on Wednesday, less than three working days into the bookbuild.

    • 08 Mar 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 29.61 88 8.60%
2 JPMorgan 23.76 85 6.90%
3 Barclays 20.64 81 5.99%
4 BofA Securities 19.82 71 5.76%
5 BNP Paribas 16.27 62 4.73%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.84 264 7.99%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 47.68 243 6.26%
3 JPMorgan 35.73 111 4.69%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 34.28 171 4.50%
5 UniCredit 33.71 188 4.43%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Barclays 0.75 7 12.00%
2 Morgan Stanley 0.70 5 11.15%
3 JPMorgan 0.58 5 9.31%
4 Citi 0.48 4 7.75%
5 Goldman Sachs 0.43 3 6.92%