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Ukraine faces crossroads as Privatbank tensions peak

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Ukraine faces crossroads as Privatbank tensions peak

Ukraine is approaching a crucial moment in its financial history as a court decision nears on the future of one of its largest commercial banks that will determine the course of foreign investment in the country.

  • Aramco prices historic IPO but clouds Saudi Vision 2030

    Aramco prices historic IPO but clouds Saudi Vision 2030

    Saudi Arabia has completed the largest IPO ever, the listing of its economic crown jewel, the oil producer Saudi Aramco. However, a deal sold almost entirely to local investors was a missed opportunity to secure international backing for crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Vision 2030 plan for the country, writes Sam Kerr.

  • Trump tariff talk dampens December deal hopes

    Trump tariff talk dampens December deal hopes

    US president Donald Trump effectively closed primary bond deal flow for the year for emerging market borrowers this week by threatening tariffs on Argentine, Brazilian and French exports and indicating that a US-China trade deal may not be inked until next year.

  • UkraineInvest criticises Moody’s for ratings lag

    UkraineInvest criticises Moody’s for ratings lag

    The chairman of UkraineInvest, a body set up to promote investment in the country, castigated the rating agency Moody’s on Monday over its cautious approach to upgrading the sovereign from a C rating, asking if the firm had an institutional bias against Ukraine.

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
1 56.43 299 8.15%
2 53.13 412 7.67%
3 51.14 268 7.39%
4 36.51 302 5.27%
5 27.62 155 3.99%

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