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  • People moves in brief

    Nomura strengthens special situations team — JP Morgan’s Orssten retires — Gamekeeper goes back to being poacher at Rand

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • African borrowers emerge from the wings

    Three sub-Saharan African credits hit screens this week after months of capital markets absence from the continent, riding a boost from the Federal Reserve and pulling off impressive transactions with more waiting in the pipeline.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Kosmos Energy follows sovereigns with dollar benchmark

    Kosmos Energy hit screens for its planned dollar benchmark on Thursday, benefitting from the dovish tone of the US Federal Reserve’s meeting on Wednesday.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Ghana wows with triple trancher

    Ghana became the first Sub-Saharan African sovereign to access the bond market this year on Tuesday, printing tranches of dollar paper on Tuesday and receiving one of the largest order books ever for a bond from the region.

    • 20 Mar 2019
  • Confidence in EM rally waning, says Jupiter

    Some investors are beginning to fear that the rally in emerging markets is running out of rope. Threats to Chinese growth could carry over and damage the prospects of emerging markets economies, according to Jupiter Asset Management.

    • 20 Mar 2019

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  • People moves in brief

    Nomura strengthens special situations team — JP Morgan’s Orssten retires — Gamekeeper goes back to being poacher at Rand

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Cocobod plants ESG loans in EM, but not all taste the sweetness

    Ghana Cocoa Board has signed its first sustainability-linked loan facility, kick-starting this year’s environmental, social and governance financing in emerging markets. The deal emerges as a trio of global trade bodies have launched a set of standards to codify this fast-growing market segment, which some financiers are still trying to come to terms with. Mariam Meskin and Mike Turner report.

    • 20 Mar 2019
  • Confidence in EM rally waning, says Jupiter

    Some investors are beginning to fear that the rally in emerging markets is running out of rope. Threats to Chinese growth could carry over and damage the prospects of emerging markets economies, according to Jupiter Asset Management.

    • 20 Mar 2019
  • Nedbank to tap market for $400m

    Nedbank is planning to tap the market for a new loan, the first of an expected parade of South African bank borrowers. While bankers still worry about aspects of lending into the country, including a potential ratings downgrade and political uncertainty, appetite remains strong.

    • 18 Mar 2019
  • Ivory Coast to tap market for €300m

    The Ivory Coast is set to tap the loan market to raise long-term financing. Market spectators were confident about the sovereign's chances. Its currency peg against the euro has proved attractive to both investors and lenders in recent years.

    • 14 Mar 2019

Latest Africa Equity news                 bonds  |  loans

  • DWF announces IPO but investors await big listings from EM

    DWF, the UK law firm, has filed paperwork on an initial public offering in London, but many in equity capital markets are predicting that the the city’s largest deals will come from the emerging markets.

    • 31 Jan 2019
  • Pan-African listings to boost London ECM

    African equity capital markets deals could bolster emerging market issuance figures this year and provide a post-Brexit boost for London where some firms are tipped to dual-list.

    • 21 Jan 2019
  • Old Mutual sells R1.3bn of Nedbank shares after unbundling

    Old Mutual has launched a sale of shares in Nedbank Group Ltd, one of South Africa’s largest banks, on behalf of some of its investors who could not receive them as part of the bank’s unbundling from the Old Mutual Group, which was announced last month.

    • 17 Oct 2018
  • Hassan Allam preps listing in London and Eygpt

    Hassan Allam, the Egyptian construction firm and utilities firm, intends to list shares on both the local Egyptian Exchange and in London through the sale of global depository receipts.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • Cipla IPO could tempt other African issuers to go local

    The flotation of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries (CiplaQCIL) on the Ugandan stock exchange could persuade fellow African issuers to follow suit.

    • 18 Sep 2018

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 12,908.95 107 8.11%
2 Citi 12,727.45 66 8.00%
3 JPMorgan 12,119.99 58 7.61%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 11,773.71 74 7.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 7,980.08 37 5.01%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,377.71 7 13.40%
2 JPMorgan 1,880.36 7 10.59%
3 Citi 1,812.95 8 10.21%
4 Morgan Stanley 1,595.10 4 8.99%
5 BNP Paribas 1,525.76 5 8.60%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Standard Chartered Bank 7,008.38 26 11.32%
2 JPMorgan 6,985.16 23 11.29%
3 Citi 6,683.95 24 10.80%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,540.26 7 7.34%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,257.87 13 6.88%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 176.16 1 31.83%
2 AXIS Bank 85.65 1 15.48%
3 UniCredit 56.53 1 10.21%
Subtotal 318.33 3 57.52%
Total 553.46 4 100.00%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 939.35 7 18.07%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 809.89 6 15.58%
3 JPMorgan 547.80 5 10.54%
4 Barclays 455.94 5 8.77%
5 Citi 451.68 4 8.69%