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  • Kenya bags $14bn book as buyside brushes off volatility

    Kenya printed a $2bn dual tranche bond this week from a combined book of $14bn as investors continued to pile into emerging market credits they favour.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Premiums still up for African sovs as Kenya opens books

    Kenya looked to have adopted the same pricing strategy as its African peers on Wednesday, opening books on a dual tranche 2028 and 2048 bond with a chunky concession, much like Egypt and Nigeria last week.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • Price fight is on in EM after volatility

    The new bond issues may be flowing in emerging markets, but after weeks of volatility, the era of easy execution is over.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • Hope returns to SA as Ramaphosa ends Zuma era

    Emerging market investors were optimistic after Cyril Ramaphosa was voted in as president of South Africa on Thursday, following the long awaited resignation of Jacob Zuma, though the administration has its work cut out to revive the country’s anaemic economy.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • Nigeria brings cheap bond, reprices curve

    The Federal Republic of Nigeria has released price guidance for its dual tranche bond that rival syndicate bankers and investors are calling “exceptionally” cheap.

    • 15 Feb 2018

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  • Mashreqbank on a roll with African bank loans

    Dubai's Mashreqbank is adding a deal for Nigeria's Access Bank to the string of loans to African financial institutions it has arranged.

    • 23 Feb 2018
  • GlobalCapital Loan Awards 2017: the full results

    GlobalCapital revealed the winners of its 2017 Loan Awards at its annual Loans and Leveraged Finance Awards Dinner at Gibson Hall in London on February 7. The full results are below: GlobalCapital congratulates all the winners and nominees.

    • 07 Feb 2018
  • Kosmos Energy refis $1.5bn RBL

    US oil and gas company Kosmos Energy, which operates in Africa, has refinanced a reserve-based lending facility signed in 2015.

    • 06 Feb 2018
  • Steinhoff saga shows the strain on banking industry's new love

    Banks across the Street have sought to woo shareholders with business models that celebrate the holy matrimony between Steady Eddie wealth management and (supposedly) reformed wild child investment banking. But the repercussions on bank earnings from the demise of South African retailer Steinhoff are a reminder that the course of true love never did run smooth.

    • 23 Jan 2018
  • Investec’s UK branch more than doubles loan at $450m

    Investec plc, the South African bank’s UK branch, has signed a loan for $450m — growing to more than double its launch amount of $200m after being three times subscribed.

    • 22 Jan 2018

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  • Steinhoff shares fall as company postpones earnings

    Shares in Steinhoff have fallen by over 12% in trading on Tuesday as the firm informed the Dutch regulator that it would not be publishing its 2017 financial results by January 31.

    • 30 Jan 2018
  • Steinhoff sells €476m stake in PSG

    Steinhoff International has sold a second chunk of its stake in PSG Group, the South African financial services company, in as many months, as Steinhoff struggles to stabilise itself after its disastrous revelation that three years' accounts will need restating.

    • 22 Jan 2018
  • GlobalCapital ECM Awards 2017: our poll is open

    The poll is open for GlobalCapital’s Equity Capital Markets Awards for 2017 and we invite market participants to have their say on the best performers of last year.

    • 08 Jan 2018
  • Steinhoff 2015 figures to be restated, prior years may change

    Steinhoff International, the retail conglomerate listed in Johannesburg and Frankfurt, said on Tuesday that its numbers for 2015 were unreliable and that prior years may also need to be restated.

    • 02 Jan 2018
  • Steinhoff begs lenders for time as it addresses €10.7bn debt

    Steinhoff International’s shares jolted downwards again today as it met its banks in London, seeking their support to get through the difficulties caused by apparent false accounting.

    • 19 Dec 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,767.41 52 13.75%
2 HSBC 12,609.22 58 9.76%
3 JPMorgan 9,925.38 40 7.68%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 8,217.29 45 6.36%
5 Deutsche Bank 7,715.91 23 5.97%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6,966.21 15 18.50%
2 HSBC 4,464.24 7 11.86%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,144.09 3 11.01%
4 JPMorgan 3,634.02 11 9.65%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,462.62 12 9.20%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7,216.33 17 17.39%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 4,724.26 13 11.38%
3 JPMorgan 3,911.33 13 9.43%
4 HSBC 3,876.07 12 9.34%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,765.80 5 6.67%

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 ING 3,668.64 29 9.01%
2 UniCredit 3,440.98 25 8.45%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,156.55 13 7.75%
4 Credit Suisse 2,801.35 8 6.88%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,478.18 21 6.09%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 761.34 18 14.55%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 435.32 5 8.32%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 415.64 12 7.94%
4 JPMorgan 366.31 3 7.00%
5 Citi 280.89 2 5.37%