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  • Sasol guides for dual trancher

    South African chemicals and energy company Sasol has released initial price thoughts on a dual tranche dollar bond on Thursday morning in London.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Supranationals will follow AfDB and securitize to gain lending power

    More supranational banks will use synthetic securitization and other risk transfer techniques, specialists believe, after the African Development Bank’s trailblazing $1bn deal, revealed this week, writes Jon Hay.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • AfDB leads diverse push for SSA risk transfer

    The African Development Bank’s $1bn synthetic securitization is not its first risk transfer transaction, and will not be its last. The bank has marked itself out as a leader in this sphere, though the effort to get such techniques to work is also highly collaborative.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • Breakthrough for supra ABS as AfDB debuts

    The African Development Bank has become the first supranational bank to use a securitization sold to private investors to free up balance sheet capacity. The deal, four years in the making, demonstrates a new technique that could expand development banks’ firepower to promote development.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • EC’s guarantee fund a useful ally for markets

    The European Commission has unveiled a portfolio of financial guarantee transactions it is doing to support development in Africa and regions bordering the EU. Among them are two programmes conducted by the African Development Bank, including its new synthetic securitisation.

    • 18 Sep 2018

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  • Cocobod inks annual loan facility

    Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) signed its $1.3bn trade finance facility of Thursday, as the company prepares to start funding purchases for the coming harvest.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Supranationals will follow AfDB and securitize to gain lending power

    More supranational banks will use synthetic securitization and other risk transfer techniques, specialists believe, after the African Development Bank’s trailblazing $1bn deal, revealed this week, writes Jon Hay.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Gemcorp provides Zimbabwe with import loan

    The UK’s Gemcorp has given a $250m loan to the Zimbabwe sovereign to help the country buy essential goods, as low dollar liquidity puts the squeeze on importers.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Afrexim makes debut Korean loan outing

    African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has for the first time turned exclusively to the Korean banking market to sign a $150m club loan.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • AfDB leads diverse push for SSA risk transfer

    The African Development Bank’s $1bn synthetic securitization is not its first risk transfer transaction, and will not be its last. The bank has marked itself out as a leader in this sphere, though the effort to get such techniques to work is also highly collaborative.

    • 18 Sep 2018

Latest Africa Equity news                 bonds  |  loans

  • 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
  • Investec to list asset management arm

    Shares in Investec, the Anglo-South African banking group, rose 8.7% on Friday after it announced that it had decided to spin off and list its asset management unit, following a strategic review.

    • 14 Sep 2018
  • Perfect storm for EM puts IPOs on the backburner

    Potential IPO issuers from across emerging markets are waiting for investor sentiment to calm so that they can sell new deals, but many fear that there is little chance of a renaissance for EM this year.

    • 29 Aug 2018
  • SA banks to sell R3.8bn of Shoprite stock

    Absa Bank and Rand Merchant Bank are selling a 2.9% stake in Shoprite, the South African food retailer, as part of a derivative transaction with Christo Wiese, chairman of Shoprite and former chairman of Steinhoff International.

    • 26 Jun 2018
  • Bankers confident about autumn IPOs as Quilter trades up

    Shares in Quilter, the UK asset management arm of Old Mutual, performed well in the aftermarket on Monday after its £239m London IPO.

    • 25 Jun 2018

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 41,525.13 196 9.35%
2 HSBC 38,020.00 253 8.57%
3 JPMorgan 28,711.36 147 6.47%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 26,359.79 175 5.94%
5 Deutsche Bank 22,581.91 86 5.09%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 11,343.89 36 17.40%
2 HSBC 7,749.23 19 11.89%
3 JPMorgan 6,193.00 31 9.50%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,950.19 7 9.13%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,241.86 18 6.51%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,353.77 55 11.35%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 14,902.02 58 10.34%
3 JPMorgan 12,586.32 54 8.74%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,339.91 28 7.87%
5 HSBC 10,755.85 49 7.46%

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 UniCredit 4,408.94 25 13.88%
2 ING 2,837.58 22 8.93%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,397.03 10 7.54%
4 MUFG 1,904.23 9 5.99%
5 Credit Suisse 1,802.80 1 5.67%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 6,233.46 110 23.73%
2 HDFC Bank 3,031.20 67 11.54%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 2,768.09 93 10.54%
4 AK Capital Services Ltd 1,907.48 82 7.26%
5 ICICI Bank 1,863.14 64 7.09%