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  • Nigeria takes maximum size despite tricky market

    Nigeria was on Wednesday able to print the full size of the bond issue approved by its parliament, paying up for the privilege but drawing praise for managing a market that proved too tough for many.

    • 15 Nov 2018
  • MetLife extends revolving loan to impact fund

    MetLife, the US insurance company, has made an unusual investment as part of its impact investment portfolio, which has about $200m of assets. It is providing a revolving credit facility to an impact investment fund, to enable it to cope more easily with redemptions.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Nigeria defies volatility; hits screens with triple trancher

    Nigeria is back in capital markets, undeterred by a volatile backdrop that has kept other borrowers from accessing the market.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • EM borrowers shy away as investors up demands

    Two emerging market borrowers have been forced to postpone planned deals this week, with investors demanding better yields to risk their cash in the volatile market.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Nigeria may triple up dollar return

    Nigeria hit screens on Monday afternoon to announce a roadshow for a triple tranche dollar bond, confirming rumours of a planned capital markets return that began circulating last week.

    • 13 Nov 2018

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  • MetLife extends revolving loan to impact fund

    MetLife, the US insurance company, has made an unusual investment as part of its impact investment portfolio, which has about $200m of assets. It is providing a revolving credit facility to an impact investment fund, to enable it to cope more easily with redemptions.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • EM borrowers shy away as investors up demands

    Two emerging market borrowers have been forced to postpone planned deals this week, with investors demanding better yields to risk their cash in the volatile market.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Steinhoff US subsidiary gets High Court nod

    Steinhoff’s multi-billion euro equivalent debt restructuring saga took another step forward this week, with the company receiving High Court approval to press on with a scheme of arrangement related to its US subsidiary Mattress Firm.

    • 13 Nov 2018
  • AfDB finds London's insurers a deep pool for risk transfer

    The African Development Bank is set to announce on Monday afternoon the other risk transfer transaction it has been working on, in parallel with the ground-breaking $1bn securitization it closed in September. Like that, this portfolio credit insurance transaction could serve as a model for other supranationals.

    • 22 Oct 2018
  • Telecom Egypt dials in loan syndication

    Telecom Egypt has signed its $500m loan, with 11 mostly Gulf region banks joining the trade during the syndication process.

    • 18 Oct 2018

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  • 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
  • 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

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 50,268.15 237 9.54%
2 HSBC 44,014.39 301 8.35%
3 JPMorgan 34,985.36 173 6.64%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 31,388.03 216 5.96%
5 Deutsche Bank 25,531.88 100 4.85%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 13,465.23 42 17.91%
2 HSBC 8,624.00 21 11.47%
3 JPMorgan 7,888.60 35 10.49%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,487.13 9 8.63%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,573.34 21 6.08%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 20,475.95 66 11.94%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 16,681.46 66 9.72%
3 JPMorgan 15,487.08 64 9.03%
4 Deutsche Bank 13,122.14 34 7.65%
5 HSBC 12,653.58 57 7.38%

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 4,631.80 28 12.96%
2 ING 3,270.62 26 9.15%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,397.03 10 6.71%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,093.15 15 5.86%
5 MUFG 1,979.59 10 5.54%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 6,262.97 112 23.11%
2 HDFC Bank 3,031.20 67 11.18%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 2,793.32 96 10.31%
4 AK Capital Services Ltd 1,915.50 83 7.07%
5 ICICI Bank 1,863.14 64 6.87%