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  • Head to Head with Standard Bank CIB boss Kenny Fihla: betting big on Africa

    Africa has been having a rough ride in the capital markets in 2018 — credit spreads are up and local currencies have taken a beating. But Kenny Fihla, chief executive of Standard Bank CIB, says opportunities abound for banks, risks can be mitigated and the continent is only getting more attractive for Asian investors. He spoke to GlobalCapital’s emerging markets editor Francesca Young and people and markets reporter Nell Mackenzie.

    • 11 Jul 2018
  • First Bank of Nigeria announces tier two call

    First Bank of Nigeria is buying back $300m of its outstanding subordinated bonds.

    • 11 Jul 2018
  • Benin bond closer as S&P releases rating

    Benin is one step closer to issuing a planned Eurobond after Standard & Poor’s gave it a B+ foreign currency sovereign credit rating on Friday. The West African issuer had sent out a request for proposals (RFP) for a bond back in April.

    • 09 Jul 2018
  • Steinhoff pleads for more time from creditors

    Scandal-hit retailer Steinhoff International Holdings has asked its creditors for a three week extension to hammer out the final terms of a multi-billion euro debt restructuring.

    • 28 Jun 2018
  • IsDB weighs up euro public debut and green sukuk

    The Islamic Development Bank has been meeting investors and banks in Europe to explore the possibility of launching its first public sukuk issue in euros. A labelled green sukuk might follow.

    • 25 Jun 2018

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  • Head to Head with Standard Bank CIB boss Kenny Fihla: betting big on Africa

    Africa has been having a rough ride in the capital markets in 2018 — credit spreads are up and local currencies have taken a beating. But Kenny Fihla, chief executive of Standard Bank CIB, says opportunities abound for banks, risks can be mitigated and the continent is only getting more attractive for Asian investors. He spoke to GlobalCapital’s emerging markets editor Francesca Young and people and markets reporter Nell Mackenzie.

    • 11 Jul 2018
  • Creditors agree Steinhoff deadline extension

    Creditors to retailer Steinhoff have agreed to give the scandal-hit company an extra three weeks to provide a debt restructuring plan, two days after the company said it would not be able to hammer out a deal in time for the initial June 30 deadline.

    • 29 Jun 2018
  • Steinhoff pleads for more time from creditors

    Scandal-hit retailer Steinhoff International Holdings has asked its creditors for a three week extension to hammer out the final terms of a multi-billion euro debt restructuring.

    • 28 Jun 2018
  • Indorama Nigeria reaps $1bn loan package

    Nigeria’s Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals has taken $1bn in debt financing, in the second use of the International Finance Corporation’s Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Programme in a week.

    • 28 Jun 2018
  • Telecom Egypt woos Chinese state for loan

    More details of Telecom Egypt’s dollar financing have emerged that show the extent of Chinese state support for the company.

    • 30 May 2018

Latest Africa Equity news                 bonds  |  loans

  • 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
  • Vivo IPO shines in crowd of EM listings

    Shares in Vivo Energy, the African fuel distributor, rose more than 3% on its first day of trading on the London Stock Exchange on Friday, after its £558m IPO attracted substantial demand.

    • 04 May 2018
  • Consol of South Africa pulls its IPO as investors refuse valuation

    The IPO of Consol, the South African glass bottle maker, has been pulled on the last day of bookbuild. The seller blamed difficult markets and said it had not been able to achieve its “valuation objectives”.

    • 25 Apr 2018
  • Royal Bafokeng Platinum trade flies out the door

    Anglo American Platinum, the biggest producer of platinum in the world, has sold a a 6.5% stake in Royal Bafokeng Platinum to finance its commitment to a joint mining venture in South Africa.

    • 24 Apr 2018

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 36,210.53 160 9.83%
2 HSBC 31,373.27 193 8.51%
3 JPMorgan 23,994.25 116 6.51%
4 Deutsche Bank 22,020.36 76 5.98%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 21,279.79 139 5.77%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 11,343.89 36 18.02%
2 HSBC 7,435.97 18 11.81%
3 JPMorgan 6,064.62 28 9.63%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,950.19 7 9.45%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,165.66 17 6.62%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,377.55 44 11.12%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 12,385.00 46 9.57%
3 Deutsche Bank 11,277.69 25 8.72%
4 JPMorgan 11,106.55 44 8.59%
5 HSBC 9,106.50 40 7.04%

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 3,627.26 19 16.75%
2 ING 1,739.63 15 8.03%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,445.09 5 6.67%
4 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 1,287.73 4 5.95%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,237.60 10 5.72%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 4,804.39 83 23.84%
2 HDFC Bank 2,644.34 49 13.12%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 2,334.17 67 11.58%
4 ICICI Bank 1,534.55 51 7.61%
5 Yes Bank Ltd 1,206.91 15 5.99%