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  • NLMK prints with tightest ever spread to sovereign

    Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) placed a $500m seven year bond on Wednesday inside its own curve and at its tightest ever spread to the Russian sovereign, according to a lead manager on the deal.

    • 23 May 2019
  • Investors nervously await Nord Stream 2 sanctions detail

    US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill restricting companies involved in Russia's Nord Stream 2 project would come in the “not too distant future”. That left investors wondering how and if this will affect their portfolios as bond bankers dredged up memories of when Nord Stream 1 was on track to print its own international bond through BNP Paribas before capital markets sanctions were imposed on Russia in 2014.

    • 22 May 2019
  • NLMK leads say 30bp NIP on offer at initial talk

    Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK)’s $500m seven year bond drew a book in excess of $1.5bn on Wednesday morning allowing leads to tighten initial guidance, which they said offered a 30bp new issue concession.

    • 22 May 2019
  • NLMK to keep planned benchmark small

    NLMK, the Russian steel producer, is likely to keep its approaching benchmark small and tightly priced, according to an investor who met with the borrower on Monday.

    • 21 May 2019
  • Lead bank lauds Russian Rail’s green credentials after investor scepticism

    Russian Rail’s debut green Eurobond last week met with strong demand, but some investors had reservations about buying green bonds from a company owned by the Russian state and used to transport fossil fuels. Antonio Keglevich, UniCredit’s head of sustainability bond origination, responded to the criticism.

    • 20 May 2019

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  • İşbank secures $1.03bn refi

    Türkiye İş Bankası has closed its first semi-annual refi for this year, as the refinancing season for Turkish banks comes to an end.

    • 24 May 2019
  • Allegro Z2bn deal closes as 'lessons learned' in local market

    Poland e-commerce platform Allegro has completed its Z2bn dividend recap refinancing, receiving healthy oversubscription with the participation of local lenders. But some in the market said that co-operation between international and local lenders in Poland has not been all sunshine and rainbows.

    • 23 May 2019
  • EM borrowers should nurture loans, not abandon them

    Loan bankers are coming to the painful realisation that emerging markets borrowers will be increasingly drawn to the bond market this year. Conditions there are becoming ever more attractive, perpetuating a decline in global loan volumes. But those companies abandoning loans for bonds should bear in mind the advantages of the loans market, not least its resilience.

    • 21 May 2019
  • UniCredit's head of CEE loans retires

    UniCredit's London-based head of corporate loan syndication for central and eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS has retired.

    • 21 May 2019
  • Oversubscribed Z2bn Allegro loan to close by mid-week

    Polish e-commerce platform Allegro is set to close a Z2bn (€470m) dividend recapitalisation deal this week after heavy oversubscription, according to bankers.

    • 20 May 2019

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 22,359.08 123 7.61%
2 JPMorgan 21,917.68 109 7.46%
3 HSBC 21,403.26 169 7.29%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 17,273.41 119 5.88%
5 Deutsche Bank 12,010.87 66 4.09%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 4,325.33 16 11.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,224.27 16 11.71%
3 JPMorgan 3,818.54 15 10.59%
4 Morgan Stanley 2,844.36 8 7.89%
5 Santander 2,639.35 13 7.32%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,528.53 43 12.52%
2 Citi 10,614.23 37 10.61%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 9,665.29 37 9.66%
4 HSBC 6,899.03 31 6.90%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,013.13 10 5.01%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 Citi 857.45 5 12.87%
2 MUFG 848.66 4 12.74%
3 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China - ICBC 742.79 3 11.15%
4 JPMorgan 369.88 4 5.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 293.72 4 4.41%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Standard Chartered Bank 1,783.30 14 17.16%
2 HSBC 1,191.32 13 11.46%
3 JPMorgan 1,015.66 11 9.77%
4 Citi 941.15 11 9.06%
5 Barclays 802.96 10 7.73%