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  • CEE borrowers eyeing new formats

    Emerging market corporate borrowers have little in the way of funding needs and, where they do expect to issue, are eyeing new formats to diversify rather than issuing more Eurobonds.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Russian sanctions to ease but big fears linger

    The US Senate on Wednesday rejected legislation that would keep sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including aluminium firm and bond issuer Rusal and London-listed energy company En+. Although many investors and bankers are hailing this as a victory for Russia that could reopen the international capital markets for its issuers, others are concerned that it makes further US sanctions against other Russian entities more likely. Francesca Young and Sam Kerr report.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Turk Eximbank rides relief in market return

    Turkey’s export-import bank (Turk Eximbank) raised $500m with a five year bond on Wednesday, becoming the first Turkish borrower, apart from the sovereign itself, to access the market since the lira crisis. The deal benefitted from a relief rally following a Turkish central bank meeting on Wednesday.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Turk Eximbank rides relief in market return

    Turkey’s export import bank raised $500m on Wednesday, returning to the bond market for the first time since the Turkish currency crisis in 2018, benefiting from a relief rally following the Turkish central bank meeting on Wednesday.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Turkey ‘attractive’ after central bank holds rates

    The Turkish Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged at its meeting on Wednesday – a great relief to investors who feared the country might make another monetary policy misstep.

    • 16 Jan 2019

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  • Bank lenders see potential in CEE region

    At the Central and Eastern European Forum hosted by Euromoney in Vienna, central bank governors, chief executives and other market leaders gathered to discuss challenges and strengths for the region's markets. Despite monetary difficulties and geopolitical tensions within the region, bankers were optimistic, particularly for the syndicated loan market.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • Loan market expects continued recovery of Turkish borrowers

    Turkey is on track to continue its recovery in financial markets, as inflation declines and the lira rebounds from its crisis of August, according to syndicated loan bankers.

    • 04 Jan 2019
  • Sovcomflot raises $264m but uncertainty 'killing the market'

    Russian shipping firm Sovcomflot has closed a $264m club facility with five international lenders, although the outlook for Russian companies in the syndicated loan market remains questionable going into the new year.

    • 02 Jan 2019
  • Garanti Bank closes $1.15bn refi

    Bankers have confirmed that Garanti Bank has closed syndication for a $1.15bn refinancing loan this week.

    • 20 Dec 2018
  • Russian Copper Co closes $250m refi with tight margin

    Russian Copper Co (RCC) has closed a $250m five year credit facility, marking the second refinancing that RCC has secured this year. The tight margin sparked a sliver of optimism in the market.

    • 19 Dec 2018

Latest CEE Equity news                 bonds  |  loans

  • Russian sanctions to ease but big fears linger

    The US Senate on Wednesday rejected legislation that would keep sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, including aluminium firm and bond issuer Rusal and London-listed energy company En+. Although many investors and bankers are hailing this as a victory for Russia that could reopen the international capital markets for its issuers, others are concerned that it makes further US sanctions against other Russian entities more likely. Francesca Young and Sam Kerr report.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • EM bonds enjoy blistering start but trouble bubbles

    Confidence is sweeping through the CEEMEA bond market as huge volumes for some of 2018’s most maligned issuers have pushed volumes up to record breaking levels for the first fortnight of a year. But despite the strong start, some bankers are concerned that the difficulties of last year are a whisker away from making a comeback. Francesca Young, Lewis McLellan and Sam Kerr report.

    • 10 Jan 2019
  • EN+ gets sanctions relief but cloud still hangs over Russian issuance

    Russian financial markets were greeted with mixed news on Wednesday after the US Treasury announced sanctions relief for EN+ and Rusal on the same day as imposing more sanctions on Russian individuals.

    • 20 Dec 2018
  • Kazakhstan to lead EM IPO pipeline in 2019

    A host of emerging market opportunities are set to be presented to equity investors in 2019 with Kazakhstan likely to lead the way with a number of highly anticipated listings. Sam Kerr reports.

    • 18 Dec 2018

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 3,580.70 11 10.49%
2 Citi 3,574.17 15 10.47%
3 HSBC 3,448.17 16 10.10%
4 BNP Paribas 2,961.10 5 8.68%
5 Barclays 2,042.22 4 5.98%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 662.55 1 20.53%
1 Barclays 662.55 1 20.53%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 662.55 1 20.53%
4 Scotiabank 413.44 1 12.81%
4 JPMorgan 413.44 1 12.81%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 2,712.17 3 16.56%
2 JPMorgan 2,290.37 4 13.99%
3 Citi 2,279.79 4 13.92%
4 HSBC 1,890.25 4 11.54%
5 Saudi National Commercial Bank 1,604.15 2 9.80%

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 5,496.41 35 13.64%
2 ING 3,270.62 26 8.11%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,586.69 11 6.42%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,315.39 17 5.74%
5 MUFG 2,167.80 12 5.38%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 State Bank of India 413.47 3 15.63%
1 Standard Chartered Bank 413.47 3 15.63%
1 Citi 413.47 3 15.63%
4 DBS 263.05 2 9.94%
5 Barclays 233.66 2 8.83%