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  • FAB prints first ever intraday bank sukuk

    First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) printed its $850m five year sukuk on Tuesday, becoming the first bank to sell an international sukuk intraday.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • ME banks back in force as FAB prints, DIB launches

    First Abu Dhabi Bank printed its $850m five year sukuk on Tuesday, increasing the deal size from an expected $750m and paving the way for an additional tier one trade from Dubai Islamic Bank on Wednesday. The deals are the first bank trades from the Middle East this year.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • Dubai Islamic Bank wraps up roadshow

    Dubai Islamic Bank finishes the roadshow for its additional tier one bond on Wednesday. The market is eagerly awaiting pricing details and though no call has yet been confirmed, bankers and investors are expecting the bank to redeem its outstanding tier one in March.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • First Abu Dhabi Bank highlights JLM interest question

    First Abu Dhabi Bank’s five year sukuk benchmark, which has raised a book of $2bn so far, is prompting renewed discussion over fair representation of joint lead manager interest in Middle East bonds.

    • 15 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

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  • QNB pitching for general syndicate in euro test

    Bankers have confirmed that Qatar National Bank has entered the second phase of syndication to refinance an existing €2.25bn facility due for maturity in May 2019.

    • 08 Jan 2019
  • Qatari banks finish 2018 on a high

    Qatar’s Doha Bank has closed a $525m unsecured facility as lenders demonstrated healthy appetite for the small and politically isolated Gulf country.

    • 02 Jan 2019
  • Kuwait's Equate shaves pricing with $2.9bn amend and extend

    Equate Group, the Kuwaiti petrochemical producer, has amended and extended its $1.9bn term loan and $1bn revolving credit facility, achieving a reduction in pricing and strong demand from international lenders.

    • 14 Dec 2018
  • Market split over Opec+ oil cut

    Opec+, the oil producing countries’ cartel and their non-member oil producing allies, decided to cut oil production by 1.2m barrels a day, sending the Brent crude price up 5%. Market participants are evaluating the potential impacts on capital markets and international relations.

    • 10 Dec 2018
  • Lenders stand ground as Qatar’s Opec exit exposes Gulf rift

    Loan bankers and market analysts are weighing up the implications of Qatar's shock announcement on Monday that it would leave the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries in January after 57 years of membership, writes Mariam Meskin.

    • 04 Dec 2018

Latest Middle East Equity news        bonds | loans

  • 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
  • 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
  • Bank Hapoalim sale grown $385m to satisfy demand

    Shari Arison, the Israeli billionaire, increased the size of a share sale in Bank Hapoalim, the largest bank in Israel, to satisfy investor demand for the stock.

    • 20 Nov 2018
  • Arison Holdings begins cutting Bank Haopalim stake

    Arison Holdings, a vehicle for Shari Arison, the Israeli billionaire, has reopened the EMEA equity blocks market after the weekend with the sale of a 3.7% in Bank Hapoalim, the largest bank in Israel.

    • 19 Nov 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%