• Cepsa latest IPO pulled due to sell-off

    The IPO of Cepsa, the Spanish oil firm, has been postponed due to the adverse conditions that continue to blight global equity markets. It is the latest in a series of new listings sunk by the recent market volatility.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • NLB IPO gets under way despite choppy markets

    Slovenia will brave volatile markets to privatise Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), the country’s largest bank, before an end of year deadline set by the European Commission.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • Kazakh privatisation wave kicks off with nuclear IPO

    Kazatomprom, the Kazakh company that is one of the world's largest producers of natural uranium, is seeking an IPO in London and potentially Astana, the first of a number of expected sales by the state.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • China issues updated London-Shanghai Connect rules

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission has cut the lock up period for converting global depository receipts (GDRs) into A-shares in half for the London-Shanghai Stock Connect, expected to launch in late 2018.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • UK regulators ratchet up pressure on banks over climate change

    The Bank of England announced on Monday a consultation on a package of measures to tighten its scrutiny of banks’ and other financial firms’ readiness for climate change. The Bank’s approach is gradualist, but it is signalling clearly that firms must take the financial risks from climate change seriously, and that regulation in this area will be ramped up.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • Market rout claims another IPO victim but Knorr Bremse trades up

    Sonae MC, the largest Portuguese food retailer in Portugal, joined the list of IPOs felled by volatile markets this week, but the IPO market had some positive news on Friday as Knorr Bremse traded up.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Global sell-off rocks capital markets

    A sharp sell-off in US equities on Wednesday led to global panic on Thursday as other indices followed suit. Asian and European markets showed some sign of life on Friday, although were still a long way down, but the ramifications of a change in risk sentiment could have lasting effects across capital markets, write Sam Kerr, Ross Lancaster, Costas Mourselas, Craig McGlashan and Aidan Gregory.

    • 11 Oct 2018


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Equity people & markets

  • Rubicon Infrastructure hires pair to expand into UK

    Irish boutique investment bank Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has hired two bankers with over 40 years of experience to expand its business into the UK.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Tobam founder attacks passive investing

    Yves Choueifaty, founder and president of Tobam, talks to GlobalCapital about carbon footprints, public debt, cryptocurrencies, and how passive investment is "the only industry in the world in which people do nothing for a living and then they claim they are cheap".

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Hong Kong watchdog slams IPO sponsors

    Hong Kong’s IPO sponsors are in the spotlight again after the top enforcer at the city’s regulator called them out for poor work this week.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Equity rout adds to pressure on Indian ECM

    A chill wind is blowing through the Indian equity markets that is likely to spill over into next year, as the combination of national elections and a liquidity crunch puts investors off primary offerings. John Loh writes.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Soc Gen makes two corporate finance appointments

    Société Générale has made two appointments in its corporate banking teams; one in London, one in Paris.

    • 10 Oct 2018
  • MUFG reorg puts three global heads outside Japan

    MUFG has put in place a new management structure, which sees a number of its businesses run globally but from outside Japan. The bank has also crowned several regional and deputy regional heads.

    • 09 Oct 2018

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Bookrunners of Global ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 57,560.53 312 9.43%
2 Morgan Stanley 53,537.13 328 8.77%
3 JPMorgan 47,827.82 331 7.83%
4 Citi 41,422.29 289 6.78%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35,109.85 219 5.75%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,829.62 54 9.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 12,047.80 58 8.45%
3 Citi 9,451.48 53 6.63%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,043.15 48 5.64%
5 UBS 7,829.15 30 5.49%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 300,564.69 1167 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 292,705.55 1273 7.86%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 274,298.19 930 7.36%
4 Barclays 227,796.85 849 6.12%
5 Goldman Sachs 201,953.92 668 5.42%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 42,985.58 172 7.09%
2 JPMorgan 38,694.99 77 6.39%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 32,828.90 156 5.42%
4 UniCredit 32,244.17 143 5.32%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 31,187.44 119 5.15%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,829.62 54 9.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 12,047.80 58 8.45%
3 Citi 9,451.48 53 6.63%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,043.15 48 5.64%
5 UBS 7,829.15 30 5.49%