UK ECM issuance revs up as Boris rejoices


UK ECM issuance revs up as Boris rejoices

There were audible sighs of relief on equity capital markets desks on Friday morning as Boris Johnson delivered a hefty Conservative majority in the UK general election.

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Bookrunners of Global ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
1 66.29 372 9.44%
2 60.77 357 8.65%
3 53.10 408 7.56%
4 43.66 328 6.21%
5 39.77 280 5.66%


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