Latest EMEA ABBs/Block Trades news

  • ECM looks for more privatisations if political pressure eases

    Equity capital markets bankers are in discussions with European governments about privatisations of state assets, but political upheaval has blocked several projects. Politicians are nervous of damaging headlines if they sell assets to the market.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Sibanye raises $120m ahead of mining wage talks

    Sibanye-Stillwater, the South African commodities miner, sold a 108.9m share block in the market on Tuesday night to solidify its balance sheet as the company continues to weather a gold workers' strike and prepares for wage talks with unions for its platinum workers.

    • 10 Apr 2019
  • EMEA ECM backed by 'supportive' investors calmed by quieter macro

    The year's first crop of European IPOs are beginning to price and an underlying sense of optimism among investors is aiding both execution and trading.

    • 10 Apr 2019
  • Globalworth to sell €500m of shares to fund investment

    Globalworth Real Estate, the London-listed real estate investment trust focused on Romania and Poland, has completed the sale of up to €500m of fresh equity to finance its pipeline of investment opportunities.

    • 08 Apr 2019
  • Best start to the year for Russian ECM since Crimea invasion

    Russian equity capital markets have enjoyed the best start to the year since 2013, the year before sanctions were first levelled against the country after the annexation of Crimea.

    • 08 Apr 2019
  • Delivery Hero puts collar on new Takeaway.com stake

    Shares in Takeaway.com, the Dutch online food ordering market place, rose as much as 3.1% on Friday after Morgan Stanley completed a €212m delta placement of the stock as part of a funded collar transaction with Delivery Hero.

    • 05 Apr 2019
  • Oligarchs flock to sell shares as Russia bid returns

    Russian equity capital markets are red hot again, after almost two years in the cold, with supply being driven by some of Russia’s most powerful oligarchs. As investors warm to Russian equities, more of these billionaires are set to monetise some of their holdings, writes Sam Kerr.

    • 04 Apr 2019
  • Russia momentum continues with LSR block

    ECM investors continue to support Russian deals and flooded into a Rub5.8bn ($89m) block in LSR Group, the Russian real estate development company, in what was the latest sell-down by one of the country’s oligarchs.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • Kaupthing Bank sells 10% of Arion Banki

    Kaupthing Bank has completed the first selldown of shares in Arion Banki, the Icelandic bank that was rescued during the financial crisis, since its re-IPO last year.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • Russian ECM continue to prosper with Rustranscom IPO

    A recent resurgence in Russian ECM has gathered pace with the announcement of two IPOs in London and the US, as oligarchs seize the opportunity of a better equity window. Rustranscom (RTC), the Russian freight transportation company, joined this wave after it filed paperwork for a London listing of global depository receipts on Monday evening.

    • 02 Apr 2019

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 132,387.73 545 8.30%
2 Citi 123,981.47 487 7.78%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 105,093.26 413 6.59%
4 Barclays 99,545.40 383 6.24%
5 HSBC 81,053.20 424 5.08%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,525.35 30 7.25%
2 BNP Paribas 8,422.96 46 5.30%
3 UniCredit 8,389.55 43 5.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,298.69 30 5.22%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,837.68 40 4.93%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 4,425.28 19 11.23%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,006.06 15 10.16%
3 Citi 3,527.84 22 8.95%
4 JPMorgan 2,809.08 19 7.13%
5 UBS 2,241.39 12 5.69%