Latest EMEA ABBs/Block Trades news

  • Founder, directors bring first Dis-Chem block for R1bn

    A group of senior managers at Dis-Chem Pharmacies, the South African pharmacy chain, have completed the first equity block trade in the stock since its R4.4bn ($304m) Johannesburg IPO in November 2016. The sale of a 3.7% stake was slightly increased.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • First Detsky Mir block trade prices 10.7% down

    Shares in Detsky Mir, the Russian toy retailer, fell 8.2% on Tuesday after Sistema, the Russian conglomerate controlled by Vladimir Yevtushenkov, and the Russia-China Investment Fund sold some of their shares in the company through an accelerated bookbuild on Monday night.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • Spain sells €818m stake in Bankia, 2.3 times covered

    Spain’s government resolution fund, FROB, sold a 7% stake in Bankia in an accelerated bookbuild on Monday night, run by Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and UBS.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • Ardian, CD&R clean up Spie holdings at 1.8% discount

    Ardian and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice sold their remaining stakes in Spie, the French engineering company, on Monday night via an auctioned block trade that was priced at a tight discount to the close.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Regional Reit bags £50m despite deal fatigue

    Regional Reit, the London-listed real estate investment trust focused on commercial property in the UK regions, has raised £50m of equity, despite investor fatigue towards issuance from the sector.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • First block trade in Aumann raises €80m for growth, M&A

    Aumann, the German engineering company specialising in wire coiling and e-motors, raised €80m of gross primary proceeds on Monday night, through an accelerated bookbuild, to fund growth and acquisitions.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Mystery shareholder sells $114m of GDRs

    An undisclosed shareholder has sold $114m of shares in, the Russian internet services company. The sale came a month after the company's co-founder Dimitry Grishin placed 4.7m global depositary receipts with institutional investors in a block trade, after numerous reverse enquiries.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • Blocks keep rocking as nights draw in

    Europe's IPO market may be winding down, with only small, niche deals still being announced, but block trades are popping. This is likely to lead to a nail-biting finish in the league table race.

    • 29 Nov 2017
  • Colonial raises €416m to finance its takeover of rival Axiare Patrimonio

    Inmobiliaria Colonial, the Spanish property company, has raised €416m to partly finance its bid for rival Axiare Patrimonio.

    • 28 Nov 2017
  • Founder, PE sell 10% of Etalon Group in block

    In what is turning out to be a busy week for block trades, shareholders in Etalon Group, one of Russia's biggest residential property developers, are tonight selling a 10% stake in the company worth $109m, in the form of London-listed GDRs.

    • 28 Nov 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 415,838.72 1590 9.03%
2 JPMorgan 379,647.36 1732 8.25%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 359,324.90 1302 7.81%
4 Goldman Sachs 267,102.04 920 5.80%
5 Barclays 266,010.35 1070 5.78%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,073.36 191 6.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 37,312.62 138 5.52%
3 BNP Paribas 36,204.20 208 5.36%
4 JPMorgan 34,040.23 112 5.04%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,958.96 107 4.88%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 22,398.41 104 8.67%
2 Morgan Stanley 19,092.40 102 7.39%
3 Citi 17,768.49 110 6.88%
4 UBS 17,693.89 71 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,256.05 98 6.68%