Latest EMEA ABBs/Block Trades news

  • places new shares, convertible bonds to fund German M&A, the Dutch online food ordering company, hit the market on Thursday night with its pre-announced sale of new shares and convertible bonds to fund its €930m acquisition of Delivery Hero’s German operations. Both tranches of the trade attractive significant demand.

    • 18 Jan 2019
  • Former BAML ECM banker to join Credit Suisse

    Former Bank of America Merrill Lynch syndicate banker Jack Barrass is to join Credit Suisse in February as a member of its equity capital markets syndicate team.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Zegona taps market for £100.5m to fund Euskaltel stake build

    Zegona, the London-listed investment fund focused on telecoms, media and technology assets, has raised £100.5m ($130m) of fresh capital to fund a stake build in Euskaltel, the Spanish telecommunications company.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • GlobalCapital ECM Awards 2018: the poll is open

    The poll is open for GlobalCapital’s Equity Capital Markets Awards for 2018 and we invite market participants to have their say on the best performers of last year.

    • 11 Jan 2019
  • Triton's Befesa block trade attracts 70 lines

    Triton Partners has provided one of the first significant tests of equity blocks market sentiment in 2019, with a €108m sale of shares in Befesa, the German metal recycling firm, that went public in Frankfurt in 2017.

    • 10 Jan 2019
  • Investors debate politics versus price in ECM

    Geopolitical risk will likely continue to determine investor appetite for EMEA equity capital markets transactions but investors insist deals can be done regardless as long as the discount is sufficient.

    • 09 Jan 2019
  • ECM hopes rally holds for pre-blackout blocks

    A benign start to the year for major equity indices could be just the comfort blocks bankers need to price deals before corporate blackouts begin.

    • 08 Jan 2019
  • Blocks bankers brace for another bruising year in Europe

    Equity block trade bankers in EMEA are girding themselves for a tough 2019, in which market conditions could be at least as difficult as the tricky ones they dealt with in 2018.

    • 03 Jan 2019
  • ECM in 2019: Brexit pursued by a bear?

    Volatility has returned to equity capital markets, derailing indices and making new capital raising much more difficult. ECM deals can still offer investors a way to outperform, but when markets are tough, their risk appetite shrivels. Many political shocks could hurt in 2019, starting with Brexit and a global trade war. But overshadowing all this is the fear that a more profound pessimism has returned to stalk equity markets, after their long upward decade. Sam Kerr reports.

    • 18 Dec 2018
  • Santhera Pharmaceuticals hits the market with Sfr77m capital raising

    Santhera Pharmaceuticals, the Swiss speciality pharmaceuticals company, has launched a Sfr77m fundraising following the release of its latest earnings statement on Wednesday morning.

    • 12 Dec 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 28,736.25 82 9.49%
2 JPMorgan 26,609.28 77 8.79%
3 Barclays 19,197.35 50 6.34%
4 HSBC 18,884.90 60 6.24%
5 BNP Paribas 18,849.94 38 6.23%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,498.80 2 86.78%
2 Swedbank 160.81 1 1.47%
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 160.81 1 1.47%
2 SEB 160.81 1 1.47%
2 Nordea 160.81 1 1.47%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 ING 220.22 2 15.39%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 220.22 2 15.39%
1 ABN AMRO Bank 220.22 2 15.39%
4 Morgan Stanley 114.77 1 8.02%
4 BNP Paribas 114.77 1 8.02%