• Student accommodation firm Unite raises £170m in day block trade

    Unite Group, the UK’s largest developer and manager of student accommodation, has raised £170m in a daytime block trade to fund two new building projects.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • Equity issuers dip toes back in after rough start to February

    The equity capital market has kicked back into life this week with a number of high profile deals to test investor appetite. But with investors challenging IPO valuations and volatility causing a scare, lead managers might have to start selling deals on their fundamentals rather than relying on bullish market sentiment to do the job.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • EMEA blocks market reopens with WPP and Farmafactoring trades

    The equity blocks market in EMEA reopened after Presidents Day on Tuesday night with trades in WPP, the UK advertising agency, and Banca Farmafactoring.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Active managers eye chance to prove themselves amid volatility

    Volatility is still the talk of equity markets after last week's global sell-offs. Prices have stabilised but markets are expected to remain turbulent, raising questions as to whether these conditions will lead to a fundamental shift in how equity investors manage their portfolios.

    • 14 Feb 2018
  • Galliford to raise £150m to cover Carillion costs

    Galliford Try, the UK construction company, has announced a £150m capital increase to help cover costs related to the collapse of Carillion in January.

    • 14 Feb 2018
  • Yushvaev sells €134m of Delivery Hero stock

    Another equity block trade in Delivery Hero, the German online food ordering marketplace, flew out of the door on Thursday night after the company had reported its 2017 earnings earlier in the week.

    • 09 Feb 2018
  • Umicore raises €891.5m despite difficult markets

    Umicore, the Belgian materials technology and recycling group listed on Euronext Brussels, braved volatile equity markets on Thursday to raise €891.5m of new equity.

    • 09 Feb 2018
  • Credit Suisse equity-linked head rejoins Morgan Stanley

    Eva Zhong, who ran Credit Suisse’s equity-linked business in Asia, is rejoining Morgan Stanley to take up a senior equity capital markets role, sources close to the move said.

    • 09 Feb 2018
  • TalkTalk raises quickfire £200m after profit warning

    TalkTalk Telecom Group, the UK provider of telecoms and broadband services, raised £200m on Thursday from an intra-day capital increase after issuing a profit warning.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • Asian ECM brushes off global stock selldown

    Asian stocks added to the rout in global equity markets this week, putting a speed bump in front of the frenetic pace of primary activity. But deals continued to get done through the worst of the selldown, as equity bankers argued that the sell-off was a healthy, and temporary, correction. John Loh reports.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • Vincom employees net $198m from block sale

    A group of employees from Vincom Retail have raised Dong 4.51tr ($197.5m) after they sold a block of the company’s shares, upsizing the offer on the back of strong institutional demand.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • Volatility returns and valuations challenged but ECM soldier on

    A buoyant January in equities markets has been followed by a difficult start to February, with the first IPOs out of a full pipeline seeing some issues in marketing just as stock markets tumble across the globe.

    • 07 Feb 2018
  • Ocado braves rough markets with £143m capital increase

    Ocado, the UK online grocer, raised £143m of fresh equity on Tuesday morning in an early day accelerated bookbuild led by Goldman Sachs and Numis Securities that finished “a few times covered”, according to a banker involved.

    • 06 Feb 2018
  • Vincom employees net $198m from block sale

    A group of Vincom Retail employees sold a block of the company’s shares on Monday, raising D4.51tr ($198.1m) after they bumped up the size of the offer, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 06 Feb 2018
  • IOB sends out feelers to banks for $156m QIP

    Indian Overseas Bank, a state-owned lender, plans to hire three firms to help it raise Rp10bn ($156m) from a qualified institutional placement, according to a request for proposals.

    • 06 Feb 2018
  • Ascendas India block comes up against global stock rout

    The mayhem reverberating through global equity markets pushed shares of Ascendas India Trust down to a new 52-week low, after the firm raised S$100m ($76m) from an overnight placement.

    • 06 Feb 2018
  • HSBC offloads Prisa rights ahead of €563m recap

    Despite a turbulent Monday for markets in Asia, Europe and the US, HSBC successfully completed the sale of 4.7m subscription rights for shares in Prisa, the Spanish media group that owns El País, ahead of its €563m rights issue.

    • 05 Feb 2018
  • Times Property Holdings block goes for HK$834m

    Schiavona International Holdings has raised HK$833.5m ($106.6m) after offloading a block of shares in real estate developer Times Property Holdings, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 02 Feb 2018
  • India seeks InvIT boost as NHAI picked for share sale

    India plans to monetise its highway assets by packaging them into infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) for IPOs, the government said during its annual budget presentation.

    • 02 Feb 2018
  • Unclear future for Russian issuance as US sanctions talk returns

    Some of the wealthiest and most influential businesspeople in the Russian Federation received an expected, but still unpleasant, piece of news on Monday with the publication of a US Treasury Department list that is expected to precede new sanctions, write Sam Kerr and Bianca Boorer.

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • JM Financial pockets $102m in QIP with zero discount

    Indian brokerage JM Financial is set to bag Rp6.5bn ($101.8m) from a qualified institutional placement with no discount to its market price, as investors jostled for the shares.

    • 01 Feb 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 71,795.24 248 8.65%
2 JPMorgan 59,685.75 255 7.19%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,401.35 173 6.31%
4 Barclays 50,153.02 148 6.04%
5 Deutsche Bank 44,937.03 167 5.41%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9,857.42 14 13.05%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,833.35 12 10.37%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,773.27 11 7.65%
4 Citi 4,606.54 14 6.10%
5 BNP Paribas 4,132.76 19 5.47%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2,546.04 12 11.21%
2 JPMorgan 1,732.54 10 7.63%
3 Credit Suisse 1,727.84 7 7.61%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,465.10 11 6.45%
5 Citi 1,285.41 7 5.66%