Latest EMEA Equity-Linked news

  • Qiagen returns with $500m call-spread CB

    Qiagen, the Dutch biotechnology company, has returned to the equity-linked market to sell a six year senior unsecured convertible bond with a similar call spread structure to one it sold in September 2017.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • JPM taps Ping An-linked EB again for $85m

    JP Morgan sold its second tap of equity-linked notes using the Hong Kong-listed shares of Ping An Insurance Group Co of China as the underlying securities, this time raising $85m.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • Netflix’s $2bn high yield bond is a missed opportunity

    Netflix has returned to the high yield market once again this week with a $2bn offering to fund its ever-increasing spend on its original films and TV shows. But instead of issuing high coupon debt, the company would have done better to look at a convert.

    • 23 Oct 2018
  • Deutsche banker leaves to head Mizuho ECM syndication

    Mizuho has hired an equity-linked banker from Deutsche Bank for its equity capital markets business in London.

    • 22 Oct 2018
  • Vinpearl steers $125m EB tap in volatile market

    Vinpearl raised $125m on Thursday night after tapping a $325m exchangeable bond sold in June, managing to navigate the sea of red in equity markets.

    • 05 Oct 2018
  • Yuen quits JP Morgan ECM team

    Hong Kong-based Alex Yuen has resigned from JP Morgan’s equity capital markets team, GlobalCapital Asia understands.

    • 03 Oct 2018
  • RAG-Stiftung bags €1bn from Evonik sales

    RAG-Stiftung, the German foundation created in 2007 to support the discontinuation of the country’s coal mines, opted to a block trade alongside an exchangeable bond to sell a 7% stake in Evonik Industries, the German speciality chemicals company, for €1bn.

    • 25 Sep 2018
  • Nomura brings back Lim to head Asia ex-Japan equity-linked

    Nomura has brought a senior banker back into its fold to lead the convertible bond origination business in Asia ex-Japan, according to a memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 21 Sep 2018
  • Glencore proves arb is not dead with $125m equity-neutral tap

    Glencore, the Swiss mining and commodities company, has returned to the equity-linked market with a $125m tap of its non-dilutive convertible bonds due in March 2025, placed overnight on Wednesday evening.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Korian issues €60m tap of hybrid perpetual CB

    Korian, the French operator of care homes for the elderly, has raised €60m via a tap of the popular €240m perpetual hybrid convertible bond it issued in June 2017.

    • 18 Sep 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 324,471.31 1258 8.12%
2 JPMorgan 316,868.31 1379 7.93%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 291,884.28 1002 7.30%
4 Barclays 245,368.47 916 6.14%
5 Goldman Sachs 215,006.82 722 5.38%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 45,589.37 178 7.11%
2 JPMorgan 43,572.44 88 6.79%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 33,071.14 158 5.15%
4 UniCredit 32,917.16 149 5.13%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 32,145.89 124 5.01%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,559.65 59 8.93%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,209.37 65 8.70%
3 Citi 9,711.73 55 6.40%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,471.86 53 5.58%
5 UBS 8,136.41 33 5.36%