• Phoenix Group cheers capital markets with M&A financing

    Phoenix Group, the UK life assurance fund consolidator plans to raise £1.5bn of underwritten debt to part-fund its £3.24bn cash and shares acquisition of Standard Life Aberdeen’s insurance business, in what is likely to be one of the biggest sterling acquisitions this year.

    • 23 Feb 2018
  • EasyHotel raises £50m to fund expansion

    EasyHotel, the UK budget hotel developer and franchise operator, has raised £50m through an increased share placement to fund the development of new hotels. Its CEO said expansion plans stretched as far as Sri Lanka and Iran.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Southeast Asia ECM pipeline fills up in Year of the Dog

    The pipeline for equity capital raisings out of Southeast Asia is filling up nicely, with issuers from the Philippines, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Singapore looking to launch deals.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Indian banks’ QIP plans hit for six by PNB revelation

    Indian state-owned Punjab National Bank sent shockwaves through the country’s financial system last week when it disclosed a $1.8bn fraud at one of its branches. The timing could not have been worse, with the announcement casting a shadow over other public sector banks, most of which are in dire need of capital, writes Jonathan Breen.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • PRS raises £250m to invest in UK housing

    PRS Reit, a UK real estate investment trust that builds and owns private rented homes in the UK, has completed a £250m capital raising to invest in UK real estate.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Cineworld's £1.7bn rights offer fully subscribed after rump sale

    Cineworld, the UK cinema operator, has finished its £1.7bn rights issue to finance its reverse takeover of Regal Entertainment in the US, winning a high take-up from its shareholders.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Canara Bank hires five for Rp45bn QIP

    Indian state-owned Canara Bank has appointed a five-strong syndicate group to run a potential Rp45bn ($695.7m) qualified institutional placement (QIP), according to a senior banker on the deal.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Idea Cellular calls investors for Rp35bn share sale

    Idea Cellular has raised Rp35bn ($541.8m) from a qualified institutional placement (QIP) as it prepares for a mega merger with the Indian unit of network carrier giant Vodafone.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • EN+ restructures leadership as Deripaska set to step down

    Oleg Deripaska is to step down from his role as president of EN+, the Russian aluminium and hydropower company, which floated for $1.5bn in London and Moscow in November, and as president of its affiliate Rusal, as part of a pre-planned organisational change in which he will shift focus to other business interests.

    • 19 Feb 2018
  • Prisa's 'transformational' rights offer ends 7.6 times covered

    Prisa, the Spanish media group, has raised €563m to tackle its high debts after its rights issue finished more than seven times oversubscribed.

    • 16 Feb 2018
  • Creval’s €699m recapitalisation gets going

    Creval, the Italian bank, has kicked off its fully underwritten €699m rights issue, having announced the price range late on Wednesday evening.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • Idea Cellular on track with Rp35bn QIP

    India's Idea Cellular opened books for a qualified institutional placement of up to Rp35bn ($547.4m) after getting final approval for the deal from its board of directors on Wednesday.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • San Miguel Pure Foods eyes $1.5bn follow-on

    Philippine food and beverage conglomerate San Miguel Pure Foods Co is planning to tap the local equity capital markets for up to $1.5bn, according to an exchange filing on Wednesday.

    • 14 Feb 2018
  • Canara Bank adds Rp10bn to fundraising goal

    Indian state-owned Canara Bank is looking to raise up to Rp45bn in fresh capital. It increased the target by Rp10bn this week and plans to use methods including a qualified institutional placement and rights issue.

    • 09 Feb 2018
  • Electronics manufacturer IMI sets price for Ps5bn rights

    Philippines-based Integrated Micro-Electronics (IMI) is planning to tap its shareholders for Ps5bn ($97.3m) of fresh capital. The company has priced its rights issue at an attractive discount to win them over.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • JinkoSolar launches $100 ADS fundraising

    JinkoSolar Holding Co set out plans to raise $100m on Wednesday, after opening the order book for a follow-on offering of American Depository Shares alongside a private placement of the shares, according to a deal term sheet.

    • 07 Feb 2018
  • Cogo seals $595m rights, Ganfeng Lithium seeks nod for HK IPO

    China Overseas Grand Oceans Group (Cogo) has raised HK$4.7bn ($595.2m) from a rights issue of over a billion new shares, despite the deal being undersubscribed by shareholders.

    • 05 Feb 2018
  • Capita comes full Serco to dodge Carillion fate

    The big fall in the share price of UK outsourcer Capita on Wednesday led to fears of another large corporate collapse in the sector following Carillion's demise last month. But market sources saw the rights issue and turnaround plans, which caused the dip, as a way to avoid disaster as peer Serco once did with similar tactics.

    • 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%