Latest Equity People & Markets news

  • Actiam tries to sail within planet’s nine boundaries

    Actiam, the Dutch asset manager, has launched what it believes is the first investment strategy built around the nine planetary boundaries — an attempt to describe the ecological limits within which humans can live sustainably on Earth.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • China issues updated London-Shanghai Connect rules

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission has cut the lock up period for converting global depository receipts (GDRs) into A-shares in half for the London-Shanghai Stock Connect, expected to launch in late 2018.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • UK regulators ratchet up pressure on banks over climate change

    The Bank of England announced on Monday a consultation on a package of measures to tighten its scrutiny of banks’ and other financial firms’ readiness for climate change. The Bank’s approach is gradualist, but it is signalling clearly that firms must take the financial risks from climate change seriously, and that regulation in this area will be ramped up.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • Rubicon Infrastructure hires pair to expand into UK

    Irish boutique investment bank Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has hired two bankers with over 40 years of experience to expand its business into the UK.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Tobam founder attacks passive investing

    Yves Choueifaty, founder and president of Tobam, talks to GlobalCapital about carbon footprints, public debt, cryptocurrencies, and how passive investment is "the only industry in the world in which people do nothing for a living and then they claim they are cheap".

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Hong Kong watchdog slams IPO sponsors

    Hong Kong’s IPO sponsors are in the spotlight again after the top enforcer at the city’s regulator called them out for poor work this week.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Equity rout adds to pressure on Indian ECM

    A chill wind is blowing through the Indian equity markets that is likely to spill over into next year, as the combination of national elections and a liquidity crunch puts investors off primary offerings. John Loh writes.

    • 11 Oct 2018
  • Soc Gen makes two corporate finance appointments

    Société Générale has made two appointments in its corporate banking teams; one in London, one in Paris.

    • 10 Oct 2018
  • MUFG reorg puts three global heads outside Japan

    MUFG has put in place a new management structure, which sees a number of its businesses run globally but from outside Japan. The bank has also crowned several regional and deputy regional heads.

    • 09 Oct 2018
  • CFA Institute urges investor caution over dual-class shares

    Two prominent Asian markets approved dual-class securities this year, but the CFA Institute this week warned of a host of risks that the structure poses to investors.

    • 09 Oct 2018

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  • EU should not bully Italy

    Italy bowed to pressure — some from the markets, but some from eurozone politicians — and revised down its budget deficit target this week. But the European Union should not go too hard on the country for the long-term health of the union.

    • 04 Oct 2018

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Capital markets data from GlobalCapital

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 300,564.69 1167 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 292,705.55 1273 7.86%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 274,298.19 930 7.36%
4 Barclays 227,796.85 849 6.12%
5 Goldman Sachs 201,953.92 668 5.42%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 42,985.58 172 7.09%
2 JPMorgan 38,694.99 77 6.39%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 32,828.90 156 5.42%
4 UniCredit 32,244.17 143 5.32%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 31,187.44 119 5.15%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,829.62 54 9.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 12,047.80 58 8.45%
3 Citi 9,451.48 53 6.63%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,043.15 48 5.64%
5 UBS 7,829.15 30 5.49%