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  • Nigeria prints first diaspora bond but sells off

    Nigeria’s debut diaspora dollar bond sold off sharply in secondary trading as the decline in oil prices weighed on investor sentiment.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Liquid Telecom, Naspers line up as shine comes off African debt

    South African internet group Naspers and pan-African fibre cable provider Liquid Telecom are looking to add to what has been the busiest month for African issuance since July 2014. But an oil-related sell-off this week may mean tougher conditions for Liquid Telecom in particular next week.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Naspers plans bond as shine comes off African debt

    South Africa-based media group Naspers is looking to add to what has been the busiest month for African issuance since July 2014 but an oil-related sell-off this week suggests that the company may have missed the golden window.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Sibanye Gold glitters in bond markets

    South Africa’s Sibanye Gold attracted more than $2bn of demand for a debut dual-tranche Eurobond on Tuesday.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Nigeria's diaspora bond prices inside IPTs, then widens

    Nigeria priced sub-Saharan Africa’s first diaspora bond comfortably inside initial indications on Tuesday after two days of bookbuilding. However, the bonds, which were printed at 5.625%, had widened to nearly 6% by midday Tuesday and have stayed around that level.

    • 21 Jun 2017

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  • Fairfax aids Atlas Mara as UBN rights looms

    Atlas Mara, the London-listed company co-founded by Bob Diamond that invests in African financial services, announced a $200m equity capital raising on Wednesday, most of which will be taken up by Fairfax Africa Holdings Corp.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Sibanye Gold’s $1bn rights issue multiple times covered

    Sibanye Gold, one of the largest South African gold mining companies, has raised R13.5bn ($1bn) to refinance its acquisition of Stillwater in the US, after its rights issue was multiple times oversubscribed.

    • 12 Jun 2017
  • Second Barclays Africa ABB flies, grows to $2.9bn

    Barclays has sold more than half its stake in Barclays Africa, its separately listed South African subsidiary formerly known as Absa Bank, through a huge R37.7bn ($2.9bn) block trade on Wednesday night that was covered in 45 minutes.

    • 01 Jun 2017
  • CBs return with hit deals for spicy GN Store and Implats

    The drought of equity-linked bond issuance in EMEA has suddenly ended this week, with the launch of two deals in three days, by GN Store Nord, the Danish maker of hearing aids and audio devices, and Impala Platinum Holdings, the South African mining company.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Sibanye Gold brings R13.5bn rights offer for Stillwater acquisition

    A sell-off of shares in Sibanye Gold, one of the largest South African gold mining companies, entered its second day on Friday after the company unveiled terms for a highly dilutive R13.5bn ($1bn) rights issue on Thursday morning.

    • 19 May 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jun 2017
1 Citi 36,668.36 165 10.43%
2 HSBC 31,838.45 182 9.06%
3 JPMorgan 31,444.81 139 8.95%
4 Deutsche Bank 18,845.99 69 5.36%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 17,768.35 110 5.06%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Citi 13,266.57 31
2 JPMorgan 7,938.35 30
3 HSBC 7,559.34 19
4 Morgan Stanley 5,392.54 19
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,191.33 22

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 14,378.88 55 12.76%
2 Citi 13,699.88 48 12.16%
3 HSBC 9,441.88 45 8.38%
4 Deutsche Bank 7,434.85 17 6.60%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 6,792.43 31 6.03%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 ING 1,482.62 12 8.58%
2 UniCredit 1,246.63 9 7.22%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,207.51 11 6.99%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,086.95 7 6.29%
5 Credit Suisse 841.27 6 4.87%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Jun 2017
1 AXIS Bank 6,919.22 92 22.57%
2 Trust Investment Advisors 3,586.50 92 11.70%
3 ICICI Bank 2,587.59 71 8.44%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 2,419.40 26 7.89%
5 HDFC Bank 1,917.34 52 6.26%