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  • Investors unconvinced by Egypt euro plans

    The Republic of Egypt is planning to issue a euro denominated bond, its finance minister Amr El-Garhy told GlobalCapital at the IMF Annual Meetings in Washington DC. However, investors are not convinced the sovereign will be able to get the deal done.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • Fitch hacks at Gabon’s rating

    Fitch took the knife to Gabon’s credit rating after market close on Friday, cutting the creditworthiness of the West African sovereign a notch to B at a time of increasing funding requirements for the country.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • South Africa central banker warns on political wrangling

    Political uncertainty is crimping South Africa’s growth potential, the central bank’s governor has warned, as the finance minister says maintaining its credit rating is a key priority

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Warnings over EM bond bubble as markets break records

    Record bond market inflows, low volatility and narrow credit spreads have pot bankers and analysts on alert for a sudden bursting of a bubble — the only problem is that no one is sure what the trigger will be

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Fidelity Bank prints at nosebleed yield

    Nigeria’s Fidelity Bank printed a $400m five year bond this week at the highest yield seen in emerging markets this year, and the paper was snapped up immediately in the aftermarket.

    • 12 Oct 2017

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  • Agarwal doubles down on costly bid for Anglo influence

    Anil Agarwal, founder of mining group Vedanta Resources, has managed to surprise the stockmarket with the same trick twice. But as Jon Hay and Aidan Gregory write, his intentions in buying another £1.5bn of shares in Anglo American are anything but clear, and he is paying a high price for influence.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Steinhoff Africa Retail IPO a success, up 5% on day one

    Shares in Steinhoff Africa Retail, the African retail assets of Steinhoff International, rose 5% above their IPO price on Wednesday after the company made its debut on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Sibanye Gold finishes Stillwater refinancing

    Sibanye Gold, the South African gold miner, took the final step towards refinancing its acquisition of US platinum miner Stillwater on Tuesday, when it issued a $450m convertible bond.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Steinhoff Africa Retail finishes biggest ever South African IPO

    The IPO of Steinhoff Africa Retail, known as Star, the African discount store assets of Steinhoff International, has been priced at R20.50 a share, the midpoint of the initial R18 to R23 range.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Rush of blocks greets funds after Labor Day

    After the US public holiday on Monday restricted trading, the equity block trades market in EMEA reopened spectacularly this week, with a rush of large deals from across the region.

    • 05 Sep 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 56,751.99 258 9.78%
2 HSBC 55,106.52 295 9.50%
3 JPMorgan 50,039.03 213 8.62%
4 Deutsche Bank 27,197.53 109 4.69%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 24,407.97 175 4.21%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,236.12 48 14.67%
2 HSBC 14,417.38 33 12.27%
3 JPMorgan 13,685.70 47 11.65%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,330.75 38 8.79%
5 Santander 9,596.44 36 8.17%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 23,828.80 80 12.78%
2 Citi 22,438.42 77 12.03%
3 HSBC 16,512.02 63 8.86%
4 BNP Paribas 9,898.80 29 5.31%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,721.98 26 5.21%

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
  • 18 Oct 2017
1 ING 2,729.06 23 8.33%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,624.57 11 8.01%
3 UniCredit 2,390.81 17 7.30%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,301.01 20 7.02%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2,180.06 9 6.65%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 11,489.16 155 23.05%
2 ICICI Bank 5,143.70 131 10.32%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 4,716.76 132 9.46%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 3,661.93 41 7.35%
5 Yes Bank Ltd 2,469.67 59 4.95%