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  • Noga draws $2.6bn book for debut bond

    Bahrain’s Oil and Gas Holding Company (Noga) had taken books of $2.6bn for its debut 10 year bond on Wednesday, while bankers debated the significance of the spread over the Bahraini sovereign.

    • 01:00 PM
  • MUFG hires ME veteran as Segal returns to London

    MUFG has hired a new head of Middle East capital markets in Dubai as Jonathan Segal relocates to London to focus on Europe.

    • 12:00 PM
  • Bond investors make room for new Qatar trade

    Investors are expecting a jumbo trade from the Qatari sovereign in the coming weeks, with money already shifting out of the borrower’s curve in preparation.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Lebanese CB calls on world to do more to overcome refugee burden

    Lebanon is angry because it is a small, highly-indebted country that has been left to deal with the influx of a million Syrian refugees without sufficient support from the rich countries that are engaged in the conflict

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Noga makes first foray into bonds

    Bahrain’s Oil and Gas Holding Company (Noga) is set to hit the road to market a debut 144A/Reg S dollar denominated benchmark trade with a tenor of up to 10 years, less than two years after the company made its debut in the syndicated loan market.

    • 10 Oct 2017

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  • BB Energy signs $225m refi

    Lebanon energy trading company BB Energy has signed a $225m revolving credit facility (RCF) to refinance a $200m facility from last year.

    • 01:45 PM
  • EBRD and IFC fund Serbia’s biggest wind farm

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and International Finance Corp have lent €215m to Vetroelektrane Balkana (WEBG) to develop Čibuk 1, the largest wind farm in Serbia and the western Balkans.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • Oman Electricity Holding Co launches second loan

    Oman Electricity Holding Co (EHC) has launched its second loan this year as part of its plan to raise $2bn across six of its subsidiaries.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Rakbank signs $350m debut loan

    The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah Rakbank has closed its debut syndicated loan for $350m with 22 banks.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Qatari fears should not become paranoia

    Emerging market loan bankers are used to a little political drama but the recent spat between the Saudi-led group of six Arab states and Qatar has caused doubts about whether to engage in deals with Qatari exposure. This stance is understandable for pure Qatari credits but the penumbra of uncertainty has now spread to entities at one remove from Qatar. Banks should not be put off lending.

    • 10 Oct 2017

Latest Middle East Equity news        bonds | loans

  • Hapag-Lloyd chips at debt pile with €352m rights issue

    Shares in Hapag-Lloyd, the German container shipping line, are holding up well as the subscription period for its €352m rights issue begins.

    • 02 Oct 2017
  • UK MPs question the FCA over softer rules for Aramco

    MPs are preparing to scrutinise the Financial Conduct Authority’s proposal to create a new premium listing category for sovereign-controlled companies, due to fears that it could weaken corporate governance standards of UK-listed companies.

    • 08 Sep 2017
  • Shock Etihad withdrawal leaves bondholders hanging

    Investors missed a strategic warning from Etihad earlier this year when the company removed the CEO in charge of its $4bn expansion strategy, and were blindsided this week when its partner airline Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy, write Virginia Furness and Aidan Gregory.

    • 17 Aug 2017
  • OQIC may end long Omani IPO drought

    Oman Qatar Insurance Co, the Omani subsidiary of the Qatar Insurance Co, is set to reopen the country’s sleepy IPO market with the first flotation on the Muscat Securities Market for more than two years.

    • 07 Aug 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 56,672.57 257 9.79%
2 HSBC 55,027.09 294 9.51%
3 JPMorgan 49,959.61 212 8.63%
4 Deutsche Bank 27,197.53 109 4.70%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 24,328.55 174 4.20%

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
  • Today
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 11.71%
2 JPMorgan 5,890.10 15 6.01%
3 Barclays 5,498.93 23 5.61%
4 HSBC 5,223.01 23 5.33%
5 BNP Paribas 5,165.02 8 5.27%