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  • Saudi Electricity Co taps loan market for $1.75bn

    Saudi Electricity Co (SEC), the largest utility company in the Middle East and North Africa, signed its largest international syndicated loan of $1.75bn on Wednesday with eight banks.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • Abu Dhabi boycott scenario leaves no one crying

    The spat between Qatar and its GCC neighbours has reared its ugly head in the capital markets, with the possibility of Abu Dhabi informally boycotting Qatari-owned banks on the table. But neither side is likely to really feel the pinch.

    • 15 Aug 2017
  • First AD Bank’s head of loan distribution leaves

    First Abu Dhabi Bank’s head of loan distribution Steve Perry has left the bank, five months after he joined the capital markets team as part of First Gulf Bank and National Abu Dhabi Bank’s merger.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • Qatar banks set to suffer from diplomatic row but funding still possible

    The continued severance of diplomatic ties between Qatar and its neighbours is a growing risk to the country’s banks’ capital raising efforts, which have the heaviest reliance on overseas funding in the Gulf.

    • 08 Aug 2017
  • Rakbank to rake in $250m for loan debut

    The National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah (Rakbank) launched its first syndicated loan on Tuesday for $250m with a three year tenor.

    • 08 Aug 2017

Latest Middle East Equity news        bonds | loans

  • 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
  • IoD disses new FCA rules to lure Aramco

    On Wednesday, the UK’s Institute of Directors, the organisation that represents company directors and business leaders, became the latest lobby group to voice its concern at the Financial Conduct Authority’s proposal to create a new premium listing category for sovereign-owned companies.

    • 02 Aug 2017
  • Trio of investors sell 16.9% of Taptica International

    Shares in Taptica International, the London-listed Israeli digital marketing solutions company, closed 5.4% lower on Wednesday after three investors sold a 16.9% stake for £39.5m, through an accelerated bookbuild on Tuesday night.

    • 26 Jul 2017

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 45,246.26 208 10.06%
2 HSBC 42,646.64 242 9.48%
3 JPMorgan 38,525.88 175 8.56%
4 Deutsche Bank 23,106.03 91 5.14%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 21,042.29 146 4.68%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,490.99 35 15.51%
2 HSBC 12,184.33 28 13.04%
3 JPMorgan 11,461.94 38 12.26%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,002.62 30 9.63%
5 Morgan Stanley 6,121.99 23 6.55%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,344.60 66 12.27%
2 Citi 16,152.98 59 12.13%
3 HSBC 10,207.12 52 7.66%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,468.11 22 6.36%
5 BNP Paribas 7,684.94 22 5.77%

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 2,367.70 19 9.19%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,039.65 17 7.92%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 1,965.88 6 7.63%
4 UniCredit 1,759.22 13 6.83%
5 Commerzbank Group 1,202.77 11 4.67%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 9,651.95 136 21.72%
2 ICICI Bank 4,323.81 111 9.73%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 4,252.69 112 9.57%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 3,379.47 35 7.60%
5 HDFC Bank 2,210.92 60 4.97%