Latest EMEA Equity-Linked news

  • STMicro gets $1.5bn with ‘fairly priced’ CB as market revives

    The spate of equity linked issuance since the market reopened in mid-May quickened on Thursday with the launch of the largest “real CB” in EMEA for more than two years: a $1.5bn deal for STMicroelectronics, one of the region’s most prolific issuers.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Orange uses bond, block to shed 2.6% of BT

    Orange, the French telecoms company, sold a third of its stake in UK peer BT Group on Monday night through a block trade and used another third to back an exchangeable bond in an attempt to “take a balanced approach when reducing its exposure”, a banker on the deal said.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • Symrise, Orpar, Astaldi ride wave of equity-linked demand

    The revival of equity-linked issuance in Europe continued this week with three deals, all of the kind investors are looking for: from smaller companies with higher credit spreads and interesting equity stories.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • Bayer offloads €2bn of Covestro via block, CB

    Bayer monetised a large stake in Covestro, the plastics company it span off in 2015, on Tuesday night through a simultaneous block trade and exchangeable bond worth a total of €2bn, which were both covered in an hour by more than 100 investors each.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • MS, CS promote from within for senior Oz roles

    Morgan Stanley has given two senior bankers in Australia new roles as head of ECM and head of fixed income capital markets, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 31 May 2017
  • Adani Ports to set sail with $1.5bn bonds

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone is planning to raise up to $1.5bn via a domestic or international bond offering, and is also exploring a possible issuance of equity or convertible bonds.

    • 29 May 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
  • China Mengniu Dairy churns out $195m EB

    China Mengniu Dairy has sealed a $194.8m exchangeable bond following a strong response from investors during wall-crossing, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 19 May 2017
  • Barclays’ Halperin returns to US

    Steven Halperin, co-head of EMEA equity capital markets at Barclays Capital, is leaving that job and will return to the US, to a different role at Barclays. He is already spending more of his time in the US.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Bumi Resources preps $2.6bn equity raise

    Indonesian coal miner Bumi Resources has set the shareholder entitlement for its Rph35.1tr ($2.6bn) fundraising plans, which include a rights offer and the sale of mandatory convertible bonds.

    • 16 May 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 Citi 206,449.53 755 8.84%
2 JPMorgan 192,919.68 823 8.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 175,174.46 602 7.50%
4 Barclays 144,195.77 526 6.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 139,497.22 445 5.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 23,530.61 67 7.96%
2 HSBC 20,994.25 74 7.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,490.14 49 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 15,076.29 72 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 14,834.05 81 5.02%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 10,673.78 46 8.06%
2 Citi 9,632.20 60 7.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 9,310.79 46 7.03%
4 UBS 9,230.61 36 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,508.94 46 6.43%