Latest EMEA Equity-Linked news

  • Barclays hires three in China, Japan push

    Barclays is rebuilding its franchise in Asia Pacific with three senior hires focusing on the China and Japan markets, according to a memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 18 Aug 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
  • Credit Suisse's Apac head of equity-linked retires

    Credit Suisse’s head of equity-linked origination for Asia Pacific is retiring from the industry after 17 years with the bank, sources said.

    • 17 Aug 2017
  • CB investors on the hook after Air Berlin files for bankruptcy

    Air Berlin, the second biggest airline in Germany, is at risk of defaulting on more than €600m equivalent of bonds, including €130m of convertible bonds, after the carrier filed for insolvency.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • China Hongqiao strikes $1bn equity deal with Citic

    China Hongqiao Group, which has been accused of alleged fraud and suspended from trading for almost five months, has struck a $1bn equity financing agreement with Citic Group Corp.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • Third senior banker leaves Goldman for HSBC

    A third equity banker has left the senior ranks of Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong to join HSBC, following Chito Jeyarajah’s recent exit from the US bulge bracket firm.

    • 15 Aug 2017
  • Focus shifts to EBs in quiet year for equity-linked

    Amid a slow year for equity-linked issuance in Asia, bankers are pinning their hopes on exchangeable bonds to make up for the shortfall. A template has emerged on the back of Postal Savings Bank of China’s $1bn EB, as cornerstone investors in Hong Kong IPOs look to monetise their stakes at a premium. John Loh reports.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • Asia equity-linked banker exits Goldman

    Dave Sandor is no longer with Goldman Sachs, where he oversaw equity-linked origination, structuring and execution across Asia Pacific and onshore China.

    • 09 Aug 2017
  • Bumi Resources digs up $2.6bn from rights, CB

    Indonesia’s Bumi Resources has raised Rph35.1tr ($2.6bn) from the sale of rights shares and mandatory convertible bonds, in a bid to shed debt.

    • 31 Jul 2017
  • HK banks shake up ECM senior ranks

    The musical chairs in Hong Kong’s equity capital market hit a crescendo this week, as senior bankers from both bulge brackets and Chinese firms took turns swapping seats. With several positions still left to be filled, the movement is unlikely to stop soon. But all this points to a sustained rise in business, writes John Loh.

    • 27 Jul 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 280,265.07 1033 8.97%
2 JPMorgan 255,894.98 1165 8.19%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 248,918.80 861 7.97%
4 Goldman Sachs 192,023.30 615 6.15%
5 Barclays 183,846.60 703 5.89%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,458.91 116 7.05%
2 Deutsche Bank 26,902.99 90 6.66%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24,997.04 70 6.19%
4 BNP Paribas 21,217.62 120 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 19,454.23 112 4.82%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,671.74 61 7.87%
2 Citi 12,076.06 76 6.95%
3 Morgan Stanley 11,899.85 66 6.85%
4 UBS 11,800.30 47 6.80%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,111.93 58 6.40%