Latest EMEA IPO news

  • European IPOs fizzing, despite political risk

    Despite the rise of the far right in the Austrian election, political turmoil in Catalonia and sputtering Brexit negotiations, there is further evidence this week that the IPO market is in great health.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • SMCP heads for €1.6bn valuation as pricing tightens

    The IPO of SMCP, the French fashion group, is covered throughout its revised €22 to €22.50 range, ahead of the end of the bookbuild on Wednesday evening.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • JD Sports co-founders prepare to float Footasylum

    Footasylum, the UK sports shoe retailer, plans to float on London’s Alternative Investment Market next month, it said in an intention to float document on Monday.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Aedas Homes IPO covered throughout revised range

    The price range for the €680m IPO of Aedas Homes, the Spanish home builder, has been narrowed to €31.65 to €32.40, the bottom half of the initial range. The deal is covered throughout that range, according to a banker involved in the deal.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Varta’s €203m IPO closes four days early, multiple times covered

    Varta AG, the German maker of micro-batteries for hearing aids and wireless headphones, will close the books for its €203m IPO early, after receiving substantial demand from investors. It looks set to be priced at the top of the range.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Power producer ContourGlobal starts $400m London IPO

    Yet another new London IPO was unveiled on Thursday, when ContourGlobal, the emerging markets-focused power generation company, said it would raise $400m to finance growth and cut debt, by selling new shares to institutional investors.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Bawag aims to break Vienna record with IPO at high multiple

    After a successful two week investor education process, Bawag, the Austrian bank, has unveiled the terms for its IPO on the Vienna Stock Exchange, which could value it at up to €5.2bn if it is priced at the top of the range.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Terveystalo’s IPO biggest in Finland since ’98

    Shares in Terveystalo Healthcare, the Finnish private healthcare business owned by EQT Partners, rose 7% on Wednesday morning after they began trading in Helsinki. The company's IPO closed a day early due to the strength of demand.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • London IPOs thrive with Bakkavor, M7 Reit as deals trade up

    After a slump in volumes over the past year since the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, the London IPO market is reviving, with two more flotations announced so far this week.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Wall Street’s empire strikes back in Treasury report

    A US Treasury report on capital markets, published on Friday, struck a populist tone, saying the rise of private credit at the expense of public market sources of financing has snatched money-making opportunities away from average Americans. But it is investment banking that has most to gain from a boost to public debt markets, not individual investors.

    • 10 Oct 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 356,356.29 1337 9.08%
2 JPMorgan 317,952.80 1443 8.10%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 316,523.82 1098 8.06%
4 Goldman Sachs 235,165.28 784 5.99%
5 Barclays 229,116.44 888 5.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,411.72 162 6.58%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,293.84 117 6.56%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,113.25 94 5.95%
4 BNP Paribas 27,578.61 168 5.27%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,536.02 78 8.84%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.38%
3 Citi 15,946.50 94 7.21%
4 UBS 15,404.75 59 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,695.77 74 6.19%