Equity Capital Markets
A total of $7.5 billion has been raised in the Asian equity capital markets so far this week through 20 deals, marking the fastest start to a year on record and up from $762 million raised in the same period last year.
Follow-ons accounted for the majority of the volume with $6.9 billion, compared with $549 million in the same 2015 period. Volume was driven by Bohai Leasing’s $2.5 billion follow-on through sole bookrunner GS Securities.
In 2015, the Asian equity markets volume totaled $258.9 billion, the highest total since 2010 $311.7 billion and up 9% on 2014. The increase...