Equity Capital Markets
Asia ex Japan ECM volume stands at $3.0bn via 23 deals so far this week four IPOs, 14 follow-ons and five convertible, compared to the $6.1bn via 26 deals completed in the previous week.
On May 30, Korean issuer Samsung Electronics completed a $1.2bn follow-on via JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs as bookrunners. South Korea ECM volume in 2018 YTD reached $9.3bn via 57 deals, highest level since 2010 $9.4bn. On a year-on-year comparison, the volume jumped 33% from $7.0bn via 62 deals.
Nine Asia ex Japan ECM transactions are expected to price next week five IPOs...