Equity capital markets
The equity capital markets helped 18 issues to raise $2.1 billion this week — driving year-to-date issuance to $55 billion, slightly down from the record year-to-date volume of $56.5 billion achieved in 2010. The top three league table rankings remain unchanged, with Goldman Sachs sitting at the top on $4.9 billion, followed by Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse.
TPK Holding’s $400million equity-linked issue was the largest deal of the week, and was led by J.P.Morgan and Nomura. Zhejiang Ming Jewelry’s $294 million IPO through Caitong Securities was next biggest.
Issues scheduled to price next week includea $1.7 billion IPO for Hui Xian Reit, led by Bank of China, Citic Securities and HSBC; and Robinsons Land’s $312 million follow-on through ATR KimEng Capital Partners.
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Debt capital markets
Borrowers raised a total of $2.5 billion in the region’s debt capital markets this week, pushing year-to-date volume to more than $32 billion. HSBC maintains its top ranking in the league table with $3.9 billion, followed by J.P. Morgan and Standard Chartered Bank.
A $700 million bond for Export-Import Bank of Korea, or Kexim, was the largest deal of the week and was led by Standard Chartered, UBS, HSBC, RBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Indian Overseas Bank also raised $500 million through its Hong Kong branch, with the help of bookrunners Standard Chartered, J.P. Morgan, HSBC, RBS and Citi.
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