It was a lacklustre week in the equity capital markets with only $185 million raised from seven issues û the lowest weekly volume since the first week of 2008, which saw $89 million worth of deals price. The league table rankings remain static this week with Citi, Credit Suisse and UBS leading the field with market shares of 9.6%, 7.5% and 7.3% respectively.
The largest deal of the week was a $61 million ADR for China Distance Education Holdings. Citi and Merrill Lynch ran the books.
Deals scheduled to price next week include KS Energy ServicesÆ $128 million follow-on offering via Kim Eng Securities.
Debt Capital Markets
The debt capital markets were revived this week by HKCG FinanceÆs $1.0 billion trade led by HSBC and Morgan Stanley. Debt volumes have now broken through the $15 billion barrier, which took 213 days this year compared to 115 days last year.
HSBC increased its lead at the top of the league tables with $2.5 billion on the back of this weekÆs deal, followed by Deutsche Bank on $1.9 billion and Citi with $1.5 billion. Morgan Stanley moved into the top 10 to sit in ninth place with $935 million.