Equity Capital Markets
Issuance in the equity capital markets reached $1.9 billion this week, bringing year-to-date volume to $37.3 billion -- down 19% from the $46.0 billion raised in the same period last year. The deal flow of 36 issues was at the highest weekly level since the week of December 17, 2007, when 57 deals were completed.
Goldman Sachs continues to head the league table rankings on $5.3 billion, followed by UBS on $4.5 billion and J.P. Morgan on $4.4 billion.
Yingli Green Energy Holdings' $242 million accelerated bookbuild was the largest issue of the week based on Dealogic's criteria which treat Yanlord's CBequity follow-on combination as two deals and led by Citi,...