Equity capital markets
In total, 19 Asian issuers tapped the equity capital markets this week, raising just $1.5 billion down 54% from the $3.2 billion raised during the previous week, bringing year-to-date issuance to $95.2 billion, down a mere 1% on the $96.1 billion raised during the same period in 2010.
Goldman Sachs continues to dominate the league table rankings with $9.1 billion, followed by Deutsche Bank and UBS.
A $522 million IPO for Korea Aerospace Industries was the largest deal of the week, led by Woori Finance and Hyundai Securities.
Issues scheduled to price next week include a $563 million...