A total of $1.7 billion has been raised from the equity capital markets this week from 21 issues, the third-lowest weekly level so far this year. Despite the low weekly volume, 2011 YTD volume totals $87.3 billion, up 3% year-on-year and stands as the highest YTD volume on record.
Goldman Sachs leads the league table ranking with $8.4 billion, followed by Deutsche Bank. UBS moved up a notch to third place.
AZ Electronic Materials’ $398 million follow-on was the largest issue of the week, led by UBS.
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Issuance reached $1.5 billion this week through just one deal -- the lowest weekly deal count in 2011, pushing volume for the year so far with $54.1 billion, up 69% year-on-year. HSBC tops the league table ranking with $6.5 billion, followed by Deutsche Bank with $4.7 billion and UBS with $4.2 billion.
The $1.5 billion issue for ADB by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Daiwa Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank and UBS was the week's biggest deal, and pushed UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch to third and seventh place respectively in the league table.
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