The equity capital markets saw $1.8 billion raised this week via 29 issues. The top 10 league table rankings remain static with Goldman Sachs leading the field on $6.7 billion, followed by Morgan Stanley with $6.6 billion and UBS on $6.3 billion.
Alliance GlobalÆs $380 million placement was the largest issue of the week and sole led by UBS.
Morgan Stanley, in second place, narrowed the gap between itself and Goldman Sachs to a $70 million differential in the rankings, after running the books on LDK SolarÆs $469 million IPO joint-led with UBS that was priced late last week.
Deals expected to price next week include Sunny Optical TechnologyÆs $118 million...