Equity Capital Markets
Equity capital markets volume surged ahead this week with $805 million raised from six deals, including LG Display's $775 million bought deal via Morgan Stanley and UBS. The deal helped push the two banks to the top of the league table ranking -- with UBS sitting in first place with $2.3 billion, followed by Morgan Stanley on $2.1 billion and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch with $1.9 billion.
Year-to-date issuance in the region stands at $10.9 billion from 105 deals, down 40% from the $18.0 billion raised in the same period last year.
Debt Capital Markets
The debt capital markets remained quiet for the second week in a row with zero trades....