Equity Capital Markets
A total of $1.3 billion was raised from the equity capital markets via 19 issues this week, pushing year-to-date issuance to $41.7 billion -- a 216% increase compared to the same period last year.
UBS remains at the top of the bookrunner rankings with $2.9 billion, followed by Haitong Securities and Bank of China on $2.5 billion and $2.2 billion respectively.
Miclyn Express Offshore's $260 billion Australian IPO was the largest deal of the week and led by J.P. Morgan, Macquarie Group and Morgan Stanley. J.P. Morgan moved up a notch to sit in ninth place with $1.4 billion, while Morgan Stanley retained its sixth place ranking on $1.7 billion.