Equity Capital Markets
A total of $4.0 billion has been raised in the Asian equity capital markets so far this week through 22 deals, compared to the $3.7 billion raised in the same period last week. This represents the highest weekly level since January 27 $4.2 billion through 17 deals.
Harbin Bank’s $.1 billion IPO through a consortium of 11 bookrunners was the largest deal of the week and also the second largest Asia ex-Japan IPO in 2014 so far. The deal is also the seventh biggest IPO of the year.
Asian issuers have so far raised $12.8 billion through IPOs in 2014...