Equity capital markets
Activity in the Asian equity markets totalled $772 million from 16 deals so far this week, down from $3.5 billion recorded during the previous week, marking the lowest weekly level since the week of Jan 2 $164 million. This brings the 2012 total to $58.3 billion, down 19% from the $72.3 billion raised during the same period last year.
A $230 million follow on for Tempo Scan Pacific through sole bookrunner HSBS was the biggest deal of the week. It is also the biggest healthcare equity deal in the region so far this year and the biggest-ever in Indonesia.