Equity Capital Markets
A relatively subdued $688 million was raised Monday through Thursday last week from a total of eight issues. Hong Kong was closed for a public holiday on Friday, which means any deal activity in the region on that day will be added to this week's tally.
The league table rankings remain static, with Goldman Sachs in the lead on $5.4 billion, followed by UBS on $4.9 billion and J.P. Morgan on $4.5 billion.
Chinese A-share issuance accounted for half the deal activity and 89% of the volume during the week -- led by Rainbow Department Store's $294 million IPO via China Merchants Securities. The domestic house sits outside the top 10 in...