Equity capital markets
A total of $1.5 billion has been raised from the equity capital markets from eight issues, the lowest number of deals priced in any week this year and, in fact, the lowest since March 2009, when just $20 million was raised through seven deals.
The top three standings in the league table remain unchanged with Goldman Sachs leading with $5.7 billion, followed by UBS and Deutsche Bank.
An $855 million IPO by Renren was the largest issue of the week and led by Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Jefferies Company. Yuanda China Holdings’ also raised...