Equity Capital Markets
Issuance reached $3.8 billion this week from 23 deals – pushing volume for the year so far over the $247 billion mark to stand at the highest year-to-date level ever. Goldman Sachs leads the field in the league table ranking with $20.1 billion followed by Morgan Stanley and UBS on $16 billion and $15.2 billion respectively.
Sino Land’s $663 million follow-on was the largest offering this week and led by Goldman Sachs.
Issues expected to price next week include a $1.6 billion follow-on for India's Power Grid Corp via bookrunners Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, J.P. Morgan and State Bank of India; and a $310 million IPO for Mewah International led by BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse.
Debt Capital Markets
A total of $2.5 billion via eight trades was raised from the debt capital markets this week, bumping up year-to-date issuance to $80.7 billion – a 22% increase over the same period last year. Deutsche Bank jumps to the top of the league table ranking on $7.5 billion followed by HSBC and UBS with $7.4 billion and $6.5 billion respectively.
The largest deal of the week was a $1 billion deal for ICICI Bank (Hong Kong). Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital and Citi were the bookrunners.
Deutsche Bank moved up a rung in the league table on the back of three deals, including the ICICI Bank transaction, China Forestry Holdings’ $300 million issue and China Oriental Group’s $300 million bond. Citi too climbed one place to take the fourth spot with $6.4 billion, also on the back of the ICICI Bank deal.