Equity Capital Markets
The Asian equity markets have raised $6.4 billion so far this week, the highest weekly volume since September 23 $6.6 billion and almost double the $3.5 billion raised in the same period last week.
Volume was pushed by Ping An’s $4.2 billion equity-linked deal, completed on November 27 through bookrunners CICC, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Guotai Junan Securities and JPMorgan. The deal marks the second largest equity-linked deal by Asian issuers on record and the sixth largest global ECM transaction so far this year.
The top three banks remain unchanged with Goldman Sachs topping the league table ranking with $16.8...