Equity Capital Markets
The equity capital markets moved forward at an even pace this week, raising $2.2 billion from 13 issues. Regional year-to-date issuance in 2009 now stands at $115.0 billion -- up 42% year-on-year -- while deal activity of 1,072 issues is up 39% over the same period.
The league table rankings remain static, headed by Morgan Stanley on $11.2 billion, followed by J.P. Morgan on $9.3 billion and UBS with $9.0 billion.
Guoyuan Securities' $1.5 billion A-share rights issue was the largest deal of the week. It was led by China Galaxy Securities and Ping An Securities.
SK CC raised $456 million from its IPO this week, via bookrunners Bank of America...