The equity capital markets raised $2.8 billion from 26 issues this week, bumping up year-to-date volume to $136.6 billion. The top three league table rankings remain unchanged with Goldman Sachs sitting at the top position with $14 billion from 32 issues, followed by Morgan Stanley with $13.6 billion and UBS on $12.3 billion.
The $1 billion accelerated bookbuild deal for KCC Corp was the largest issue of the week and led by JP Morgan. Mirae Asset Securities raised $496 million via a convertible bond by Mirae Asset Securities.
Several deals are scheduled to price next week including Alibaba.comÆs $1.2 billion IPO led by Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.
Debt Capital Markets
The debt capital markets remained still with zero trades this week. Deutsche Bank continues to lead the league table rankings with $5.6 billion from 22 deals, followed by Citi with $4.7 billion and Merrill Lynch on $3.8 billion.