Equity Capital Markets
A total of $2.4 billion was raised from 20 issues in the equity capital markets this week, pushing year-to-date issuance to $112.6 billion -- up 40% year-on-year.
The top three league table rankings remain unchanged with Morgan Stanley sitting at the top on $11.1 billion, followed by J.P. Morgan on $9.3 billion and UBS on $9.0 billion.
Evergrande Real Estate Group's $729 million IPO was the largest issue of the week and led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. The deal helped push Goldman Sachs up a notch in the ranking to fourth place on $8.7 billion, while Credit Suisse remains in sixth place on $6.7 billion. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is ninth with $5.1 billion.
Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery Joint-Stock raised $396 million from an A-share IPO led by Huatai Securities, which ranked as the second biggest deal of the week.
Citi moved up a spot in the league table to seventh place with $5.9 billion worth of deal credits on the back of a $370 million accelerated bookbuild for Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) that the US house led on a sole basis.
Deals scheduled to price next week include rights issues for Guoyuan Securities ($1.5 billion) via bookunners Ping An Securities and China Galaxy Securities; and First Pacific ($282 million), led by Credit Suisse, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank.
Debt Capital Markets
The debt capital markets saw three trades totalling $1.1 billion this week, pushing year-to-date volume to $48.8 billion -- almost triple the $16.5 billion raised in the same period last year. Deutsche Bank continues to lead the league table ranking with $7.5 billion, followed by HSBC and Citi on $6.5 billion and $4.8 billion respectively.
Hyundai Capital Services' $500 million bond was the largest deal of the week and led by Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and RBS. The deal helped push Goldman Sachs up a notch in the ranking to ninth place with $2.1 billion.