It was another quiet week in the equity capital markets with only $28 million raised from five issues û capping off the slowest October since 2001, when 78 deals worth $1.2 billion were completed. The October deal flow of 31 issues totalling $1.6 billion also marks the slowest monthly issuance so far this year.
Citi continues to head the league table ranking with $4.9 billion, followed by UBS on $3.8 billion and Credit Suisse with $3.7 billion.
Debt Capital Markets
For the seventh week in a row, the debt capital markets remained frozen with zero trades. HSBC sits in first place in the league table with $2.6 billion, while Deutsche Bank and Citi round out the top three on $2.2 billion and $1.6 billion respectively.