Equity Capital Markets
A total of $1.5 billion was issued this week, moving volume for the month to $6.6 billion from 84 deals. This makes it the highest month of the second half, eclipsing October by $300 million.
The largest deal of the week was the $850 million convertible bond run by JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch and UBS for CNOOC. These three currently occupy third, fourth and fifth respectively with UBS now standing $800 million ahead of Citigroup in sixth.
Equity linked transactions stole all the headlines this week with Chunghwa Picture Tubes raising $225 million through ABN AMRO. The Dutch...