Equity Capital Markets
LG Philips LCD priced the second largest technology IPO out of Asia this year on Thursday. The $1 billion deal was run by Morgan Stanley and UBS along with local houses LG Securities and Dongwon Securities. Despite the credit gained Goldman Sachs is still comfortably leading the Asia ex Japan ECM table with over $6.5 billion from 20 deals.
Morgan Stanley is in second followed by UBS with $5.5 billion and $3.7 billion respectively. For the third week running there was no change in the league table positions as dealflow continues to be lacklustre.
Even though $1.5 billion was raised this week, the LG Philips IPO comprising 66% of the volume with...