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Corporate sterling bonds fall to 11-year low

August 4, 2016 By Nandeep Roopray So far in 2016, a total of £74.2bn has been issued in Sterling denominated bonds. While this is down only slightly from the average issuance of £76.4bn over the last 3 YTD periods, the composition of issuance has changed significantly year-on-year: Corporate Sterling denominated bond issuance has halved year-on-year, with only […]

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Microsoft taps the market with world's fifth largest corporate bond

August 2, 2016 By Edward Jones $19.75bn: Largest bond ever priced by Microsoft On August 1, Microsoft priced a $19.75bn investment grade (IG) corporate bond, the fifth largest corporate bond sale on record globally, and the third largest this year, behind Anheuser-Busch InBev’s $46.0bn IG deal in January and Dell’s $20.0bn IG deal in May. The deal follows […]

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The changing landscape of investment banking revenue

With volatility in the equity capital markets and a change in certain regulations, our Head of Client Relationship, Renee Tourell, dissects the changing landscape of investment banking revenue in the first half of 2016.

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ENAV completes Europe's first $200m+ IPO since Brexit, using Dealogic

On July 21, the Italian government sold a 42.5% stake in air traffic controller ENAV for €3.30 per share, raising a total of €759m ($836m) and making it the first European IPO of more than $200m since Brexit. As a trusted financial platform partner, Dealogic helped the global coordinators and bookrunners seamlessly execute the transaction through the DealManager […]

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Is Brexit hampering financial sponsor M&A activity?

With financial sponsor M&A buyouts and exits worldwide at their lowest levels since 2009, how has activity in the UK fared this year, and will Brexit have an impact? We speak with Issariya Udomritkul, who covers Investment Banking in EMEA.

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German Private Equity Conference

The German Private Equity Conference is a one-day event with inspirational keynote speakers, enriching panel discussions and valuable networking opportunities for high-level professionals. Held for the 4th year running, the conference attracts more than 300 attendees across the PE and VC spectrum and will provide the best platform to follow the latest industry insights and […]

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UK Private Equity Conference

The UK Private Equity Conference is a conference dedicated to Private Equity funds, venture capitals, Limited Partners, wealth managers and service providers. We facilitate a unique platform for discussions, insights, and networking opportunities. It is a one-day concentrated event with exciting keynote speakers, thrilling panel discussions, and valuable networking opportunities. To learn more about the […]

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Dealogic Webinar: China's offshore M&A spree

Dealogic recently hosted a webinar, where we dissected the types of companies that have caught the attention of Chinese buyers in recent years and how this wave of acquisitions have differed from the past. Catch a short excerpt of the event here.

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SoftBank/ARM Holdings - second largest semiconductor M&A deal on record

The $31.6bn bid by SoftBank Group for ARM Holdings is in line to be the second largest M&A deal on record globally in the semiconductor industry. The deal is the largest UK technology targeted M&A deal on record, and the second largest Japanese outbound M&A deal on record behind the $36.1bn Sprint Nextel/SoftBank deal in 2012. […]