US withdrawn M&A exceeds all annual records

May 4, 2016 By Justin Zeth $378.2bn: US withdrawn M&A volume at record high US targeted withdrawn M&A volume is up 64% on full year 2015 ($231.1bn) to $378.2bn in 2016 YTD, already the largest annual volume on record. Despite record high volume boosted by jumbo deals, activity (34 deals) has dropped to the lowest […]


US marketed DCM reaches $1tr at slowest pace in 7 years

April 11, 2016 By Andrea Krok $1.02tr: US marketed DCM down 9% Y-o-Y US marketed DCM volume has surpassed the $1tr mark in 2016 YTD, with $1.02tr issued so far this year. Despite crossing this threshold, volume is down 9% year-on-year, to the lowest YTD level since 2009 ($985.7bn) Issuance in April ($273.1bn), however, accounted for […]


May sees the most US IPOs since July 2015

June 3, 2016 By James Clark $1.7bn: May 25 IPO issuance highest in 2016 Five US listed IPOs priced on May 25, raising $1.7bn. May 25, 2016 marks the highest daily activity so far this year, compared to 2015’s high of six IPOs priced on June 24. Although US listed IPO volume has fallen 49% year‐on‐year […]


Chinese appetite for tech companies continues record pace

April 28, 2016 By Ning Ma $65.7bn: Chinese tech acquisitions hit new high Technology is the top targeted sector for Chinese acquirors so far in 2016, with a YTD record high of $65.7bn via 456 deals, up from the previous record set in 2015 YTD ($41.6bn via 434 deals), and already the second highest annual total on […]


Telepizza completes world's largest restaurant IPO since 2014, using Dealogic

April 25, 2016 Deal Profile On April 25, Spanish restaurant group Telepizza successfully raised $949m, making it the world’s largest restaurant IPO in 2 years. The bookrunners were Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS, BBVA, Barclays, and Nomura. As a global partner, Dealogic helped the bookrunners seamlessly execute the transaction through the DealManager network. Key […]


Record EU acquisitions into UK in 2015

April 20, 2016 By Olga Tarabrina 47%: EU share of UK targeted M&A at record high After 3 consecutive year-on-year decreases, EU (ex UK) acquisitions of UK companies reached an annual record high of $206.0bn in 2015, up from $12.3bn in 2014. EU (ex UK) acquisitions accounted for 47% of total UK targeted M&A in 2015 ($442.4bn), a record high […]


International Emerging Markets debt issuance drops to 6-year low

April 18, 2016 By Hafeeza Rahman $120.9bn: international EM issuance in 2016 YTD International Emerging Market debt issuance totals $120.9bn (262 deals) in 2016 YTD, the lowest since 2010 YTD ($101.9bn), is down 19% from the same time last year ($148.8bn) and down from the peak of $193.2bn in 2014 YTD. The average spread to benchmark for […]


Dealogic announces new leadership in Finance and HR

NEW YORK, April 6, 2016 Financial markets platform firm Dealogic announced Krish Venkataraman is succeeding Rick McHattie as Chief Financial Officer. Furthermore, Dealogic added to its executive leadership with Emma Winterson-Hayward as Chief Human Resources Officer. Venkataraman is responsible for ensuring that the finance, legal, and administration functions continue to drive growth at Dealogic, as the […]


US banks take greater share of European IB wallet

March 11, 2016 By Bahareh Khezr 41%: US banks’ share of European core IB revenue Core Investment Banking (M&A/ECM/DCM) revenue from European clients totals $2.5bn in 2016 YTD, down 21% from $3.2bn last YTD. US banks account for 41% of European core IB revenue in 2016 YTD, up from 36% last YTD and is the highest since […]