Four years after Saudi Arabia opened up its stock exchange to international investors, mall operator Arabian Centres Company has launched the first IPO to seek international backing.
Ten months after regulators rushed out rules to attract domestic listings from China’s technology sector, the first overseas-domiciled company has filed to sell Chinese depositary receipts on Shanghai’s new tech board.
Co-operative Bank’s first bond sale since 2015 squeaked through last Wednesday, taking succour from shareholder support but also finding interest from new investors to buy into the fledgling turnaround story.
Zoom Video Communications, a customer-backed video collaboration software developer, found itself in the middle of an investor food fight that allowed it to achieve one of the highest-ever valuations on an IPO.
Leveraged loan bankers are approaching direct lenders in a bid to sell down difficult deals as the distinction between syndicators and private money narrows.
Banco Santander’s decision to call a US$1.5bn 6.375% Additional Tier 1 bond at the first opportunity, though not unexpected, has failed to provide much further insight into its refinancing strategy and instead kept investors guessing as to its next move.
Chinese regulators have asked securities firms to offer credit hedging tools alongside corporate bond sales from private sector issuers in the exchange market, according to people familiar with the guidance.
Cerberus could hold the key to unlocking the possible merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank. If the transaction between the two lenders proceeds, the combined bank may have to raise up to €10bn of capital, if it is prevented from realising badwill on its inflated balance sheet.
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong has tightened its review of IPO applications from Chinese K-12 education companies because of policy uncertainty surrounding the sector, according to people familiar with the situation.
Goldman Sachs plans to ramp up new technology, widen its team of bankers for smaller US companies and make further cuts in commodities and fixed income assets as part of an overhaul aiming to cut costs and lift returns.
Bankers are pitching debt financings of around €2bn to private equity firms that are approaching China’s HNA Group about a potential sale of Swiss cargo handling unit Swissport Group.