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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Graham Fahy' s stories

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  • NN Group logo

    Narrow window for state sale of ASR

    Equities | 08 January 2016

    The Dutch state body NLFI has said it will have to navigate sell-downs in NN Group as well as the recently-listed ABN AMRO when scheduling an IPO of insurance group ASR.

  • Eurofins

    Eurofins punished for failed deal

    Equities | 11 December 2015

    Eurofins Scientific’s insistence that a failed attempt to raise capital will not impede its push to double turnover over the next five years did not protect its share price when trading resumed on Friday.

  • A Delta Lloyd sign is seen on a building

    Delta Lloyd crushed by unconvinced investors

    Top News | 04 December 2015

    Delta Lloyd may have thought that boosting its capital by more than two-thirds of its current equity value would ease investor concerns about its solvency. But a wave of selling that continued even after the company announced a €1bn rights issue designed to do just that has taken the Dutch insurer’s share pric

  • Moneysupermarket logo

    Credit Suisse retained for Moneysupermarket

    Equities | 04 December 2015

    Credit Suisse retained the mandate to sell shares for Moneysupermarket founder Simon Nixon on Tuesday in what was a busy evening for its ECM team across diverse geographies and businesses.

  • Price cut works for Georgia Healthcare

    Ticker | 09 November 2015

    Georgia Healthcare Group, the largest health services provider in the former Soviet Republic, priced its London IPO at 170p per share giving the company a market capitalisation of £218m. Listing in the current window is proving a challenge to all mid-cap companies and combined with a positive aftermarket should be seen as a success, even if the valuation achieved fell well short of the minimum the company was prepared to accept at launch.

  • Bill Winters

    Winters acts as StanChart returns collapse

    Top News | 06 November 2015

    A decade of rapid expansion at Standard Chartered has come to a shuddering halt as its new management grapples with the consequences of unprofitable relationships, depressed commodity prices and difficult trading conditions in several of its core markets.

  • Bill Winters

    In IFR this Week: Winters acts as StanChart returns collapse

    Capital City | 06 November 2015

    A decade of rapid expansion at Standard Chartered has come to a shuddering halt as its new management grapples with the consequences of unprofitable relationships, depressed commodity prices and difficult trading conditions in several of its core markets.

  • ABN AMRO bank head office

    FIG investors spoiled for choice

    Top News | 30 October 2015

    Seven years after saving it from collapse, the Dutch government launched its long-awaited €5bn public offering of ABN AMRO on Tuesday, adding its name to an increasingly busy roster of financial offerings. Now restored with a built-in mechanism to protect it from hostile predators – and from history repeating – the lender st

  • Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse finds backers

    Top News | 23 October 2015

    Credit Suisse took the sting out of a larger-than-expected SFr6.05bn (US$6.2bn) capital increase by wrapping up a SFr1.35bn private placement with a cabal of investors to reduce the size of the proposed rights issue. Yet the lack of disclosure around the placement meant it lacked a st

  • Frankfurt

    German IPOs return to tough market

    Top News | 02 October 2015

    German IPOs have roared back into life after a relatively fallow period at just the wrong moment. Deals that looked to be robust and easy a few weeks ago are stuttering against a difficult backdrop.