sections

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Graham Fahy' s stories

Sort by: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • 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.

  • Glencore opts for fast-track placing

    Equities | 18 September 2015

    Glencore pushed ahead with an accelerated placing of new shares on Tuesday, raising £1.635bn as part of a US$10bn programme of fundraising and production cuts to reduce debt and safeguard its investment-grade credit rating. The placing removes the overhang that has weighed on the share price in the week

  • Worldpay snubs suitor for IPO

    Equities | 18 September 2015

    The private equity firms behind payment processing company Worldpay are charging ahead with a public offering, despite receiving a £6.6bn bid from French payment company Ingenico. Bain Capital and Advent considered a trade sale for weeks, but worries about how Ingenico would raise the cash caused the owners to stick with their

  • Glencore logo

    Investors force Glencore to change tack

    Top News | 11 September 2015

    Glencore’s billionaire management has begrudgingly given in to investor demands that the company boost its balance sheet in order to preserve its investment-grade credit rating.