Owen Wild is Deputy Editor of International Financing Review based in London. He joined IFR in 2004 as a reporter and has since worked across Equities, Structured Equity and Derivatives sections as both reporter and editor. Prior to becoming deputy editor in 2010, he had global responsibility for IFR’s ECM coverage. Before joining IFR, Owen covered foreign exchange markets. Follow Owen on Twitter @IFR_Owen
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Algeria may soon have an entrant in the top 20 IPOs in the EMEA region this year following the launch on May 15 of an AD18.95bn (US$173m) offering for Societe des Ciments de Ain El Kebira.
Algeria may soon have an entrant in the top 20 IPOs in the EMEA region this year following Sunday’s launch of a AD18.95bn (US$173m) offering for Societe des Ciments de Ain El Kebira.
The launch of Philips Lighting’s Amsterdam IPO in a deal that could total €2.5bn was an important win for equity capital markets as it marked the conclusion of a dual-track process that could have seen the company sold through an M&A process.