Monday, 25 June 2018

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  • Soitec shows rarity of high-yield CBs

    Soitec shows rarity of high-yield CBs

    Top News | 22 June 2018

    Soitec raised €150m on Thursday through a five-year convertible bond issue, becoming one of just a handful of lower rated companies to have visited the EMEA equity-linked market this year.

  • Chips and semiconductors in a mobile phone

    Soitec secures €150m through zero-coupon CB

    Ticker | 21 June 2018

    Soitec raised €150m today through a five-year convertible bond, but it is one of too few companies that are visiting the EMEA market this year.

  • An Air France Airbus A319 passenger jet

    Safran raises €700m with convertible bond

    Ticker | 18 June 2018

    The lumpiness in European equity-linked issuance continues with Safran today issuing a €700m five-year CB. The deal is notable as it is a vanilla OCEANE for a highly rated (well, implied) company.

  • Euro bills

    Adyen soars following €950m US-style IPO

    Top News | 15 June 2018

    Adyen’s €946.9m Euronext Amsterdam IPO was the hottest European ECM ticket in years, thanks to a combination that is rare in Europe: a fast-growing profitable tech company, scarcity of stock and a reasonable valuation. The pop in the Dutch payments company’s share price that followed was inevitable – if perhaps larger than expected with shares more than doubling on their first day of trading.

  • A camel owner stands next to his camel as he waits for the start of the Camel Beauty Contest in the town of Selcuk, near the western Turkish coastal city of Izmir

    SOK abandons controversial buyback

    Top News | 15 June 2018

    SOK Marketler was the sole survivor from a trio of Turkish retailers that attempted to float in May, but its IPO success has been undermined by a plan to buy back shares from its major shareholder at a premium to the market price.

  • Dutch

    Adyen pops on Amsterdam debut

    Ticker | 13 June 2018

    Adyen brought a little bit of New York to Amsterdam today with the tech company delivering a first-day pop following its €849m IPO.

  • RBS

    RBS shares struggle after sell-down

    Top News | 08 June 2018

    The UK government failed in its attempt to capitalise on the positive momentum in Royal Bank of Scotland’s share price triggered by a lower-than-expected fine from US authorities for past mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities.

  • The logo of German drug maker Bayer

    All banks are equal on Bayer's €6bn rights issue

    Top News | 08 June 2018

    Bayer was finally able to launch its €6.04bn rights issue on Monday just ahead of closing the US$63bn takeover of agrochemicals company Monsanto later in the week.

  • Swiss Re brings new structure to equity-linked

    Structured Equity | 08 June 2018

    Swiss Re raised US$500m through a six-year non-dilutive convertible bond on Wednesday, but this was not the usual arbitrage of equity-linked versus straight debt that leaves investors cold.

  •  A Royal Bank of Scotland branch

    RBS suffers indigestion after government sale

    Ticker | 05 June 2018

    There was some indigestion today following last night’s government sale in Royal Bank of Scotland.

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