Sunday, 25 February 2018

Owen Wild' s stories

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  • Smooth sailing for Global Ports

    Equities | 05 May 2017

    Global Ports Holding’s decision to abandon an Istanbul listing and set sail for London appears to be just the once-in-a-lifetime trip made by cruisegoers passing through its ports. GPH managed to eradicate memories of its failed domestic IPO attempt in 2015 when the book for its US$200m London listing was covered after three days of bookbuilding.

  • Polish flag

    Dino stands out from the crowd

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    In the flurry of European IPOs over the past two weeks, pricing in the upper echelons of guidance has been noticeably rare. Before Dino Polska’s Z1.65bn (US$414.3m) IPO, the previous four floats in the region had all come at the low end - with one of them actually pricing below original guidance.

  • MOVES-Cook and Spielman to head capital markets at BlackRock

    Ticker | 07 April 2017

    Ed Cook and Ben Spielman have been named as co-heads of global capital markets at BlackRock following the transition of Matt Savino into the alternatives division.

  • Poland

    Dino's off and running

    Top News | 24 March 2017

    A brace of IPOs means Poland is back on equity investors’ radars for the first time in years, and the quick coverage for supermarket group Dino Polska’s float shows institutions are keen to buy.

  • Deutsche Bank headquarters

    Thirty banks sign on for Deutsche rights

    Top News | 10 March 2017

    Deutsche Bank’s latest rights issue will take its total equity capital increases since late 2008 to an eye-watering €31.9bn. Yet it had no difficulty attracting 30 banks to underwrite the €8bn deal.

  • Avantium IPO covered early, increase option not yet employed

    Ticker | 08 March 2017

    Dutch chemicals company Avantium has secured enough demand to ensure its IPO can go ahead. Bookbuilding only began on Monday, but more than two-thirds of the €90m target had been allocated to cornerstone investors ahead of launch.

  • FCA

    FCA puts prospectus front and centre of IPOs

    Top News | 03 March 2017

    Britain’s market regulator has focused on early publication of deal prospectuses and securing independent analyst coverage as it seeks to improve the IPO process in the country, though market participants are sceptical.

  • An exterior view shows an office of RUSAL company in Moscow

    Rusal puts Russia back on radar

    Top News | 17 February 2017

    A sell-down in aluminium giant Rusal provided further evidence last week that Russia is firmly back on investors’ radars. The deal follows the Rbs18.402bn (US$319m) flotation of Detsky Mir, a Rbs14.86bn accelerated sale in PhosAgro and a US$250m five-year convertible bond by steel producer Severstal – all of

  • PhosAgro sale to net Guryev over US$250m

    Ticker | 08 February 2017

    Andrey Guryev, deputy chairman of the board of directors at PhosAgro will raise Rbs14.86bn (US$250.8m) from the sale of shares in the Russian fertiliser producer this evening.

  • Morgan Stanley rejigs EMEA capital markets

    People & Markets | 20 January 2017

    Claus Skrumsager, Morgan Stanley’s co-head of global capital markets in the EMEA region, is moving into the bank’s investment management division to start his own fund.