Robert Venes is assistant editor of equities and structured equity at IFR. Robert joined IFR in late 2009 from sister title Acquisitions Monthly, where he focused on private equity transactions and fundraisings. He was previously associate editor at Private Equity International and, before that, editor of Venturedome.
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European ECM bankers are increasingly optimistic about the prospects for issuance in the rest of 2016 thanks to the double-digit percentage returns from IPOs in the region this year. Volume-weighted returns from EMEA listings this year are a handsome 10%, a level only two major EMEA indices can top – those in the niche markets of Russia and Egypt.
British Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie has pressed the National Audit Office to investigate the government sale of Royal Bank of Scotland shares last August in order to assess the quality of advice provided by UK Financial Investments, the Treasury body that mana
For an IPO market that is supposed to be dead in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and the end of school term that triggers an evacuation of the City, the success of Enav’s privatisation IPO is all the more remarkable.