Corporates and FIGs have piled into the perpetual bond market so far in 2017, with volume almost doubling year-on-year. Led by the Postal Savings Bank of China with the largest AT1 deal ever, the market is poised for further growth. Our APAC Head of Client Relationship, Alastair Kelly, breaks down the record.
On the heels of MAR, the MiFID II regulation will go into effect on January 3, 2018—affecting not only investors but also banks. Order record keeping, allocation justification, and transaction reporting are three key areas of impact, and Dealogic has worked with the FCA and client banks to build an effective solution. https://buff.ly/2uOHtiF
On the heels of MAR, the MiFID II regulation will go into effect on January 3, 2018—affecting not only investors but also banks. Order record keeping, allocation justification, and transaction reporting are three key areas of impact, and Dealogic has worked with the FCA and client banks to build an effective solution.
Global M&A in the fintech sector this year has already eclipsed full-year records for both volume and deal activity. On average, 15 fintech deals have been announced per week this year – 4 years ago, it was only 1 deal per week. Our Head of M&A and Sponsors Research, Chunshek Chan, looks at what is happening in this space. http://buff.ly/2vjIBK4
Much of the increase in private equity revenue this year has been driven by activity in the Americas, accounting for the majority of the fee pool. Meanwhile in EMEA, deal volumes have recovered to pre-Brexit levels. We take a closer look at how EMEA buyout and exit activity have fared this year, with a particular focus on the UK and the weaker pound.
Asia Pacific equity capital markets volume is up year-on-year, with deal activity ahead by more than 100 deals compared to the same period last year. We look at the drivers behind the uptick in issuance and how the IPO pipeline is shaping up for the region – including the anticipated deals for Lotte Chemical and B.Grimm. http://buff.ly/2sXltAm
Watch the highlights from our recent discussion with strategy consultancy Quinlan & Associates on the global growth strategies of Japanese megabanks. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, Japanese megabanks have faced increasing challenges at home, including a stagnating economy and unprecedented negative interest rates. Setting their sights abroad, these banks have pursued both organic and i...