Corporate Financing week

Weekly coverage of global M&A activity, IPOs, privatisations, equity, debt financing and financing trends

Latest Corporate Financing week Analysis

Corporate Financing Analysis - Hong Kong To Retain IPO Crown In 2017 - 16 JAN 2017

After pipping its rivals to top spot in the global IPO bourse rankings for the second consecutive year in 2016, we are predicting the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) to come out on top again in 2017 and attract more first-time share sales than rival bourses such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the US, and Shanghai on the Chinese Mainland over the course of the year. Thanks to a strengt...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Flying Equities No Real Boost To UK IPO Market In H117 - 09 JAN 2017

The 'wait and see' approach adopted by potential equity issuers in the UK market for first time share sales across 2016 will likely continue over the coming quarters as the climate of political uncertainty in the UK becomes further entrenched. As a result, we do not expect to see any significant uptick in floatation activity in the UK anytime soon, with 2017 issuance levels likely to be almost...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - US IPO Market 'Open For Business' In H117 - 02 JAN 2017

In our view, the US IPO arena will be remembered not for the anaemic volume of deals to have hit the market this year, nor for the high level of withdrawn floats, but instead it will go down as the year in which so many floats enjoyed such strong aftermarket success in face of almost unrelenting macroeconomic headwinds and resulting bouts of market volatility. According to data provider Dealogi...

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