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Corporate Financing Analysis - Tanzanian IPOs Leading By Example In Africa - 20 MAR 2017

Adding credence to our view that the African Continent will become a more involved player on the global equity capital markets (ecm) landscape during the 2017 rally in ecm activity (see 'African ECM Taking Its Chance', January 26 2017), Vodacom Tanzania has caught the eye of the global investment community with an application to go public on the local Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE). The...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - European ECM Activity: The Calm Before The (Next) Storm - 13 MAR 2017

With a year of geopolitical shocks now behind us, the European equity capital markets (ecm) arena is 'back to business' and listing activity has come out of the blocks fast this year, fuelled by a bull equities market being met by the unleashing of pent-up demand for stocks. According to Dealogic data correct to February 9, as many as 100 floats have priced across European exchanges.

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Corporate Financing Analysis - 2017: Bumper European Bank Capital Raising Year - 06 MAR 2017

We are nine years on from the onset of the global financial crisis, and some corners of the Eurozone banking sector remain very much focused on the activity of repairing balance sheets. In particular, we point to the beleaguered banking sectors in Italy, Spain, and Portugal as those most vulnerable to further shockwaves, and within which a number of banks have capital issues to address (see 'No...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Oil & Gas Sector Full Of M&A Energy - 27 FEB 2017

With the price of oil rising once more, the Oil & Gas sector is well placed to enter back into the global M&A spotlight in 2017. We note that acquirers with an eye on the rejuvenated sector are well armed to make bumper deals too, thanks to the stabilising of global oil markets coming at a time when a range of financing avenues are opening back up to strategic acquirers in...

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