Global Analysis

Pages

Corporate Financing Analysis - Hedge Fund Bull Run Continuing To Find Momentum - 09 OCT 2017

In terms of returns, equities might be hard to compete with, but the performance of the global hedge fund industry is continuing on a positive trajectory that will continue to keep investors on side for now. According to data from research house Preqin, hedge funds posted gains of 0.97% during the month of August, extending their bull run for returns to ten consecutive months. August's positive...

READ FULL ARTICLE

Corporate Financing Analysis - 2017 To End As Bumper Year For IB Fees - 21 AUG 2017

The 2017 y-t-d period has been a fruitful one for the investment banks working in the global corporate financing space. We expect the remainder of H217 to produce a banner year for revenues for lenders from deal underwriting, bookrunner work, and arranger fees. With equity capital market (ecm), debt capital market (dcm), and M&A dealmaking activity all coming back to life in the y-t-d...

READ FULL ARTICLE

Corporate Financing Analysis - Emerging Hedge Funds To Continue Outperforming - 07 AUG 2017

Emerging hedge funds are going from strength to strength thanks to consistently strong returns, outpacing those in the broader global hedge fund industry. In BMI's view, the recent performance of emerging funds, and the desire among hedge fund investors to diversify their portfolios as the broader asset class struggles to compete with returns elsewhere - and especially those in the equity...

READ FULL ARTICLE

Corporate Financing Analysis - IG Bond Market To Strengthen In H217 - 31 JULY 2017

Global investment grade bond activity totalled USD1,789.3bn in H117, which is down by 5% y-o-y from where it stood a year previously. Despite the negative headline number, we highlight that key regions, such as the US, Europe, and Asia (excluding Japan) have all recorded a growth in IG bond market issuance across the same time period: in the US, IG note sales tallied USD796.3bn in the first...

READ FULL ARTICLE

Pages