Corporate Financing Analysis - Tesla Jump-Starts US Follow-On Market - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Global / Finance
Despite the US benchmark S&P 500 Index having returned 1.6% since the turn of the year, the shockwaves emanating across the US equity capital market investors with a reduced appetite for deals. According to Thomson Reuters data, US listed follow-on activity has tallied just USD42.2bn in 2016 to-date, which is down by 48% y-o-y (almost on par with the global total, which is 49% below...
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Corporate Financing Analysis - Canadian M&A Ramping Up In 2016 - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Canada / Finance
Not since the onset of the global financial crisis has Canadian M&A activity been so hot as it has been in the 2016 y-t-d period, and despite the weakness of the local currency and a...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Europe Loan Market No Match For ECB-Catalysed Bond Rally - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Europe / Finance
With European borrowers turning towards the bond market for cheaper financing than can be found in the lending arena, the European syndicated loan market has suffered and looks set to continue...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Indian IPO Market Stepping Out From The Shadows In Asia - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / India / Finance
Our view that India will emerge as an IPO bright spot in Asia amid the global slowdown in new listings continues to gain traction as we move along through 2016. The latest development which adds...
Company Trend Analysis - ARSAT, TeleCentro Position Claro For Convergence Play - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Argentina / Industry
Investments in ARSAT and TeleCentro will provide Am?rica M?vil with resources needed to exploit a liberalised Argentine telecoms market. The slow pace of regulatory reform plus economic headwinds...
Industry Trend Analysis - Didi Chuxing - Perfect Launch Pad For The Apple Car? - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / China / Industry
Apple's USD1bn investment into ride-hailing service, Didi Chuxing, could provide the company with a strong launch pad for its new car, rumoured to be in development. The deal could potentially...
Industry Trend Analysis - Offshore Service Consolidation Drives Cost Deflation - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Europe / Industry
The proposed merger between Technip and FMC will support cost deflation in the offshore sector, supporting progression on projects with borderline breakevens.
Industry Trend Analysis - Medtronic To Make Mazor Robotics A Major Player - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / United States / Industry
The support of Medtronic will accelerate Mazor Robotics' corporate development. The positive nature of the deal is mirrored by current investor sentiment. Robotic adoption for high-risk procedures...
Company Trend Analysis - Prabu Money To Augment Telenor's Asia MFS Competencies - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Malaysia / Companies
The acquisition of Prabhu Money Transfer fits with Telenor's strategy of buying licensed financial services institutions in key regional markets. Regulatory and consumer code compliance competencie...
Industry Trend Analysis - Cootel Threat Lacks Potency - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Nicaragua / Industry
Cootel will have a limited impact on the mobile market in the short to medium term, even if it manages to expand its network beyond Managua and undercut duopolists Claro and Movistar on pricing. A...