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What are the three key areas that will impact banks in primary markets when MiFID II arrives?

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.  

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Investment banking revenue: the impact of an uncertain 2016

With political and macroeconomic headwinds in 2016, investment banking specialist, Issariya Udomritkul, looks at how global investment banking revenue fared in the face of uncertainty.

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The Brexit impact on the IPO pipeline

June 29, 2016 How has Brexit and the ensuing volatile markets affected the global IPO pipeline? We take a look at the deals still planning to come to the market this week.

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Global Markets Rankings: Full Year 2021

Global Markets Rankings for Full Year 2021 Our quarterly rankings are now available   ECM Rankings Global ECM volume at historical high thanks to record performance in Q1 and Q2 View Report   M&A Rankings Global full year M&A reaches highest level in history with $5.9tn, an increase of 62.1% compared to full year 2020 […]

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M&A Highlight: Full Year 2021

Private equity: A meteoric rise Global PE activity accounted for 27% of worldwide M&A activity by value and 9% by deal count in 2021, setting a new record for the total share of sponsor-led dealmaking. Buoyed by low interest rates and high volumes of dry powder, the PE space saw USD 1.5tn change hands across […]

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ECM Highlight: Full Year 2021

South Korea and India enjoy stellar IPO performances Asia-Pacific (APAC) exchanges have raised USD 170.3bn from 384 IPOs in 2021, well above 2020, when activity topped USD 130.3bn across 243 deals. Hong Kong’s exchange was surpassed by mainland China as the home of choice for Asian issuers, as India and South Korea saw a boom […]

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LevFin Highlight: Full Year 2021

US and European yields converge Yields gradually narrowed across the leveraged universe from pandemic-induced spikes in the 6-7% area to a range of 4.4-5.5% by end-2020, and these continued tightening in 1Q21. In the US institutional loan market, the weighted average yield reached its lowest point of 4.1% in 1Q21, with an average margin of […]

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DCM Highlight: Full Year 2021

Green lights: EMEA takes the lead in going green Corporates globally have raised a total of USD 236bn in sustainable (including green) bonds in 2021 YTD, taking a big slice of the total USD 819bn raised across all borrower types including SSAs, financial institutions and asset-backed securities. Corporates in EMEA have been by far the biggest issuers […]

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Loans Highlight: Full Year 2021

User friendly: Refinancing and M&A-driven financings on the rise The use of proceeds for refinancing and the repayment of debt at USD 2.74trn YTD has already exceeded 2019 pre-pandemic figures, while M&A-related borrowing is up almost 73% from the whole of 2020 and around USD 100bn shy of 2018 – the highest figure in the […]

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DCM Highlights: First 9 Months 2021

Hungry Borrowers Real estate/property players also are rushing to market, raising approximately USD 302bn from USD 261bn in the same period last year, as red-hot residential and commercial markets pick up a pace not seen for more than a decade. Utilities and energy, followed by computer & electronics borrower completed the top three.     […]