Staying in the hunt: equity capital markets

Staying in the hunt: equity capital markets cover

Investors stay in the ECM hunt

September 2, 2013

High valuations and the US Federal Reserve’s plan to taper quantitative easing have dimmed investors’ appetite for emerging markets, but they are still seeking out value in developed market equity stories.

Convertibles shine as stars align

Convertibles shine as stars align

September 2, 2013

The convertibles market has experienced something of a resurgence in 2013, thanks to high stock prices and tight spreads, and this increase in issuance has brought diversity to the market.

African companies look abroad to list

Africa’s companies turn to foreign exchanges

September 2, 2013

In the past three years, international equity issuance from African companies has outpaced listings on the continent. This trend looks set to continue for the time being, thanks to the small size of most African exchanges and global investors’ increasing appetite for exposure to the continent.

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