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Equity: Companies Raise More DR Capital

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS By Gordon Platt The pace of capital raising using depositary receipts has accelerated sharply from last year, and the pipeline of future issues is strong, DR bankers say. Much of the recent activity ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Debt: Apple Polishes Financial Planning

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: CORPORATE DEBT By Gordon Platt Apple’s $17 billion corporate bond offering was not only the largest in history, but it exemplified a clever financial strategy that will save the company billions of dollars in US taxes. ...

Award Winners

Awards: World’s Best Banks 2013

BRIGHT STARS By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt Following a year that included some of the biggest scandals in banking history—the London Whale, the Libor rate-fixing scandal, widespread money laundering, insider trading, rogue trading and ...


World’s Best Banks 2013: Asia

<p>By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt REGIONAL ECONOMY ON SOLID GROWTH PATH Asia’s regional economy continues to grow steadily, despite the tepid recovery in the United States and sovereign debt issues in Europe. The region’s ...</p>

Award Winners

Best Investment Banks 2013: Country Winners

COUNTRY WINNERS By Michael Shari COUNTRY WINNERS NORTH AMERICA Canada BMO Capital Markets US J.P. Morgan LATIN AMERICA Argentina Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires Brazil Itaú BBA Chile Banco de Chile Colombia Bancolombia ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Equity: BRICs To Lead DRs In 2013

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS By Gordon Platt Companies based in emerging markets will continue to rely on depositary receipts as an important means of financing their growth in 2013, taking advantage of continued global investor interest in the ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Boom-Bust Commodities Cycle Could Test Mongolia’s Fiscal Mettle

MILESTONES: MONGOLIA   By Arthur Clennam   While the rest of Asia is slowing down, Mongolia is too, but by an entirely different playbook. Stoked by lucrative mining discoveries, Mongolia pushed out a blistering 17.5% growth rate in 2011-one of the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

DRs: Huge Pipeline For Asian IPOs

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY / DRS By Gordon Platt   The Asian markets accounted for 76% of global funds raised in initial public offerings in the third quarter of 2012, and there are more than 200 Asian companies in ...