Equity round up: The month in numbers
10,000,000,000 the minimum amount in dollars that Russian IPOs, excluding Rosneft, are expected to raise this year, according to bankers. The Russian government hopes to raise as much as $15 billion from a London IPO of Rosneft this year.
81,000,000,000 the amount in dollars raised so far this year by private equity funds, according to Private Equity Intelligence.
31,200,000,000 the volume of global convertibles issuance in the first quarter of 2006. It was 51% up on the same period last year.
44 the percentage contribution of equity capital markets revenue to overall capital markets revenue in the first quarter of 2006. ECM’s contribution to revenue is up 4% on the same period in 2005.