|BEST BANK: OTP
BEST DEBT HOUSE: BNP Paribas
BEST EQUITY HOUSE: ConCorde Securities
BEST M&A HOUSE: Credit Suisse
BNP Paribas snatches the award for best debt house this year, having arranged the most deals in Hungary in the past 12 months, and having been joint bookrunner with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein on Mol’s enthusiastically received €750 million 10-year bond last September. It also acted as a bookrunner on issues for the Hungarian sovereign, OTP Bank and FHB Land Credit & Mortgage Bank, as well as topping the syndicated loan league table with a 20% market share.
ConCorde Securities wins the best equity house award, having arranged the only IPO of 2005 in Hungary, for printer Állami Nyomda – the first equity deal following the implementation of the prospectus directive in Hungary.