Equity market round up: The month in numbers
800,000,000,000 the total dollar value of ECM issuance so far this year. The figure, a record, was achieved on the back of 5,350 transactions. Global convertibles issuance so far this year at $159.6 billion has already exceed 2006’s convertibles total, and global IPO and follow-on volumes are not far off from reaching the total of all ECM issuance in 2006.
44,000,000,000 the total volume in dollars of ECM issuance from eastern Europe so far this year. The amount raised is up 59.6% over the same period in 2006.
43,700,000,000 the total dollar volume of ECM issuance from Latin America so far this year. The amount raised is up 79% over the same period in 2006.