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Europe is biggest drag in slump in 2018 equity raising

Dec 20 2018

LONDON European equity raising slowed sharply in 2018, making it the biggest drag on falling global activity, Refinitiv data showed on Friday, as political uncertainty and growth concerns made it harder to persuade investors to buy stock.

Macquarie nearing sale of Poland's Gdansk port terminal to SWF-led group: sources

Dec 20 2018

LONDON/WARSAW A consortium of investors including the Poland's sovereign wealth fund PFR is close to buying the country's DCT Gdansk port terminal, owned by the infrastructure fund of Australia's Macquarie, three sources familiar with the matter said.

UPDATE 1-Investing platform AJ Bell's shares jump 9 pct in London debut

Dec 07 2018

LONDON, Dec 7 Britain's AJ Bell bucked a trend of lacklustre European initial public offerings (IPOs), as the investment platform provider's shares jumped more than 9 percent in their market debut on the London Stock Exchange on Friday.

Investing platform AJ Bell to trade in London after $860 mln IPO

Dec 06 2018

LONDON, Dec 7 Britain's AJ Bell is set to trade on the London Stock Exchange on Friday, after an initial public offering (IPO) that valued the investment platform provider at up to 675 million pounds ($863 million).

Spanish online bank WiZink looks to float in 2019 -sources

Dec 05 2018

FRANKFURT/LONDON/MADRID, Dec 5 Investment firm Varde Partners is planning to float its Spanish online bank WiZink next year, with investment banks UBS and Goldman Sachs likely to be selected as IPO coordinators, people close to the matter said.

London court throws out PrivatBank case against former shareholders

Dec 04 2018

LONDON A London court ruled on Tuesday that it had no jurisdiction in a case pitting PrivatBank against its two former main shareholders, representing a setback in efforts by Ukraine's largest lender to claw back money it says was lost to fraud.

UPDATE 2-London court throws out PrivatBank case against former shareholders

Dec 04 2018

* Court said it has no say in bank's case against former owners

REFILE-Permira's debt business nears record 3 bln euros for latest fund - sources

Nov 30 2018

LONDON, Nov 30 Private markets asset manager Permira's debt business is close to raising around 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) for its latest credit fund, two sources told Reuters, in what would be its largest ever and one of the biggest in Europe this year.

Russia hopes for IPO renaissance after worst year in a decade

Nov 22 2018

MOSCOW/LONDON Russian companies remain committed to planned stock market listings in 2019, sources and bankers say, despite the country's worst year for equity sales in a decade.

UAE's Finablr hires banks for IPO, listing in London – sources

Nov 22 2018

ABU DHABI/LONDON United Arab Emirates-based payments and foreign exchange company Finablr has hired JP Morgan and Barclays as global coordinators for its listing in the first half of 2019 on the London Stock Exchange, three sources told Reuters.

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