As March Madness continued with Loyola-Chicago’s improbably run into the Elite Eight, the new issuance market welcomed 20 deals (2 IPOs, 11 FOs, 1 BLK, and 6 CVT) to the market for $4.3B in combined proceeds.
As everyone geared up for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this weekend, the new issuance market managed to remain quiet, pricing 16 deals (1 IPO, 8 FOs, 4 BLKs, and 3 CVTs) for combined proceeds of $6.3B.
Following the successful debut of the new NBA All-Star game format last weekend, the new issuance market did not impress, offering just 11 deals (6 FOs, 3 BLKs and 2 CVTs) priced generating $2.1B in total proceeds.
As the U.S. Snowboarding Team continued to take home Gold medals at the Olympics, the new issuance market was not celebrating as hard as 15 deals (2 IPOs, 10 FOs, 2 BLKs and 1 CVT) priced, garnering $1.9B in total proceeds.
While the opening ceremony of the winter Olympics energized and celebrated the globe’s top athletes, the new issuance market was equally energized with 22 deals (7 IPOs and 15 FOs) pricing for $2.5B in proceeds.
As Super Bowl 52 attendees descended upon the frozen tundra of Minneapolis, the capital markets stayed out of the cold last week welcoming 22 deals (6 IPOs, 10 FOs, 4 BLKs, and 2 CVTs) for $9.0B in aggregate proceeds.
While Lebron James and Stephen Curry were busy this week drafting their respective teams for the NBA’s All Star game, the new issuance market was busy as well, as 31 deals priced last week (9 IPOs, 16 FOs, 1 BLK and 5 CVTs) for $6.8B in total proceeds.