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.
As the world watched Washington, D.C. and the alarming possibility of a United States government shut-down, the new issuance market continued to pick up its pace without a hitch last week, as 23 deals priced (4 IPOs, 15 FOs, 2 BLKs and 2 CVTs) for $6.7B in total proceeds.
Much like Alabama’s impressive comeback over the Georgia Bulldogs in Monday’s College Football Playoff Championship game, the new issuance market began to pick up steam after a slow holiday season as this week featured 9 total deals (4 IPOs, 0 FOs, 2 BLKs and 3 CVTs), which priced for total proceeds of $2.8B.
As people across the world recuperate from the week long holiday festivities, the new issuance market started 2018 off quietly as well with nine deals (0 IPOs, 5 FOs, 3 BLKs and 1 CVT) pricing last week for $6.7B in total proceeds.
Whether it’s a bubble or game-changing technology, the controversial cryptocurrency market had another wild week, similar to thenew issuance market, which made way for 21 priced deals (2 IPOs, 9 FOs, 8 BLKs and 2 CVTs) for total proceeds of $5.3B.
As millions of Americans were dealt a dose of tryptophan on Thanksgiving day last week, the new issuance market had a sleepy performance as only three deals (1 IPO and 2 BLKS) accumulated $519.8M in aggregate proceeds.