Equity Capital Markets Review of 2014

From Thomson Reuters   GLOBAL ECM ACTIVITY UP 11% – Equity capital markets activity totaled US$890.4 billion during full year 2014, an 11% increase compared to full year 2013 and the strongest annual period for global equity capital markets issuance since 2007. Fourth quarter equity capital markets issuance decreased 8% compared to the third quarter […] Read more »

A Case For Convertible Bond Arbitrage In 2014

By Paul Sansome, Ferox Capital LLP Part One of this article discusses the main reasons to own convertible securities in the current environment. Part Two looks at why convertible bond arbitrage is an attractive investment strategy now.   Part One We see four main reasons to own convertibles: 1. Strong new issuance 2. Dispersion in […] Read more »