S&P Global Market Intelligence on Jan. 14 released fourth-quarter 2018 capital markets league tables for its covered North American sectors.
Sandler holds top spot in bank IPOs, mutual conversions in 2018
Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP prevailed as the top underwriter in the IPO and thrift mutual conversions space in 2018, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence's league table rankings.
Barclays leads from start to finish in '18 insurance common equity league table
Barclays Capital Inc. finished the year with $1.34 billion in deal credit from three offerings, all from the first half.
Morgan Stanley led asset management, i-banking common equity advisers in 2018
Morgan Stanley finished 2018 with deal credit of $2.90 billion from 14 offerings.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi lead REIT debt and equity underwriters in 2018
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the leading underwriter for real estate investment trusts' debt offerings, held on to its top spot from 2017, while a new leader emerged among equity offering underwriters.
Wells Fargo leads US media debt advisers in 2018, buoyed by Comcast
Wells Fargo Securities LLC ranked as the top adviser on debt offerings in the media sector by aggregate deal credit, with about $6.25 billion from 22 offerings, much of which were issued by Comcast Corp., according to data compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Deutsche Bank top US telecom debt adviser in 2018, boosted by wireless
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. ranked as the top financial adviser on debt offerings from the U.S. telecommunications sector in 2018, with about $4.35 billion in aggregate deal credit. The bank's clients included the top four major U.S. wireless carriers.
Oil and gas
J.P. Morgan rounds out 2018 with $4.4B in oil, gas debt offerings
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. each completed five deals during the fourth quarter, with JP Morgan adding over $1.1 billion to its total deal credit for the year.
Barclays Capital tops equity offerings in US utility sector for 2018
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC was the top utilities debt dealmaker for 2018 with 50 offerings and a total deal credit of about $4.78 billion.