S&P Global Market Intelligence on Oct. 10 released third-quarter 2018 capital markets league tables for its covered North American sectors.
Bank and thrift
KBW lands 8 common equity offerings in Q3
Keefe Bruyette & Woods Inc. earned deal credit from eight common equity transactions for banks and thrifts during the third quarter and upped its 2018 total to 20, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence's league table rankings through Sept. 30.
Barclays Capital tops insurance common equity offering rankings through Q3
The investment bank's deal credit remains at $1.34 billion.
Financial services, fintech
Morgan Stanley leads Q3 specialty finance, mortgage REIT common equity advisers
Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC took the No. 1 spot in the common equity league table for the financial technology and payments sectors for the nine months ended Sept. 30.
Oil and gas
Relatively few oil and gas debt, common stock deals completed in Q3
The third quarter of 2018 saw fewer debt offerings in the oil and gas sector than the preceding two quarters. However, seven firms participated in preferred equity offerings during those three months.
CenterPoint Energy issuance makes up bulk of Q3'18 utility equity offerings
Wells Fargo Securities LLC was the top utilities debt dealmaker as of the end of the end of the third quarter of 2018, with 42 offerings and a total deal credit of about $3.84 billion.
Top REIT equity and debt underwriters maintain leads through Q3
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. was the top underwriter of equity offerings by equity real estate investment trusts through the first three quarters of 2018, and Bank of America Corp. led REIT debt underwriters for the same period.
Goldman Sachs leads media debt advisers YTD
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC was the top adviser on debt offerings in the media sector for the first nine months of the year, with a total of about $2.91 billion in deal credit from eight offerings.
Deutsche Bank Securities ranks as top telecommunications debt adviser YTD
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. ranked as the top financial adviser on debt offerings for the telecommunications industry year-to-date, with about $4.35 billion in aggregate deal credit from six offerings as of Sept. 30.