Deals of the Month are a selection of complex, innovative or uncommon transactions (for the market concerned) from around the world that were announced or closed during the relevant month.

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Arise acquisition of 4.1% stake in Ecobank

The acquisition of a stake in the African bank with the largest geographical reach.


Republic of Portugal Rmb2 billion 4.09% panda bond issue

Portugal’s debut panda bond issue and the first renminbi bond sold on the China Interbank Market by a Eurozone country.

Baltics and Nordics

Tieto DKr13.2 billion acquisition of Evry

A rare large pan-baltic tech M&A deal. 

Latin America

Republic of Chile $1.41 billion 3.5% sovereign green bond issue

The first sovereign green bond issued by a country in Latin America.

North America

Slack NYSE direct listing

Technology company Slack became only the second large US company to list its shares directly on the stock market rather than taking the traditional IPO route.

Western Europe

UniCredit €1.25 billion 1.25% bond issue

The first benchmark callable senior-preferred issue by a European bank.


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