Deals analysis

  • Laos rights issue first analysed

    30 August 2012

    EDL-Gen’s $200 million rights issuance was a first for the nascent Laos Securities Exchange. But deal counsel had to first overcome complexities relating to the company’s shares in four IPPs

  • How the US Jobs Act helped Man U offering

    16 August 2012

    Deal counsel explain how last week's Manchester United initial public offering on US exchange took advantage of the US Jobs Act

  • How the new TMX was created

    09 August 2012

    Canadian securities trading will never be the same now that a consortium of investment companies has taken private the Toronto Stock Exchange and associated entities. It creates real potential for conflict, but new efficiencies abound

  • TMX-Maple merger: IIAC raises favouritism concerns

    02 August 2012

    TMX Group shareholders’ approval of Maple Group Acquisition Corporation’s tender offer on July 31 ended the multi-year sale of the Toronto Stock Exchange. But it also raised concerns over market favouritism

News analysis

  • Why Sebi’s primary market reforms disappoint

    30 August 2012

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India this month announced a raft of primary market reforms in a bid to facilitate retail investment and capital raising. But lawyers are unconvinced the changes will be effective