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Investment Banking

As one of the leading investment banking services providers to emerging markets, Credit Suisse has executed many of the largest transactions in each region.

Credit Suisse teams have a proven track-record in successfully executing mergers and acquisitions of every complexity, including landmark and cross-border transactions.

Our leading position in debt capital markets enables us to execute major public transactions, complex exchange and in addition to reopening markets for sovereigns, corporate and financial institutions.

Credit Suisse is a full-service emerging markets equities broker, bringing unrivalled liquidity access to clients in almost fifty countries. Credit Suisse's dominance in emerging markets is a result of our leading underwriting abilities, trading and research platforms, execution success, and a strong after-market support.

Transaction Highlights

At Credit Suisse, we have led many landmark deals and transactions in the Emerging Markets, including:




Advised Bovespa on its US$20 billion merger with BM&F resulting in BM&FBovespa


Advised Companhia Vale do Rio Doce on its US$20 billion acquisition offer for Inco


US$21.9 billion IPO of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

US$3.58 billion IPO of China Pacific Insurance (CPIC)


Dealer manager role in the Tata Motors US$375 million conversion of Foreign Currency Convertible Bond (FCCB)

Joint bookrunner in IDFC's US$85 million Qualified Institutions Placement (QIP)


Bakrie & Brothers' US$4.4 billion rights issue - Indonesia's largest-ever equity offering

Bakrie & Brothers' US$5.1 billion acquisition of stakes in PT Bumi Resources Tbk, PT Energi Mega Persada Tbk and PT Bakrieland Development Tbk


Joint bookrunner in Santander’s US$4.1 billion IPO


Co-global coordinator in Alpek’s US$792 million IPO


Joint bookrunner in United Mexican States US$2.2 billion global exchange offer

Middle East and North Africa

Advised and executed a landmark securities placement in the MENA region, successfully placing equity and debt of Barclays on behalf of the International Petroleum Investment Company of Abu Dhabi (IPIC)


Acted as exclusive financial advisor to Qatar Holding on their acquisition of Harrods, London


US$1.27 billion sale of controlling stake in Comstar-UTS to MTS


US$2.5 billion acquisition of controlling stake in Bashkir Oil and Energy Group

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