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2017

Capital Eye Best Deals of 2016

  • Foreign Currency Bonds: Dai-ichi Life Insurance's global dollar bonds
  • Foreign Currency Bonds “Special Prize”: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's global dollar bonds
  • New Public Equity Issues: Kyushu Railway, LINE
  • Secondary Public Equity Issues: Recruit Holdings


FinanceAsia Japan Achievement Awards 2016/2017

  • Best Foreign Investment Bank *
  • Best M&A House *
  • Best IPO: LINE's $1.3 billion NYSE and TSE initial public offering
  • Best Secondary Share Sale: Recruit Holdings' $2.3 billion global follow-on offering
  • Best FIG Deal: SOMPO Holdings' acquisition of Endurance Specialty Holdings for $6.3 billion
  • * The Japanese securities joint venture between Morgan Stanley and MUFG which is comprised of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.


J-MONEY Japan Deals of the Year 2016

  • Best M&A Deal (IN-IN): Canon's acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems
  • Best IPO Deal: Kyushu Railway's global IPO
  • Best Equity Follow-on Deal: Recruit Holdings' global offering
  • Best Equity-Linked Deal: Kansai Paint's Euroyen Convertible Bond
  • Best International Bond Deal: Development Bank of Japan's sustainability bonds
  • Best Samurai Bond Deal: CITIC


J-MONEY 2016 League Tables

  • Debt House of the Year *
  • Best International Yen Bond House *
  • * The Japanese securities joint venture between Morgan Stanley and MUFG which is comprised of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.

Thomson Reuters DealWatch Awards 2016

  • IPO of the Year: Kyushu Railway
  • Innovative Equity Deal of the Year: LINE

 

2016

The Asset Triple A Country Awards 2016 – Japan

  • Best Follow-On: Recruit’s US$2.3 billion follow-on offering
  • Best Equity-Linked: Softbank’s US$10 billion monetization of Alibaba
  • Best Corporate Bond: Central Japan Railway’s US$300 million 30-year bond


Capital Eye Best Deals of 2015

  • Foreign Currency Bonds: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group global dollar bonds (5, 10-year) & global FRN (5-year)
  • Foreign Currency Bonds “Special Prize”: Nippon Life Insurance Company global subordinated dollar bond (30-year), Softbank Group euro-dollar bonds (7, 10-year) & euro bonds (7, 10, 12-year)
  • Secondary Public Equity Issues / Convertible Bonds: Sony public share issue
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts: LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT


Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2016

  • Best Investment Bank in Japan *
  • World’s Best Bank for M&A Advisory: Morgan Stanley
  • Best Bank for Advisory in Asia: Morgan Stanley
  • * The Japanese securities joint venture between Morgan Stanley and MUFG which is comprised of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.


FinanceAsia Japan Achievement Awards 2015/2016

  • Best Investment Bank *
  • Best Foreign Investment Bank *
  • Best M&A House *
  • Deal of the Year: Japan Post Group Companies’ Tri-IPO
  • Best ECM Deal: Japan Post Group Companies’ Tri-IPO
  • Best Cross-Border M&A Deal: Asahi Kasei’s acquisition of Polypore
  • Best DCM Deal: Fast Retailing’s inaugural bond offering
  • The Most Innovative Deal: Orix and Vinci’s purchase of Kansai and Osaka airports’ operating rights
  • * The Japanese securities joint venture between Morgan Stanley and MUFG which is comprised of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.


IFR Review of the Year 2016

  • M&A Adviser: Morgan Stanley
  • Asia-Pacific Equity House: Morgan Stanley
  • Asia-Pacific Equity Issue: LINE’s US$1.3 billion IPO
  • Asia-Pacific Structured Equity Issue: Softbank’s US$6.6 billion bond mandatorily exchangeable into Alibaba


J-MONEY Japan Deals of the Year 2015

  • Best M&A Deal (OUT-IN): Orix and Vinci’s purchase of Kansai and Osaka airports’ operating rights
  • Best M&A Deal (IN-IN): Nippon Life’s acquisition of Mitsui Life
  • Best IPO Deal: Japan Post Group Companies’ Tri-IPO
  • Best Equity Follow-on Deal: Sony’s global offering
  • Best International Bond Deal: Softbank’s euro- and dollar-denominated bonds


J-MONEY 2015 League Tables

  • Best M&A House *
  • Best Cross-Border M&A House *
  • Best Follow-on House *
  • Debt House of the Year *
  • Best International Yen Bond House *
  • * The Japanese securities joint venture between Morgan Stanley and MUFG which is comprised of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.


Nikkei Veritas Deal of the Year 2016

  • Best IPO: Kyushu Railway


Thomson Reuters DealWatch Awards 2015

  • Offshore Bond of the Year: Central Japan Railway dollar bond (30-year)
  • Equity Deal of the Year: Sony
  • J-REIT Deal of the Year: LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT