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GlobalCapital ECM Awards Poll 2019


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We invite you to vote for two groups of Awards, recognising achievement in the EMEA equity capital markets in the calendar year 2019:
- the Deals of the Year 
- the Best Non-Bank Market Participants
These Awards, together with our Awards for the Best Banks, to be decided editorially, will be presented at our ECM Awards Dinner on 18th March 2020 in central London. We would be delighted to welcome you there.
For further information about the Awards, please contact Sam Kerr, equities editor, +44 207 779 7369
For further information about the Dinner, please contact Daniel Elton, commercial director of events, at
For quick reference, these are the 26 Awards you will be invited to vote on in this poll. (Some categories of voter will not be shown some of the questions, e.g. investors cannot choose the best investors.)

Best Non-Bank Market Participants
Best equity capital markets adviser                                          
Best law firm for ECM
Best private equity firm at using the equity capital markets
Most influential long-only equity investor
Most influential hedge fund equity investor                                       
Most influential equity-linked investor

Deals of the Year
Equity capital markets deal of the year
IPO of the year
Block trade of the year (includes all accelerated bookbuilds)
Equity-linked bond deal of the year
Privatisation of the year (includes any sale of stock by a government)
IPO of the year under $300m
Technology or biotech IPO of the year
Financial institution ECM deal of the year
Best equity capital raising by a listed company (includes rights issues, follow-on capital raisings etc)
Most innovative ECM deal
Most impressive sustainable ECM deal
ECM deal of the year in the UK and Ireland
ECM deal of the year in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
ECM deal of the year in France
ECM deal of the year in the Benelux
ECM deal of the year in Italy
ECM deal of the year in Iberia
ECM deal of the year in the Nordic region
ECM deal of the year in CEE (including Greece), Russia and CIS
ECM deal of the year in the Middle East and Africa (including Turkey)
  • Provide your honest opinion of which are the deserving winners
  • Do not vote tactically
  • Keep your votes confidential to within your own firm
  • Do not ask others to vote for you
For this poll to work, it is very important that market participants give their honest view. If your deal does not win a particular Award, you would rather a deserving candidate won than an undeserving one. 

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