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PPL Deal Log

Most Recent US private placements

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Angel Trains


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Multinet Gas


Monash University


Independent Bank Corp.


STAG Industrial


BBA Aviation


Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group


Precinct Properties New Zealand


American Assets Trust


Brookfield District Energy


Brisbane Airport


Smith & Nephew


Barnes Group


Boral Limited



PPL People Database

Exclusive data on top players in capital markets

Lawrence Schechter

Managing Director of Capital Markets

Firm: Incapital

In the news: Incapital Hires Schechter for Capital Markets Role

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