‘True HY’ awaiting Klöckner’s CCC PIK

Klöckner Pentaplast, the German plastic packaging maker, has in store a potential subordinated bond deal to fund its merger with UK peer Linpac. Some see the issue as a test on how real the risk appetite is in the European high yield market.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 19 Jun 2017

As Klöckner readies its €1.58bn leveraged loan deal this week, the announcement that it may also offer €385m of payment-in-kind notes has become a subject of conversation in the market.

The term loans and cash on hand are intended to refinance Klöckner’s senior secured loans and ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,630.48 71 7.17%
2 BNP Paribas 15,800.30 101 6.43%
3 Goldman Sachs 13,736.97 57 5.59%
4 HSBC 13,121.85 85 5.34%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,513.39 58 5.09%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.65%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,851.83 48 7.48%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,236.76 54 6.69%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 5.92%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.45%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,908.43 233 10.55%
2 Citi 23,833.79 189 8.41%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,183.88 205 8.18%
4 Goldman Sachs 20,887.87 148 7.37%
5 Barclays 19,256.47 129 6.79%