Euro spreads supertight as holidays stifle issuance

The euro corporate bond market launched its first new issues of the week on Thursday following two days of public holidays in Germany. Frequent issuers, Aroundtown and Daimler, broke the silence, with the former paying no premium.

  • By Nigel Owen
  • 02 Nov 2017
Aroundtown has been a busy issuer all year, but particularly so since the summer. In September, the German commercial property company tapped its dollar hybrid for $200m. In October it sold its first sterling bond ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 164,938.31 718 7.20%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 147,126.56 669 6.42%
3 Citi 129,674.51 690 5.66%
4 Goldman Sachs 105,201.77 447 4.59%
5 Barclays 99,269.52 448 4.33%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 29,154.37 137 8.86%
2 Barclays 24,121.06 98 7.33%
3 Deutsche Bank 22,163.65 93 6.74%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 20,050.48 104 6.10%
5 HSBC 19,151.76 90 5.82%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 7,123.00 59 7.43%
2 Goldman Sachs 6,789.41 55 7.08%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,954.72 59 6.21%
4 Credit Suisse 5,809.63 61 6.06%
5 BNP Paribas 5,208.30 57 5.43%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 33,802.85 265 10.75%
2 Citi 26,963.27 215 8.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 25,506.35 227 8.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 23,587.99 168 7.50%
5 Barclays 20,408.08 140 6.49%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 26,974.23 134 6.41%
2 Deutsche Bank 26,448.76 95 6.28%
3 Barclays 26,042.03 120 6.19%
4 HSBC 25,650.40 123 6.09%
5 Citi 22,829.99 98 5.42%