Castor’s €1.4bn arrives, inaugurating EIB project bond facility

After a tense couple of days, the sponsors of the Castor gas storage project in Spain, and their seven bookrunners, have launched today the €1.4bn bond that will refinance the nearly completed facility.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 25 Jul 2013
The 31 year amortising bond, with an average life of 12 years, is rated BBB/BBB+. Those ratings depend partly on a €200m subordinated liquidity facility provided by the European Investment Bank. If all goes well this will never be drawn, but the project can draw funds to cover ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Citi 10.72
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 10.66
3 Credit Suisse 6.45
4 Lloyds Bank 6.42
5 JP Morgan 6.35

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,260.06 2 126,006,164,037.19%
2 Rabobank 1,081.86 1 108,185,922,974.77%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 430.57 1 43,057,020,785.00%
4 SK Securities 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%
4 Meritz Financial Group Inc 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%