Petrobras pummels EM record as book hits $43bn

Petrobras’ $11bn deal this week smashed the record for the largest emerging market bond by $2.8bn. That was impressive enough, but the book of $43bn left bankers certain it could have pushed the boundaries even further, writes Olly West.

  • 17 May 2013

EM professionals saw the ease with which the market absorbed the Brazilian oil company’s bond as evidence of the maturity of the asset class.

"A couple of years ago there were a couple of super big deals in the market like Qatar. Everyone was blown away when they happened," ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 47,322.39 219 6.97%
2 Citi 42,594.08 210 6.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 39,461.35 204 5.82%
4 Deutsche Bank 36,345.71 152 5.36%
5 Barclays 33,878.27 148 4.99%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • 18 Apr 2017
1 BNP Paribas 10,853.09 45 9.91%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,072.26 30 7.37%
3 Barclays 7,980.08 33 7.29%
4 Citi 7,052.29 36 6.44%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 6,646.16 38 6.07%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 2,981.20 25 9.50%
2 Citi 2,705.59 14 8.62%
3 JPMorgan 2,305.05 18 7.35%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,082.61 15 6.64%
5 Barclays 2,056.23 15 6.55%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 13,963.01 103 11.90%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,022.42 92 9.40%
3 Citi 10,519.92 74 8.97%
4 Goldman Sachs 9,044.89 65 7.71%
5 Barclays 7,008.49 47 5.97%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 BNP Paribas 11,849.34 47 4.05%
2 Citi 10,255.40 43 3.51%
3 Deutsche Bank 9,727.43 31 3.33%
4 Barclays 8,299.70 38 2.84%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,151.08 38 2.44%