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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  • 26 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 87,203.87 375 7.26%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 76,504.70 341 6.37%
3 Citi 71,626.86 340 5.96%
4 Barclays 58,502.95 242 4.87%
5 Deutsche Bank 57,775.20 231 4.81%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • 09 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 15,877.45 68 9.25%
2 Barclays 13,596.86 49 7.93%
3 Deutsche Bank 12,929.26 46 7.54%
4 HSBC 9,996.40 45 5.83%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 9,719.13 51 5.66%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 4,302.46 33 8.07%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,115.59 32 7.72%
3 Deutsche Bank 3,858.15 34 7.24%
4 Barclays 3,646.48 29 6.84%
5 Citi 3,618.87 24 6.79%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 20,077.22 149 11.16%
2 Citi 16,746.30 121 9.31%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,655.37 124 8.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,942.41 91 7.19%
5 Barclays 12,667.46 77 7.04%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Danske Bank 40,548.61 42 14.16%
2 Svenska Handelsbanken AB 38,163.35 21 13.33%
3 BNP Paribas 15,055.84 69 5.26%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,548.66 47 5.08%
5 Citi 12,612.10 54 4.41%