Novartis, Total and Vodafone star as Fed juice powers US bid

Highly rated Yankee corporates like Novartis and Total raided the US bond market this week to lock in financing at record low rates as investors continued to pile into high grade credit, spurred by a fresh bout of monetary easing.

  • 21 Sep 2012

Last week’s sharp sell-off in Treasuries after the simultaneous policy stimuli by central banks to revive the global economy has helped the bid for investment grade credit.

"Central bank action is encouraging investors to move out of cash and the major beneficiary is fixed income," said Jim Turner, ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 39,814.04 178 7.25%
2 Citi 35,583.54 163 6.48%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,128.31 166 6.03%
4 Deutsche Bank 32,622.38 127 5.94%
5 Barclays 28,217.98 111 5.14%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 BNP Paribas 7,741.23 34 9.96%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,409.32 21 8.25%
3 Barclays 5,176.15 25 6.66%
4 HSBC 5,003.70 23 6.44%
5 Citi 4,576.17 26 5.89%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 Citi 2,417.98 11 10.88%
2 Deutsche Bank 2,229.13 17 10.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,908.90 13 8.59%
4 JPMorgan 1,733.98 11 7.80%
5 Barclays 1,569.70 11 7.06%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 11,150.67 77 12.59%
2 Citi 8,073.45 55 9.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,652.39 65 8.64%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,155.05 45 6.95%
5 Credit Suisse 5,502.63 40 6.21%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 BNP Paribas 8,202.93 31 9.23%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,868.10 19 7.73%
3 Citi 6,086.67 25 6.85%
4 JPMorgan 4,814.18 17 5.42%
5 HSBC 4,304.73 21 4.84%