Heineken, EE and Bertelsmann revel in mania for corporates

The remarkable bull run for core European corporate bonds reached a new height today as three companies launched euro bonds for a total of €3.1bn, pushing July’s issuance total to a record, on some measures.

  • 26 Jul 2012

All found strong demand as investors continued to pour cash into corporate paper regarded as safe from the woes of the eurozone periphery.

The appetite was if anything all the greater today, as even the periphery was rallying – Spain’s two year government bond yield has come in from ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
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
  • 28 Mar 2017
1 BNP Paribas 10,063.23 39 10.44%
2 Deutsche Bank 7,581.17 26 7.87%
3 Barclays 7,452.71 29 7.73%
4 Citi 6,359.33 30 6.60%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,938.68 31 6.16%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Mar 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 2,542.35 21 5.18%
2 Citi 2,517.98 12 5.13%
3 JPMorgan 2,141.79 16 4.36%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,908.90 13 3.89%
5 Barclays 1,669.70 12 3.40%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 11,383.58 79 12.23%
2 Citi 8,914.80 58 9.57%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,622.57 70 9.26%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,879.73 47 7.39%
5 Credit Suisse 5,616.83 41 6.03%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Mar 2017
1 BNP Paribas 10,979.56 42 9.02%
2 Citi 8,715.78 34 7.16%
3 Deutsche Bank 8,354.58 27 6.86%
4 Barclays 6,669.09 26 5.48%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,964.95 31 4.90%