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
  • 09 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 3,195.66 11 10.78%
2 Mizuho 2,836.81 9 9.57%
3 Citi 2,332.27 11 7.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,321.41 10 7.83%
5 BNP Paribas 2,190.33 9 7.39%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Jan 2017
1 BNP Paribas 27,573.19 139 4.12%
2 Deutsche Bank 23,285.69 86 3.48%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,513.02 77 3.06%
4 Barclays 20,162.58 77 3.01%
5 Citi 20,125.03 88 3.01%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,800.70 49 5.17%
2 Citi 6,458.14 23 4.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,353.41 38 4.21%
4 Barclays 5,713.46 35 3.78%
5 JPMorgan 4,221.50 35 2.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 297.36 3 36.61%
2 RBC Capital Markets 85.86 2 10.57%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 85.71 1 10.55%
3 Mizuho 85.71 1 10.55%
3 Goldman Sachs 85.71 1 10.55%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Citi 1,719.55 7 10.93%
2 Mizuho 1,561.12 5 9.92%
3 BNP Paribas 951.16 5 6.05%
4 JPMorgan 868.57 2 5.52%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 868.57 2 5.52%