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
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 142,180.40 623 7.02%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 126,800.01 582 6.26%
3 Citi 114,788.05 607 5.66%
4 Goldman Sachs 94,228.53 399 4.65%
5 Barclays 89,649.42 397 4.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 24,789.49 114 8.87%
2 Barclays 21,221.42 83 7.60%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,530.93 78 6.63%
4 HSBC 16,938.83 77 6.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,665.73 86 5.61%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.65%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,851.83 48 7.48%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,236.76 54 6.69%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 5.92%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.45%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,908.43 233 10.55%
2 Citi 23,833.79 189 8.41%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,183.88 205 8.18%
4 Goldman Sachs 20,887.87 148 7.37%
5 Barclays 19,256.47 129 6.79%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 23,833.79 81 6.44%
2 HSBC 23,751.92 108 6.41%
3 Barclays 23,613.64 104 6.38%
4 BNP Paribas 23,234.24 113 6.27%
5 Citi 20,539.24 87 5.55%