US expects busy summer of Yankee bonds after Unilever hit

August could see a spate of Yankee bond issues by European companies, bankers believe, after Unilever yesterday achieved record low coupons for dollar corporate bonds of three and five years.

  • 31 Jul 2012

“August tends to be active in the US market, but we’re expecting to see an added degree of supply from corporates because of the very low funding costs available,” said Marcus Hiseman, head of European corporate fixed income capital markets at Morgan Stanley in London.

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 8,940.33 44 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 8,642.90 35 7.36%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,900.99 32 5.88%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,182.44 32 5.27%
5 Credit Suisse 5,391.91 30 4.59%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 Citi 1,513.82 9 9.16%
2 BNP Paribas 1,388.55 9 8.40%
3 UniCredit 1,013.92 7 6.14%
4 Barclays 992.86 6 6.01%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 943.52 7 5.71%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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1 Citi 791.48 6 11.55%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 578.44 4 8.44%
3 Deutsche Bank 551.25 5 8.04%
4 HSBC 506.07 7 7.38%
5 NatWest Markets 492.10 6 7.18%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

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1 Citi 2,219.41 10 10.62%
2 Jefferies LLC 2,201.25 3 10.54%
3 Morgan Stanley 2,098.45 9 10.04%
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5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,483.26 13 7.10%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 2,087.29 10 8.43%
2 Mizuho 1,656.00 6 6.69%
3 BNP Paribas 1,583.41 10 6.40%
4 JPMorgan 1,130.71 4 4.57%
5 Commerzbank Group 1,090.75 4 4.41%