Ford welcomed back to IG fold as hopes of easing cheer US funds

The US corporate bond market crescendoed this week, after a miserable Monday with no deals gave way to benchmark issues as investors looked on the bright side of the eurozone crisis. By Thursday, eight deals were crowding into the market, including a triumphant $1.5bn return to the investment grade market by Ford Motor, after an absence of nearly seven years.

  • 08 Jun 2012

The week started dismally after last Friday’s non-farm payroll data had missed estimates, with only 69,000 jobs created in May. But conditions gradually improved for credit as the week went on.

With central banks across the world considering or taking measures to stimulate the economy and a groundswell ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 133,573.25 578 7.23%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 118,541.55 539 6.42%
3 Citi 104,212.37 544 5.64%
4 Goldman Sachs 86,938.14 355 4.71%
5 Barclays 82,724.67 361 4.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 22,951.77 105 8.77%
2 Barclays 19,796.44 75 7.56%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,925.12 74 6.85%
4 HSBC 16,031.84 71 6.12%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,554.56 78 5.56%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,442.63 45 7.89%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,801.82 38 6.96%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,751.46 46 6.89%
4 Credit Suisse 4,353.57 48 6.31%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 6.18%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 28,018.08 214 10.98%
2 Citi 21,099.90 168 8.27%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,960.58 186 8.22%
4 Goldman Sachs 19,294.20 134 7.56%
5 Barclays 17,943.05 119 7.03%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 22,816.78 75 6.66%
2 HSBC 22,736.18 101 6.64%
3 BNP Paribas 21,794.95 106 6.36%
4 Barclays 21,638.43 92 6.32%
5 Citi 19,224.66 78 5.61%