Euro HY rides wave even as IG falls off

The European high yield market is in remarkably strong shape, even after the abrupt halt this week to the searing bull run in investment grade corporate debt.

  • 23 Mar 2012

High grade issuance slowed on Wednesday and Thursday after the huge pack of deals that launched on Tuesday sold off.

Yet Fresenius, the Ba1/BB+/BB+ rated German kidney dialysis company and a favourite with European high yield investors, was able on Wednesday to price its €500m seven year notes ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 142,092.90 622 7.05%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 126,563.58 580 6.28%
3 Citi 113,864.83 602 5.65%
4 Goldman Sachs 94,144.44 398 4.67%
5 Barclays 89,152.07 396 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 8.93%
2 Barclays 21,105.51 82 7.60%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,530.93 78 6.68%
4 HSBC 16,938.83 77 6.10%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,665.73 86 5.64%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,669.99 45 7.38%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,126.35 52 6.68%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 6.03%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.55%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,820.93 232 10.57%
2 Citi 23,746.29 188 8.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,954.16 203 8.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 20,887.87 148 7.41%
5 Barclays 19,256.47 129 6.83%

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 6.48%
2 HSBC 23,751.92 108 6.46%
3 Barclays 23,497.73 103 6.39%
4 BNP Paribas 23,234.24 113 6.32%
5 Citi 20,118.07 85 5.47%