dcsimg
Corp Bonds

Glencore bondholders like merger talk, Xstrata ticks wider

Bonds of Glencore International, the Swiss-based commodities trading group, snapped tighter on Thursday following news that it was in talks to merge with Xstrata, the mining group based a few miles away. Xstrata’s paper widened slightly.

  • 03 Feb 2012

Although the two companies are similarly rated at around mid-triple-B, and they are of similar size, Glencore trades wider because it is seen as a more unpredictable business with a touch of the "black box", as one observer put it on Thursday.

Xstrata confirmed on Thursday morning that it ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact Mark Goodes to discuss your access: mark.goodes@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please call Mark Goodes on +44 (0)20 7779 8605 or email mark.goodes@globalcapital.com to discuss your requirements.

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Oct 2014
1 JPMorgan 118,078.06 575 6.50%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 101,176.31 503 5.57%
3 Citi 100,707.38 519 5.55%
4 Deutsche Bank 86,155.19 435 4.75%
5 Morgan Stanley 83,145.76 481 4.58%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Oct 2014
1 BNP Paribas 24,069.61 112 4.35%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,743.06 94 3.57%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,600.15 73 3.36%
4 HSBC 18,264.85 82 3.30%
5 Barclays 14,641.97 64 2.65%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Oct 2014
1 Deutsche Bank 10,634.63 68 0.00%
2 JPMorgan 8,118.12 67 0.00%
3 Credit Suisse 7,443.28 57 0.00%
4 Goldman Sachs 7,026.57 48 0.00%
5 BNP Paribas 6,245.13 54 0.00%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Oct 2014
1 JPMorgan 28,639.10 190 10.17%
2 Citi 25,365.10 157 9.00%
3 Morgan Stanley 24,255.91 134 8.61%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,393.59 179 8.30%
5 Credit Suisse 22,843.03 145 8.11%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Oct 2014
1 BNP Paribas 22,715.72 115 6.41%
2 HSBC 21,419.04 113 6.05%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,222.82 104 5.99%
4 RBS 20,418.84 105 5.76%
5 Barclays 20,043.26 93 5.66%