Investors unfazed by ‘pure Italy risk’ in peripheral Europe corporate rally

The recovery of Europe’s credit appetite forged ahead this week as several southern European borrowers found rampant demand for their bond issues and new issue premiums for many kinds of borrower tightened.

  • 03 Feb 2012

On Thursday the bull run passed an important milestone, with a highly successful €1bn seven year bond by Atlantia, the Italian toll road company. Unlike most peripheral issuers in recent months, Atlantia’s revenues come almost entirely from its home country.

"It’s the first deal offering pure Italy risk," ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 113,683.46 478 7.19%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 103,037.55 448 6.52%
3 Citi 88,830.56 451 5.62%
4 Goldman Sachs 75,629.23 305 4.78%
5 Barclays 72,617.35 312 4.59%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 BNP Paribas 20,196.33 86 8.95%
2 Barclays 17,722.23 65 7.85%
3 Deutsche Bank 15,688.73 60 6.95%
4 HSBC 13,777.20 59 6.10%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,521.92 64 5.55%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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1 JPMorgan 4,994.70 40 8.04%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,312.69 35 6.95%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,249.17 39 6.84%
4 Barclays 3,956.08 33 6.37%
5 Citi 3,884.06 28 6.26%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

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1 JPMorgan 24,067.99 186 10.79%
2 Citi 19,404.77 149 8.70%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,997.02 158 8.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 17,038.94 119 7.64%
5 Barclays 15,537.71 103 6.97%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 20,529.33 63 6.93%
2 HSBC 19,637.33 84 6.63%
3 BNP Paribas 19,346.82 88 6.53%
4 Barclays 19,276.49 80 6.51%
5 Citi 17,718.43 69 5.98%