BHP, Arcelor lead dollar surge after blackouts

BHP Billiton, the Australian-UK mining group, led a rebound in dollar corporate bond issuance this week as borrowers emerged from earnings blackout to exploit continuing strong demand for investment grade paper.

  • 24 Feb 2012
More than $18bn of supply had been priced as EuroWeek went to press, with Viacom, ArcelorMittal and CSX Corp all selling benchmark deals on Thursday.Borrowers continued to enjoy high levels of oversubscription, enabling syndicate desks to price aggressively. Demand was keen across the curve, from the long end ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 133,659.38 579 7.19%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 118,675.27 539 6.38%
3 Citi 104,283.26 546 5.61%
4 Goldman Sachs 87,171.48 357 4.69%
5 Barclays 82,724.67 361 4.45%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 23,620.31 106 8.93%
2 Barclays 19,796.44 75 7.48%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,925.12 74 6.77%
4 HSBC 16,031.84 71 6.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,554.56 78 5.50%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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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 %
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1 JPMorgan 28,018.08 214 10.92%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,116.58 187 8.23%
3 Citi 21,099.90 168 8.23%
4 Goldman Sachs 19,427.53 135 7.58%
5 Barclays 17,943.05 119 7.00%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 22,816.78 75 6.60%
2 HSBC 22,736.18 101 6.58%
3 BNP Paribas 22,463.50 107 6.50%
4 Barclays 21,638.43 92 6.26%
5 Citi 19,258.04 79 5.57%