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Corp Bonds

Corporates in charge as rally builds despite insecurities

Investors’ eagerness to buy European corporate bonds has become so hot that bankers are beginning to declare it an issuer’s market. Yet some still feel the rally is fragile — that investors are buying because they have to, rather than out of real confidence.

  • 24 Feb 2012

This week brought €5.2bn of deals in euros, including a cross-over credit, an Italian car finance company and a sub-benchmark issue — all no-nos for investors before Christmas.

Virtually all the deals were several times oversubscribed, enabling the leads to tighten guidance and price at the tight end of ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Jun 2015
1 JPMorgan 97,211.20 391 7.95%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 85,795.05 367 7.01%
3 Citi 68,020.07 319 5.56%
4 Morgan Stanley 66,009.31 290 5.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 64,768.51 273 5.30%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Jun 2015
1 Barclays 16,973.77 56 9.00%
2 BNP Paribas 15,495.18 82 8.21%
3 HSBC 14,435.22 69 7.65%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,200.05 52 7.53%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 11,882.24 58 6.30%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Jun 2015
1 JPMorgan 6,090.50 43 9.00%
2 Deutsche Bank 5,682.59 45 8.39%
3 Credit Suisse 4,293.27 28 6.34%
4 BNP Paribas 4,076.57 34 6.02%
5 Morgan Stanley 3,759.51 26 5.55%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Jun 2015
1 JPMorgan 20,408.55 127 5.30%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,687.15 134 4.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,074.06 106 4.43%
4 Goldman Sachs 15,451.24 96 4.01%
5 Citi 14,593.89 102 3.79%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Jun 2015
1 Barclays 18,309.64 55 9.09%
2 HSBC 14,987.08 66 7.44%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,018.68 55 6.46%
4 BNP Paribas 12,770.93 68 6.34%
5 Deutsche Bank 11,769.73 41 5.84%