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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
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 157,201.67 715 7.06%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 133,645.42 620 6.00%
3 Citi 121,543.76 630 5.46%
4 Deutsche Bank 112,093.96 523 5.03%
5 Morgan Stanley 100,544.81 556 4.52%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 BNP Paribas 30,902.74 143 0.00%
2 Deutsche Bank 23,544.86 91 0.00%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,869.85 115 0.00%
4 HSBC 22,326.59 102 0.00%
5 Barclays 19,625.76 82 0.00%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 Deutsche Bank 11,055.79 72 9.54%
2 JPMorgan 8,677.27 72 7.49%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,829.43 55 6.76%
4 Credit Suisse 7,596.79 59 6.55%
5 Citi 6,638.24 40 5.73%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 JPMorgan 35,461.59 235 5.32%
2 Citi 31,116.04 188 4.67%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 29,411.17 216 4.41%
4 Morgan Stanley 27,279.77 152 4.09%
5 Deutsche Bank 26,785.73 169 4.02%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 BNP Paribas 29,393.00 148 0.00%
2 HSBC 26,966.51 139 0.00%
3 Barclays 25,603.08 119 0.00%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 25,064.46 129 0.00%
5 RBS 22,869.54 124 0.00%