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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
  • 23 Feb 2015
1 JPMorgan 19,942.91 89 7.66%
2 Citi 17,479.08 67 6.71%
3 Deutsche Bank 14,676.92 59 5.64%
4 Goldman Sachs 14,481.25 57 5.56%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,360.57 65 5.51%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Feb 2015
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 6,138.80 15 0.00%
2 Barclays 4,880.16 12 0.00%
3 BNP Paribas 4,799.80 20 0.00%
4 HSBC 4,402.92 15 0.00%
5 Deutsche Bank 3,182.86 8 0.00%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Feb 2015
1 Credit Suisse 2,541.85 14 6.00%
2 Deutsche Bank 1,980.97 14 4.68%
3 Citi 1,694.40 7 4.00%
4 Morgan Stanley 1,608.82 12 3.80%
5 Barclays 1,467.38 8 3.46%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Feb 2015
1 JPMorgan 4,558.94 29 9.65%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,285.41 25 9.07%
3 Citi 4,160.43 28 8.81%
4 Barclays 3,837.98 19 8.13%
5 Morgan Stanley 3,821.40 23 8.09%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Feb 2015
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 6,254.74 14 11.74%
2 Barclays 5,022.71 12 9.43%
3 BNP Paribas 3,762.80 16 7.07%
4 HSBC 3,074.32 11 5.77%
5 Citi 2,664.42 8 5.00%