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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,411.21 26 4.73%
2 Deutsche Bank 7,686.33 17 4.32%
3 Barclays 7,675.66 19 4.32%
4 Citi 7,287.53 24 4.10%
5 JPMorgan 6,876.21 22 3.87%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,257.05 3 16.34%
2 Deutsche Bank 1,033.18 2 13.43%
3 ING 881.60 1 11.46%
3 Commerzbank Group 881.60 1 11.46%
5 Goldman Sachs 653.42 1 8.49%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 135.40 2 14.21%
2 UniCredit 83.03 1 8.71%
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 83.03 1 8.71%
2 RBS 83.03 1 8.71%
2 Morgan Stanley 83.03 1 8.71%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 Wells Fargo Securities 888.33 3 14.21%
1 SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc 888.33 3 14.21%
3 Goldman Sachs 881.25 2 14.10%
4 Barclays 816.67 3 13.07%
5 Citi 731.25 2 11.70%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 Deutsche Bank 4,898.75 3 8.76%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,804.20 4 6.81%
3 ING 3,428.75 2 6.13%
4 BNP Paribas 2,935.78 4 5.25%
5 HSBC 2,930.06 5 5.24%