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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 103,798.20 511 6.38%
2 Citi 90,828.47 450 5.59%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 88,655.20 445 5.45%
4 Deutsche Bank 76,551.78 383 4.71%
5 Morgan Stanley 72,814.52 430 4.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Sep 2014
1 BNP Paribas 21,197.56 96 8.79%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 17,858.69 84 7.40%
3 HSBC 17,043.47 75 7.07%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,845.32 62 6.57%
5 Barclays 13,058.69 56 5.41%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Sep 2014
1 Deutsche Bank 9,956.53 60 4.93%
2 JPMorgan 7,273.82 60 3.60%
3 Credit Suisse 7,185.53 53 3.56%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,898.10 47 3.42%
5 BNP Paribas 6,072.70 50 3.01%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,411.72 180 10.29%
2 Citi 24,000.29 144 9.35%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,183.38 167 8.26%
4 Credit Suisse 20,892.00 135 8.14%
5 Goldman Sachs 20,404.88 112 7.95%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Sep 2014
1 BNP Paribas 20,285.20 98 6.77%
2 HSBC 19,246.48 99 6.42%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 18,668.90 90 6.23%
4 Barclays 17,582.09 80 5.86%
5 RBS 17,266.40 85 5.76%