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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 52,585.19 216 7.90%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 45,780.68 207 6.88%
3 Barclays 39,022.90 168 5.87%
4 Citi 38,456.60 183 5.78%
5 Deutsche Bank 33,916.45 151 5.10%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 07 Apr 2015
1 Barclays 11,961.82 35 10.11%
2 HSBC 10,552.10 40 8.92%
3 BNP Paribas 9,388.52 49 7.94%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,804.87 33 7.44%
5 Deutsche Bank 7,877.73 27 6.66%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,632.53 26 3.95%
2 JPMorgan 3,506.25 25 3.81%
3 Credit Suisse 3,456.40 21 3.75%
4 Barclays 3,272.59 18 3.56%
5 BNP Paribas 3,237.25 24 3.52%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 10,719.71 71 4.52%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,445.51 80 4.40%
3 Deutsche Bank 10,169.66 57 4.29%
4 Barclays 9,609.00 56 4.05%
5 Goldman Sachs 9,526.78 56 4.02%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Apr 2015
1 Barclays 10,123.46 35 8.30%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 9,219.39 32 7.56%
3 BNP Paribas 7,975.36 42 6.54%
4 Deutsche Bank 7,295.41 26 5.98%
5 HSBC 6,464.35 35 5.30%