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
  • 17 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 47,322.39 219 6.97%
2 Citi 42,594.08 210 6.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 39,461.35 204 5.82%
4 Deutsche Bank 36,345.71 152 5.36%
5 Barclays 33,878.27 148 4.99%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 BNP Paribas 10,853.09 45 9.91%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,072.26 30 7.37%
3 Barclays 7,980.08 33 7.29%
4 Citi 7,052.29 36 6.44%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 6,646.16 38 6.07%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Apr 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 2,981.20 25 9.50%
2 Citi 2,705.59 14 8.62%
3 JPMorgan 2,305.05 18 7.35%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,082.61 15 6.64%
5 Barclays 2,056.23 15 6.55%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 13,963.01 103 11.90%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,022.42 92 9.40%
3 Citi 10,519.92 74 8.97%
4 Goldman Sachs 9,044.89 65 7.71%
5 Barclays 7,008.49 47 5.97%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 BNP Paribas 11,849.34 47 4.05%
2 Citi 10,255.40 43 3.51%
3 Deutsche Bank 9,727.43 31 3.33%
4 Barclays 8,299.70 38 2.84%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,151.08 38 2.44%