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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 109,658.03 532 6.46%
1 JPMorgan 109,658.03 532 6.46%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 95,410.49 474 5.62%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 95,410.49 474 5.62%
3 Citi 94,013.95 473 5.54%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Sep 2014
1 BNP Paribas 21,488.62 98 0.00%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 18,428.64 86 0.00%
3 HSBC 17,043.47 75 0.00%
4 Deutsche Bank 16,788.87 66 0.00%
5 Barclays 13,267.04 57 0.00%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 10,072.29 61 9.62%
2 JPMorgan 7,838.70 65 7.48%
3 Credit Suisse 7,350.59 55 7.02%
4 Goldman Sachs 7,026.57 48 6.71%
5 BNP Paribas 6,042.82 50 5.77%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 27,762.31 186 5.24%
2 Citi 24,460.18 148 4.62%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,293.14 174 4.21%
4 Credit Suisse 21,140.21 139 3.99%
5 Goldman Sachs 20,848.11 116 3.94%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Sep 2014
1 BNP Paribas 20,576.26 100 6.63%
2 HSBC 19,393.53 100 6.25%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,238.85 92 6.20%
4 Barclays 17,790.44 81 5.74%
5 RBS 17,714.93 88 5.71%