Irish or not, CRH blowout shows market zing

A successful bond issue on Wednesday by CRH, the Irish building materials group, was the clearest sign yet of investors’ resurgent appetite for European corporate risk, amid the optimistic mood that has suffused bond markets in general since the new year.

  • 20 Jan 2012

It was the first Irish corporate bond in euros or sterling since a £275m issue by the Electricity Supply Board in February 2010, before the country had to seek a bailout in November 2010.

Some 280 investors across Europe, led by UK buyers, put in nearly €4bn of orders ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 08 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 59,729.64 269 3.64%
2 Citi 48,146.84 242 2.94%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 45,937.03 233 2.80%
4 Deutsche Bank 41,805.81 175 2.55%
5 Morgan Stanley 38,350.79 202 2.34%

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
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 3,231.23 29 8.24%
2 JPMorgan 3,230.36 27 8.24%
3 Citi 2,868.23 17 7.31%
4 Barclays 2,625.84 19 6.69%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,620.59 22 6.68%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 15,642.64 116 12.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,985.87 100 9.21%
3 Citi 11,558.90 86 8.89%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,013.87 71 7.70%
5 Barclays 7,309.82 50 5.62%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
1 BNP Paribas 13,034.13 52 8.15%
2 Citi 11,407.89 46 7.13%
3 Deutsche Bank 10,890.60 35 6.81%
4 Barclays 9,128.34 42 5.70%
5 JPMorgan 8,421.89 33 5.26%