Wharf makes bond comeback bid with benchmark dollar deal

Hong Kong developer and port operator Wharf Holdings has returned to the dollar bond market for the first time in more than three years. The company scrapped a previous attempt at a deal early last year, but bankers are confident that its strong name recognition in Hong Kong would help them close a deal in New York trading hours on Monday.

  • 31 Jan 2012
HSBC, JP Morgan and Standard Chartered are managing the five year deal, and approached investors with price guidance of 415bp over Treasuries on Monday. The leads were hoping to price the deal late on Monday, and were relying on the issuer’s strong credit — and the recent surge ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 142,092.90 622 7.06%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 126,485.14 579 6.29%
3 Citi 113,573.09 601 5.65%
4 Goldman Sachs 93,896.79 395 4.67%
5 Barclays 89,036.16 395 4.43%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 BNP Paribas 24,789.49 114 8.93%
2 Barclays 21,105.51 82 7.60%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,530.93 78 6.68%
4 HSBC 16,938.83 77 6.10%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,665.73 86 5.64%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,669.99 45 7.38%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,126.35 52 6.68%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 6.03%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.55%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 29,820.93 232 10.58%
2 Citi 23,746.29 188 8.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,954.16 203 8.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 20,887.87 148 7.41%
5 Barclays 19,256.47 129 6.83%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 23,833.79 81 6.48%
2 HSBC 23,751.92 108 6.46%
3 Barclays 23,497.73 103 6.39%
4 BNP Paribas 23,234.24 113 6.32%
5 Citi 20,118.07 85 5.47%