Greek referendum queers pitch for corporate bonds

Plans to issue corporate bonds in Europe this week are hanging in the balance, after Greek prime minister George Papandreou disconcerted markets by offering a referendum on the country’s bailout agreement.

  • 01 Nov 2011
“It is quite annoying,” said one syndicate banker in London. “It’s just a drag on the market. Previously there was a sense of ‘let’s move on’, and that there could be a fairly crisp acceptance of the EU package. Now there is a lot more uncertainty – there’s ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 142,092.90 622 7.08%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 126,485.14 579 6.30%
3 Citi 113,573.09 601 5.66%
4 Goldman Sachs 93,780.72 394 4.67%
5 Barclays 89,036.16 395 4.44%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 24,553.43 113 8.90%
2 Barclays 21,105.51 82 7.65%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,530.93 78 6.71%
4 HSBC 16,938.83 77 6.14%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,549.67 85 5.63%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.85%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,669.99 45 7.43%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,126.35 52 6.72%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 6.07%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.59%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 23,833.79 81 6.50%
2 HSBC 23,751.92 108 6.48%
3 Barclays 23,497.73 103 6.41%
4 BNP Paribas 22,998.19 112 6.28%
5 Citi 20,118.07 85 5.49%