HY default rate will fall this year, rise next – Moody’s

The global corporate default rate for speculative grade issuers edged 10bp higher to 1.9% in October, according to Moody’s. This is far below last year’s global rate of 3.8% in October. For the end of the year Moody’s forecasts another fall to 1.4%.

  • 08 Nov 2011
October’s slightly higher rate reflects the defaults of Greek glass maker Yioula Glassworks and three companies in Ireland which have conducted distressed exchanges on their junior debt only. These defaults occurred some time ago, but in September were included in the investment grade default count. Their senior ...

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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 7.05%
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3 Citi 113,864.83 602 5.65%
4 Goldman Sachs 94,144.44 398 4.67%
5 Barclays 89,152.07 396 4.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 BNP Paribas 24,789.49 114 8.88%
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4 HSBC 16,938.83 77 6.07%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,665.73 86 5.61%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.70%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,780.41 47 7.43%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,236.76 54 6.74%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 5.96%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.48%

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 10.57%
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 24,182.92 82 6.45%
2 HSBC 23,902.07 109 6.38%
3 Barclays 23,817.08 108 6.35%
4 BNP Paribas 23,234.24 113 6.20%
5 Citi 20,797.03 89 5.55%