Dim sum players reflect on push for covenants

Dim sum bond investors are becoming increasingly aggressive, demanding tighter covenant packages that could put issuers off bringing deals. Bankers and investors see it as a sign of the greater maturity and efficiency of the growing market.

  • 10 Nov 2011
Some $21.5bn of offshore renminbi bonds have been sold this year, according to Dealogic data. These deals are more likely to feature stronger covenant packages than issues sold in 2010 but they still offer investors little protection when compared to dollar bonds. This has partly been because investors ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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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

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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

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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

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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 %
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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%