EU talks and GDP boost bring flood of US bonds

Blue chip companies scrambled into the dollar bond market on Thursday as good news from the EU debt negotations and strong US GDP figures led to a surge of confidence in investment grade credit.

  • 28 Oct 2011

The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 2.5% in the third quarter, up from 1.3% in the second quarter.

BP, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Verizon and Railroad CSX Corp were among the issuers that sold a total of $17bn of paper as they emerged from earnings blackout with ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 129,269.31 559 7.25%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 116,844.07 527 6.55%
3 Citi 102,446.44 529 5.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 85,119.89 347 4.77%
5 Barclays 80,200.18 348 4.49%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 22,124.11 100 8.73%
2 Barclays 19,647.01 74 7.76%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,369.20 70 6.86%
4 HSBC 15,446.24 67 6.10%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,434.81 77 5.70%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,335.13 43 7.91%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,721.48 37 7.00%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,563.62 43 6.77%
4 Credit Suisse 4,353.57 48 6.46%
5 Barclays 4,075.90 34 6.05%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,677.53 209 10.82%
2 Citi 20,598.64 163 8.36%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,434.33 181 8.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 18,169.20 130 7.37%
5 Morgan Stanley 17,353.91 102 7.04%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 22,260.86 71 6.71%
2 HSBC 21,999.17 96 6.64%
3 Barclays 21,487.74 90 6.48%
4 BNP Paribas 20,967.30 101 6.32%
5 Citi 18,975.16 77 5.72%