First timers flock to empty corporate bond market as retail demand boosts reception

Debut issuers took a chance to shine this week amid a dearth of big name transactions. GFK, HSE Netz, GEA Group and Brambles took the opportunity during the last full week before Easter to issue their inaugural Eurobonds.

  • 15 Apr 2011

"All of these names would have been very tough deals normally," said a banker in London. "The only reason they’ve been so successful this week is that there was nothing else to buy."

The lack of large deals from repeat borrowers meant that many of this week’s deals were ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 08 May 2017
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

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
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

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
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

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
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 %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
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%