LDK leads come under fire as secondary bonds plummet

Chinese solar power company LDK Solar sparked debate this week when its recent Rmb1.2bn ($182.4m) synthetic renminbi deal plummeted in the secondary market. Some bankers said the poor performance of the deal would dent investor confidence in the embryonic market.

  • 24 Feb 2011

The three year bond was priced at par with a 10% coupon on February 18, but fell heavily in the secondary market, trading as low as 96.5 before rebounding by the end of this week.

The leads had sounded out investors with price whispers of the 9% area, but ...

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1 JPMorgan 39,814.04 178 7.25%
2 Citi 35,583.54 163 6.48%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,128.31 166 6.03%
4 Deutsche Bank 32,622.38 127 5.94%
5 Barclays 28,217.98 111 5.14%

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2 Deutsche Bank 7,581.17 26 7.87%
3 Barclays 7,452.71 29 7.73%
4 Citi 6,359.33 30 6.60%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,938.68 31 6.16%

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2 Citi 2,517.98 12 5.13%
3 JPMorgan 2,141.79 16 4.36%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,908.90 13 3.89%
5 Barclays 1,669.70 12 3.40%

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4 Goldman Sachs 6,879.73 47 7.39%
5 Credit Suisse 5,616.83 41 6.03%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

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1 BNP Paribas 10,979.56 42 9.02%
2 Citi 8,715.78 34 7.16%
3 Deutsche Bank 8,354.58 27 6.86%
4 Barclays 6,669.09 26 5.48%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,964.95 31 4.90%