Doux’s derivatives come home to roost

The European high yield market this week looked to have suffered its first wobble since the summer, as French poultry company Doux became the first issuer to miss its target offer size. The debut issue was cut on Thursday from Eu400m to Eu350m.

  • 12 Nov 2010

But bankers were quick to dismiss any talk that spikes in peripheral spreads had contributed to the failure or that the smaller deal hinted that the high yield market had passed its peak. Instead, they blamed issues specific to the company.

"The secondary market was a bit weaker on ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 JPMorgan 17,951.43 72 7.21%
2 BNP Paribas 15,800.30 101 6.35%
3 Goldman Sachs 14,057.92 58 5.65%
4 HSBC 13,442.80 86 5.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 12,920.94 75 5.19%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.60%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,851.83 48 7.43%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,236.76 54 6.65%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 5.88%
5 Citi 4,412.98 34 5.60%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 30,278.08 235 10.60%
2 Citi 24,061.64 191 8.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,183.88 205 8.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 21,207.87 149 7.42%
5 Barclays 19,256.47 129 6.74%