Securitization - CLO/CDO

EuroWeek View: Was BHP’s blocked bid a one-off?

Bankers had better hope that protectionism is not here to stay. BHP Billiton’s banks had their worst fears confirmed on Monday when the company aborted its $39bn bid for PotashCorp. But rivals will hardly be gloating. Instead, they will hope that the Canadian government’s decision to block a foreign takeover will not be copied by other governments.

  • 17 Nov 2010
Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton on Monday confirmed that its $39bn bid for Potash Corp of Saskatchewan was off after it failed to convince the Canadian government that the deal would be of “net benefit” to the country.
The announcement dealt a serious blow to the capital markets. BHP had ...

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IssuerArrangerSize ($M)
Anchorage Capital ManagementJP Morgan569.93
New Star FinancialWells Fargo496.07
Silvermine CapitalCitigroup512.35

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Mar 2015
1 JPMorgan 92,568.85 238 10.41%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 81,221.10 246 9.13%
3 Credit Suisse 80,789.30 205 9.08%
4 Citi 76,618.75 210 8.61%
5 Barclays 71,394.92 194 8.02%

Bookrunners of European Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,597.40 7 14.57%
2 Citi 2,826.97 7 11.45%
3 Credit Suisse 2,221.24 6 9.00%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,732.01 7 7.01%
5 Santander 1,721.49 6 6.97%