SingTel Optus calls on Asian buyers for $500m bond debut

SingTel Optus, the Australian subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications, raised $500m on its international bond debut on Thursday, pricing at the tight end of guidance after it drew strong demand from deal-hungry Asian investors.

  • 08 Oct 2009

Citi, HSBC and JPMorgan arranged the 10 year deal, which was priced at 99.739 with a 4.625% coupon to give investors a spread of 150bp over Treasuries. That was at the tight end of the 155bp area, reduced from earlier whispers of pricing around 160bp over Treasuries.

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • 17 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,526.81 410 7.15%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,157.13 378 6.22%
3 Citi 78,017.43 388 5.90%
4 Barclays 62,596.22 268 4.74%
5 Deutsche Bank 60,332.59 249 4.56%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 18,886.68 80 9.00%
2 Barclays 16,575.05 61 7.90%
3 Deutsche Bank 15,098.70 57 7.20%
4 HSBC 12,906.84 56 6.15%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,165.97 62 5.80%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 5,095.99 40 8.35%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,273.93 33 7.01%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,159.17 38 6.82%
4 Credit Suisse 3,915.70 42 6.42%
5 Barclays 3,740.83 31 6.13%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 21,273.54 160 11.24%
2 Citi 17,526.81 129 9.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,607.84 134 8.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 13,221.26 95 6.98%
5 Barclays 13,207.72 84 6.98%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 BNP Paribas 17,949.66 81 6.87%
2 Deutsche Bank 17,622.26 57 6.74%
3 HSBC 16,803.90 77 6.43%
4 Barclays 16,166.69 72 6.19%
5 Citi 15,341.21 64 5.87%