Incredible week as Merck, Telefónica lead frenzied charge back into corporate bond market

The virtual standstill that had gripped the European corporate bond market over the past month gave way to a welter of issuance this week as deal-starved investors were at last provided with meaty supply from a diverse array of companies fresh out of blackout.

  • 12 Mar 2010
In what became the biggest week for corporate euro issuance so far in 2010, a veritable parade of some of the less frequent utility and telecom borrowers bumped up investment grade deal volumes to Eu29bn so far this year from the Eu20bn levels the market was languishing at ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 173,212.52 757 7.19%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 153,345.47 707 6.36%
3 Citi 136,722.26 732 5.67%
4 Goldman Sachs 109,140.99 471 4.53%
5 Barclays 104,758.42 476 4.35%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 29,965.54 145 4.34%
2 Barclays 25,142.41 103 3.64%
3 Deutsche Bank 24,205.95 104 3.51%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 20,544.30 110 2.98%
5 HSBC 19,467.45 94 2.82%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 8,469.76 69 4.02%
2 Goldman Sachs 7,816.84 63 3.71%
3 Credit Suisse 6,908.88 70 3.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,384.59 62 3.03%
5 BNP Paribas 5,941.97 66 2.82%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 36,665.71 285 10.74%
2 Citi 28,630.88 229 8.39%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,305.35 246 8.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 24,712.66 181 7.24%
5 Barclays 22,906.34 151 6.71%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 28,046.25 103 6.40%
2 BNP Paribas 27,948.80 144 6.38%
3 Barclays 27,259.57 126 6.22%
4 HSBC 25,832.31 126 5.90%
5 Citi 23,312.66 103 5.32%