ManUtd shows European high yield burying reckless tag

Asian and US buyers rallied to the controversial bonds sold by Manchester United football club last week Friday — but the deal showed a welcome caution on the part of European high yield investors.

  • 29 Jan 2010
Weeks of fretting over Manchester United’s £514m-equivalent high yield bond are finally over. And despite the opposition to the deal from fans, commentators and some investors, the football club got the issue away at or close to initial price talk. Bankers close to the deal said that it ...

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Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,319 10 12.84
2 Citi 2,562 6 9.92
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 8.32
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.05
5 Societe Generale 1,814 4 7.02

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 41,255.30 117 12.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,631.92 109 11.85%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 32,082.26 89 10.11%
4 JPMorgan 20,969.41 64 6.60%
5 Credit Suisse 16,754.47 44 5.28%