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Novartis finds US bond bid strong but tricky

The US investment grade corporate bond market sprang back to life this week as four big issuers hit the market in quick succession on Thursday, after multi-billion dollar deals from Novartis and Comcast earlier in the week.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 21 Feb 2014

Google was the marquee name on Thursday, printing a $1bn 10 year deal that attracted more than $3bn of demand as investors clamoured for a credit that has issued only once before, in 2011.

The search engine leader, rated Aa2/AA, blessed Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Aug 2014
1 JPMorgan 248,731.58 1211 0.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 213,715.93 1145 0.00%
3 Citi 204,338.55 1048 0.00%
4 Deutsche Bank 188,752.69 943 0.00%
5 Morgan Stanley 173,370.67 947 0.00%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 17,278.59 84 0.00%
1 BNP Paribas 17,278.59 84 0.00%
2 HSBC 16,394.52 71 0.00%
2 HSBC 16,394.52 71 0.00%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 15,698.44 75 0.00%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9,839.06 58 9.94%
2 JPMorgan 7,323.01 59 7.40%
3 Credit Suisse 7,106.95 53 7.18%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,726.44 45 6.80%
5 Barclays 5,953.89 37 6.02%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Aug 2014
1 JPMorgan 22,051.66 170 9.78%
2 Citi 20,503.82 141 9.10%
3 Credit Suisse 18,946.67 121 8.40%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,224.95 146 8.08%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,882.93 99 7.93%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Aug 2014
1 HSBC 17,855.94 90 0.00%
2 BNP Paribas 16,596.30 86 0.00%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,375.71 80 0.00%
4 Barclays 15,497.46 70 0.00%
5 RBS 14,092.95 73 0.00%
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