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
  • 09 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 3,195.66 11 10.78%
2 Mizuho 2,836.81 9 9.57%
3 Citi 2,332.27 11 7.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,321.41 10 7.83%
5 BNP Paribas 2,190.33 9 7.39%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Jan 2017
1 BNP Paribas 27,573.19 139 4.12%
2 Deutsche Bank 23,285.69 86 3.48%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,513.02 77 3.06%
4 Barclays 20,162.58 77 3.01%
5 Citi 20,125.03 88 3.01%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,800.70 49 5.17%
2 Citi 6,458.14 23 4.28%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,353.41 38 4.21%
4 Barclays 5,713.46 35 3.78%
5 JPMorgan 4,221.50 35 2.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 297.36 3 36.61%
2 RBC Capital Markets 85.86 2 10.57%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 85.71 1 10.55%
3 Mizuho 85.71 1 10.55%
3 Goldman Sachs 85.71 1 10.55%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Citi 1,719.55 7 10.93%
2 Mizuho 1,561.12 5 9.92%
3 BNP Paribas 951.16 5 6.05%
4 JPMorgan 868.57 2 5.52%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 868.57 2 5.52%