Corp Bonds

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
  • 08 Feb 2016
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,411.21 26 4.73%
2 Deutsche Bank 7,686.33 17 4.32%
3 Barclays 7,675.66 19 4.32%
4 Citi 7,287.53 24 4.10%
5 JPMorgan 6,876.21 22 3.87%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,847.53 6 14.23%
2 Deutsche Bank 1,509.53 5 11.63%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,160.48 2 8.94%
4 ING 881.60 1 6.79%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 854.09 6 6.58%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 135.40 2 10.16%
2 UniCredit 133.03 2 9.98%
2 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 133.03 2 9.98%
4 Deutsche Bank 98.99 2 7.43%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 83.03 1 6.23%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,641.25 5 16.75%
2 Barclays 1,416.67 4 14.46%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 1,131.19 4 11.54%
4 Citi 974.11 3 9.94%
5 SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc 945.48 4 9.65%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 4,898.75 3 8.43%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,263.32 6 7.34%
3 ING 3,428.75 2 5.90%
4 HSBC 3,208.94 6 5.52%
5 Barclays 2,962.51 4 5.10%