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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
  • 27 Jul 2015
1 JPMorgan 106,682.61 420
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 99,006.52 399
3 Deutsche Bank 72,721.38 301
4 Morgan Stanley 71,744.94 318
5 Citi 71,657.56 345

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 Barclays 17,257.25 60 8.65%
2 BNP Paribas 16,690.87 90 8.37%
3 HSBC 16,069.57 77 8.06%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,176.46 58 7.61%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,054.53 72 6.55%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 JPMorgan 6,553.35 48 9.05%
2 Deutsche Bank 5,964.39 50 8.24%
3 Credit Suisse 4,472.02 31 6.18%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,335.38 30 5.99%
5 BNP Paribas 4,314.52 38 5.96%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 JPMorgan 20,878.79 132 10.47%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,020.65 138 9.04%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,288.03 108 8.67%
4 Goldman Sachs 16,635.20 100 8.34%
5 Citi 15,000.72 106 7.52%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2015
1 Barclays 18,517.67 58 8.74%
2 HSBC 16,250.80 69 7.67%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,014.97 68 6.61%
4 BNP Paribas 13,940.59 72 6.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 12,653.22 45 5.97%