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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
  • 08 Dec 2014
1 JPMorgan 154,899.74 707 7.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 132,607.49 613 6.08%
3 Citi 119,717.69 606 5.49%
4 Deutsche Bank 111,694.95 518 5.12%
5 Morgan Stanley 98,277.71 546 4.51%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 BNP Paribas 30,902.74 143 0.00%
2 Deutsche Bank 23,544.86 91 0.00%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,869.85 115 0.00%
4 HSBC 22,326.59 102 0.00%
5 Barclays 19,625.76 82 0.00%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 Deutsche Bank 11,055.79 72 9.54%
2 JPMorgan 8,677.27 72 7.49%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,829.43 55 6.76%
4 Credit Suisse 7,596.79 59 6.55%
5 Citi 6,638.24 40 5.73%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 JPMorgan 35,461.59 235 5.32%
2 Citi 31,116.04 188 4.67%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 29,411.17 216 4.41%
4 Morgan Stanley 27,279.77 152 4.09%
5 Deutsche Bank 26,785.73 169 4.02%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 BNP Paribas 29,393.00 148 0.00%
2 HSBC 26,966.51 139 0.00%
3 Barclays 25,603.08 119 0.00%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 25,064.46 129 0.00%
5 RBS 22,869.54 124 0.00%