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
  • 31 Aug 2015
1 JPMorgan 112,928.10 454 7.57%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 104,424.11 433 7.00%
3 Deutsche Bank 78,936.99 328 5.29%
4 Morgan Stanley 77,683.87 355 5.21%
5 Citi 76,656.68 370 5.14%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 17,858.75 96 8.62%
2 Barclays 17,335.58 60 8.36%
3 HSBC 16,534.73 79 7.98%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,802.39 60 7.62%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,147.82 71 6.34%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 6,724.00 49 9.07%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,036.89 51 8.15%
3 Credit Suisse 4,544.52 32 6.13%
4 BNP Paribas 4,485.18 39 6.05%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,415.16 31 5.96%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 01 Sep 2015
1 JPMorgan 22,267.10 142 10.51%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,809.89 147 8.88%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,281.80 115 8.63%
4 Goldman Sachs 17,894.39 109 8.44%
5 Citi 15,764.31 110 7.44%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 19,048.41 60 8.28%
2 HSBC 16,910.25 73 7.35%
3 BNP Paribas 15,423.11 81 6.70%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,584.98 49 6.34%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,052.72 66 6.11%