PIMCO To Manage First High-Grade CDO

PIMCO Europe is gearing up to manage its first syndicated synthetic collateralized debt obligation referencing investment-grade corporates.

  • 09 Jun 2006
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PIMCO Europe is gearing up to manage its first syndicated synthetic collateralized debt obligation referencing investment-grade corporates. Currently the European arm of the mega U.S. firm has only emerging market synthetic transactions on its books (DW 11/18/05). The underlying portfolio will be managed out of Munich and officials there did not return emails by press time. Reasons for entering the high-grade CDO arena could not be immediately determined.

The CDO offers investors single-tranche exposure to a portfolio of 127 corporate CDS with an average rating of BBB. The segregated tranches are rated AAA through to A minus, and packaged into seven- and 10-year notes denominated in U.S. dollars, euros or yen. The transaction was arranged by UBS. Structuring officials at the house declined comment.

  • 09 Jun 2006

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%