Cargill Eyeballs I-Rate Swap

  • 24 Nov 2003
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Cargill, the largest privately owned corporate in the U.S., is weighing up converting a recent USD250 million fixed-rate bond into a synthetic floater. Jay Olsom, assistant treasurer in Wayzata, Minn., said the swap is under consideration in order to maintain the corporate's fixed to floating ratio of around 50%.

Swap spreads widened in the days following the bond sale, which makes the conversion less attractive, he noted. Cargill, however, will continue to monitor the market and may yet go ahead with a swap. He said the corporate is not waiting on any specific swap spread to trigger the deal.

The counterparty for any swap would be selected from Cargill's group of relationship banks, which includes Citigroup Global Markets, JPMorgan, Banc of America Securities and Deutsche Bank. Price and degree of collateral that the counterparty requests be posted against the swap would be influencing factors on the decision, Olsom said. Citigroup lead managed the bond sale.

  • 24 Nov 2003

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Citi 253,106.92 930 8.89%
2 JPMorgan 230,914.50 1036 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 221,389.46 762 7.78%
4 Goldman Sachs 171,499.26 554 6.03%
5 Barclays 169,046.60 646 5.94%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 13,488.13 59 8.47%
2 Citi 11,496.21 73 7.22%
3 UBS 11,302.86 45 7.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,864.95 59 6.82%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,434.21 54 6.55%