New Corporates

The primary market picked up a bit from recent weeks. Although some deals were still getting pulled, many others got done and were priced correctly.

  • 28 May 2004
Email a colleague
Request a PDF
The primary market picked up a bit from recent weeks. Although some deals were still getting pulled, many others got done and were priced correctly.  Investors said there were a variety of deals to pick from and more demand was seen in the market.  
 
Herbst Gaming, a Nevada casino and gas station operator, planned to sell $150 million in senior subordinated notes due in ’12, with the proceeds being used to refinance an existing deal. Price talk is 8 to 8 1/4%. At a rating of B3/B-, that level is rather low, according to a buy-side gaming analyst. Lehman Brothers is the sole underwriter for the deal.
 
Autocam Corp., an auto parts maker, sold $140 million of 10-year senior subordinated notes through Goldman Sachs and Citigroup Global Markets. The B3/B- notes were priced at 10.875%. Diane Keefe, portfolio manager at Pax World Management in New York, said she did not participate because Autocam’s capital expenditure to EBITDA ratio is too high. Other investors said they are concerned the auto supply sector will go through a slow period because car inventory is currently high.
  • 28 May 2004

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%