HY Influx Boosts Secondary Names

  • 07 Sep 2003
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The secondary loan market was given a boost last week on the back of the massive influx into the high-yield bond market. AMG Data Services reported a record $3.3 billion inflow for U.S. junk bond mutual funds in the week ended Aug. 27. "Cable, wireless, rural are all higher," said one trader.

He noted Nextel Communications is trading above par at 1003/8 to 1005/8. In addition to the bond influx, the name is benefiting from news that Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway bought at least $320 million of bonds and preferred stock since the beginning of 2002. Other names that are said to have risen include energy companies such as Dynegy and AES Corp.

 

  • 07 Sep 2003

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,136 9 13.58
2 Citi 2,562 6 11.09
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 9.31
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.89
5 Societe Generale 1,814 4 7.86

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 41,255.30 117 12.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,631.92 109 11.85%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 32,082.26 89 10.11%
4 JPMorgan 20,969.41 64 6.60%
5 Credit Suisse 16,754.47 44 5.28%