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) 6,665 23 12.97
2 Citi 5,781 17 11.25
3 BNP Paribas 3,715 15 7.23
4 Barclays 2,853 9 5.55
5 Credit Suisse 2,783 8 5.42

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 99,250.27 279 13.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 92,153.61 267 12.17%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 72,661.39 222 9.59%
4 JPMorgan 52,367.24 169 6.91%
5 Credit Suisse 41,885.89 127 5.53%