Weekly Supply & Flows Update from CreditSights

  • 14 Apr 2002
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The market is clearly suffering from indigestion as it continues to absorb debt on pace to rival last year's record issuance. About $13.4 billion of investment grade debt hit the market in the week ended April 11, bringing the total issuance for the year to $188.7 billion or on-pace for another record year. The oil & gas and utility sectors were very active, with new deals priced for Apache ($400 million 10-years), Duquesne Light ($200 million 10-years), Kerr-McGee ($350 million 3-years), Valero ($750 million each of 10s and 30s and $300 million 5s) and Progress energy ($350 million 5s and $450 million 10s). Meanwhile, the disarray in the telecom sector is affecting even the better names in the sector. AT&T Wireless was forced to increase spreads 30-35 bp over to +300 bp for its $3 billion deal. It remains very much a split market, with untainted BBBs seeing strong demand on the back of economic recovery hopes and any credit with a hint of SEC or accounting troubles going begging.

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  • 14 Apr 2002

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) 4,755 19 11.75
2 Citi 4,288 14 10.60
3 Rabobank 2,633 4 6.51
4 Goldman Sachs 2,615 4 6.46
5 Barclays 2,603 8 6.43

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 82,050.07 237 12.94%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 70,926.06 217 11.18%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 62,359.46 195 9.83%
4 JPMorgan 45,920.23 145 7.24%
5 Credit Suisse 36,830.60 112 5.81%