Telecom Names Spark The Market

  • 03 Mar 2002
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Nextel Communications and Global Crossing found popularity with would-be buyers last week with $40-50 million of each name trading. A $2.5 million piece of Nextel's term loans "B" and "C" traded at 84 3/4 in the street following higher bond prices by week's end. The paper, which had been auctioned off as low as 80 two weeks ago, hit the 83 3/4 level by midweek. On Thursday, $2.5 million of the name's "D" term loan traded at 83 3/8. Officials at the company could not be reached by press time.

Global Crossing's bank debt also changed hands in the 20 1/2 to 22 1/2 range, although some traders priced the market as low as 18 1/2 to 20 1/2. Dealers said technical factors drove the market, specifically distressed and vulture funds looking to buy the paper. Specific buyers and sellers could not be determined. A spokeswoman from Global Crossing declined to comment on the trades.

  • 03 Mar 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) 3,136 9 12.62
2 Citi 2,562 6 10.31
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 8.65
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.33
5 Societe Generale 1,814 4 7.30

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
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%