Latest high grade corporate bond news

  • KoGas ignites market with dollar mandate

    Korea Gas Corporation is getting ready to gauge investor interest for a new dollar bond, and will kick off a roadshow in Europe in June.

    • 09:45 AM
  • ChemChina defies sovereign downgrade to open new deal

    China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) opened books for a senior perpetual non call five bond on Wednesday morning, hitting the market soon after Moody’s downgraded the country’s rating.

    • 05:30 AM
  • Nan Fung adds to fixed-for-life momentum with $500m perp

    Property developer Nan Fung International Holdings became the third Hong Kong issuer to sell a fixed-for-life perpetual in just a little over a week. But unlike the earlier transactions, private banks rather than fund managers dominated the deal.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Hungry investors snap up MCC bonds

    Iron and steel company Metallurgical Corporation of China raised $500m from the sale of its three year bond on Monday, after enthusiastic investors flocked to the deal.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Beijing Gas, CCB HK woo buy-side for new deals

    Beijing Gas Group Company and China Construction Bank (Hong Kong) have opened books for a fixed five year bullet and a three year floater, respectively.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Nan Fung, MCC build new dollar deals

    The Asian market has shrugged off North Korea’s missile test over the weekend, with Nan Fung International Holdings and Metallurgical Corporation of China launching new deals on Monday morning.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Nan Hai braves market for SBLC backed $500m

    Nan Hai Corp grabbed $500m on Thursday with the sale of a three non call 1.5 year bond, pushed to an investment grade rating thanks to a standby letter of credit from China Citic Bank Corp’s Shenzhen branch. Meanwhile, Sinochem Hong Kong (Group) Company sealed $300m from a club-like transaction.

    • 19 May 2017
  • Transportation Partners, ChemChina on the road

    Transportation Partners and China National Chemical Corp will meet fixed income accounts for their respective dollar bonds, while names like Poly Culture Group Corp, Macrolink Culturaltainment Development Co, Oceanwide Holdings Co and Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium Co are planning to go offshore.

    • 19 May 2017
  • BOC Aviation lands $500m from tight bond

    BOC Aviation priced its latest five year bond well inside theoretical fair value, helped by its strong financial position, a healthy book and a clear existing curve. But its secondary performance was affected on Thursday by the political turmoil in the US that has caused volatility.

    • 18 May 2017
  • China's Nan Hai rolls out SBLC backed bond

    Nan Hai Corp is marketing a three year bond with a standby letter of credit from China Citic Bank Corp’s Shenzhen branch, giving the notes an investment grade rating. Meanwhile, China Molybdenum Co is seeking up to $1bn equivalent in overseas debt.

    • 18 May 2017

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 08 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 59,729.64 269 3.64%
2 Citi 48,146.84 242 2.94%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 45,937.03 233 2.80%
4 Deutsche Bank 41,805.81 175 2.55%
5 Morgan Stanley 38,350.79 202 2.34%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 13,945.15 61 9.46%
2 Deutsche Bank 12,744.72 45 8.65%
3 Barclays 11,444.28 42 7.77%
4 Citi 8,502.33 42 5.77%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,311.04 47 5.64%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,271.23 30 8.16%
2 JPMorgan 3,230.36 27 8.06%
3 Citi 2,868.23 17 7.16%
4 Barclays 2,733.11 21 6.82%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,620.59 22 6.54%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 15,642.64 116 12.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,985.87 100 9.21%
3 Citi 11,558.90 86 8.89%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,013.87 71 7.70%
5 Barclays 7,309.82 50 5.62%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 13,998.75 62 7.56%
2 Deutsche Bank 13,791.03 42 7.45%
3 Citi 11,544.92 48 6.24%
4 Barclays 10,865.91 47 5.87%
5 JPMorgan 9,678.50 37 5.23%