Latest high grade corporate bond news

  • Brenntag, Goodman and Voestalpine become latest long lost issuers to return

    In September, a number of issuers have returned to the European corporate bond markets after a number of years without issuing. On Wednesday, German chemicals distributor, Brenntag, Australian property company Goodman, and Austrian steel company, Voestalpine, were the latest to join that list.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Corporate bond flow: nice, steady and tight

    Corporate bond investors seem to be happy with what they deem the sensible pace of new issuance so far in September. And they are keen for it to continue.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • SP PowerAssets pierces curve with new deal

    Singapore power company SP PowerAssets grabbed $600m on Tuesday from a tightly priced investment grade bond that reset its debt curve.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Deutsche Bahn tests water down under

    Deutsche Bahn is soft-sounding investors about a lengthy Kangaroo bond, with an eye on Australian and Asian buyers.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Engie extends extensive green curve with treble

    Engie, the French energy utility, priced its second green bond transaction of 2017 on Tuesday. The longest tranche of its three tranche offering extended the issuer’s green bond curve by nearly 10 years.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Successful return for Gecina within three months of last deal

    On Tuesday, Gecina, the French property company, printed a successful €700m long 10 year bond, having sold €1.5bn of bonds as recently as the end of June to help fund its acquisition of Eurosic.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Tight print trend gathers momentum

    September has seen a variety of issuers access the corporate bond market. From regular issuers to those who have not issued for over a decade, the consistent theme has been single digit new issue premiums for what one syndicate manager described as “manageable deal sizes.” Monday saw new issues in a similar vein.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • What geopolitical tensions? Hyundai, Kookmin seal bonds

    Geopolitical tensions around North Korea did not close the primary debt market this week, as Hyundai Motor Group’s US arm snapped up $1bn from a triple-tranche deal and Kookmin Bank priced a $500m trade on Monday.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Land Securities pockets £1bn, buys back old bonds

    After Monday’s dual tranche offering from Unilever, the sterling corporate bond market paused ahead of Thursday’s Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee.

    • 15 Sep 2017

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 133,573.25 578 7.23%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 118,541.55 539 6.42%
3 Citi 104,212.37 544 5.64%
4 Goldman Sachs 86,938.14 355 4.71%
5 Barclays 82,724.67 361 4.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 22,951.77 105 8.77%
2 Barclays 19,796.44 75 7.56%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,925.12 74 6.85%
4 HSBC 16,031.84 71 6.12%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,554.56 78 5.56%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,442.63 45 7.89%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,801.82 38 6.96%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,751.46 46 6.89%
4 Credit Suisse 4,353.57 48 6.31%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 6.18%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 28,018.08 214 10.98%
2 Citi 21,099.90 168 8.27%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,960.58 186 8.22%
4 Goldman Sachs 19,294.20 134 7.56%
5 Barclays 17,943.05 119 7.03%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 22,816.78 75 6.66%
2 HSBC 22,736.18 101 6.64%
3 BNP Paribas 21,794.95 106 6.36%
4 Barclays 21,638.43 92 6.32%
5 Citi 19,224.66 78 5.61%