Latest high grade corporate bond news

  • Adani navigates rough seas to dock $500m deal

    India’s Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone fought rocky markets on Thursday afternoon in Asia to seal a 10 year and one month $500m bond.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • Chinese trio to hit the road for dollar bonds

    Qinghai Provincial Investment Group Co, Guangdong Hengjian Investment Holding Co and China Logistics Property Holdings Co are expected to meet Reg S investors early next week.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • Commercial banks prepared for length in Schuldschein market

    Increasing numbers of commercial banks are investing in seven year Schuldschein loans, as attractive pricing and allocation is luring the lenders further along the credit curve.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • REC flips on green bond switch

    India’s Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has mandated banks for a green dollar bond, a first for the company.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Chinese property bonds front and centre on Thursday

    Property names China Jinmao Holdings Group and Shimao Property Holdings, along with India’s Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, launched new dollar deals on Thursday.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • China Re, Jinmao, China State Construction chase dollars

    Chinese issuers are dominating Wednesday’s debt market in Asia ex-Japan, with two issuers launching dollar deals and two investment grade corporates announcing roadshows for transactions.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Andritz doubles target in lengthy Schuldschein offering

    Andritz, the Austrian machinery maker, raised €400m in a dual tranche Schuldschein transaction this week. The large size — with tenors of seven and 10 years — illustrates commercial banks' growing willingness to lend for long.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • India's Adani sails in with new 10yr offering

    India’s Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone is gauging investor interest this week for a new 10 year bullet, less than a month after its board approved an up to $1.5bn debt-raising.

    • 19 Jun 2017
  • Investors gobble up green Apple

    Apple was ripe for the picking this week as investors gobbled up its second green bond offering. But dollar bond supply was otherwise subdued as issuers tip-toed around the two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • Three Gorges green bond proves a blowout

    China Three Gorges Corp sealed its inaugural offshore green bond on Wednesday, raising €650m from a seven year deal. The notes were sold at a tight spread, with bankers saying that the “European style” execution was due to strong demand from investors.

    • 15 Jun 2017

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 81,498.74 352 7.26%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,488.76 324 6.37%
3 Citi 67,601.26 321 6.02%
4 Barclays 55,362.73 221 4.93%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,047.07 221 4.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 15,877.45 68 9.25%
2 Barclays 13,596.86 49 7.93%
3 Deutsche Bank 12,929.26 46 7.54%
4 HSBC 9,996.40 45 5.83%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 9,719.13 51 5.66%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 4,302.46 33 8.14%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,093.79 31 7.74%
3 Deutsche Bank 3,878.15 34 7.34%
4 Barclays 3,646.48 29 6.90%
5 Citi 3,618.87 24 6.84%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,005.58 142 11.27%
2 Citi 15,642.08 113 9.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,393.04 121 8.54%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,300.74 87 7.29%
5 Barclays 11,596.83 70 6.88%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Danske Bank 40,548.61 42 14.16%
2 Svenska Handelsbanken AB 38,163.35 21 13.33%
3 BNP Paribas 15,055.84 69 5.26%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,548.66 47 5.08%
5 Citi 12,612.10 54 4.41%