Latest news on corporate MTNs, private placements, Schuldscheine

  • Unique research shows Schuldschein market is staying safe

    No deterioration in credit quality has taken place among corporate Schuldschein borrowers since 2008, concludes a new report from Helaba, despite the market having undergone huge expansion.

    • 25 May 2017
  • The winners: GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2017

    GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners of its Bond Awards for 2017. The results were revealed at a gala dinner at London's Globe Theatre on May 23. Thank you to everyone who supported the event by attending and voting in the polls that decided who were the best and brightest in bonds over the last 12 months.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Apple joins riot of issuers in corporate bond market

    The European corporate bond market is again packed to bursting on Wednesday, with six new issues, among which Apple is likely to be one of the most sought after names. This week is building up to a huge total, as LVMH has already raised €4.5bn and Anheuser-Busch InBev £2.25bn.

    • 17 May 2017
  • European Union debuts in Schuldschein market

    The European Union has issued its first ever Schuldschein, and may issue further such deals.

    • 11 May 2017
  • LSE poised for launch of new debt platform

    LSE Group is pushing ahead with a plan to launch a debt venue to rival Ireland's and Luxembourg’s professional markets, which have built commanding positions with relaxed disclosure rules and easy listing requirements. But the UK government is dragging its feet on tax reforms that are crucial to the project.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Tikehau appoints head of London business

    Tikehau Capital has appointed a new head of its London operations.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • Wilmar returns to capital markets

    Wilmar International, a Singaporean agricultural firm, sold its first bond in three years on Wednesday.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Saleh as originator leaves Santander for new gig

    Santander’s former head of Middle East corporates, Wafi Saleh, has joined Spanish business services firm PKF Attest as a partner of the debt capital market division.

    • 10 Apr 2017
  • MTN market gobbles up Big Mac

    McDonald’s has returned to the MTN market after a year-long hiatus, raising €500m with a two year floater via Goldman Sachs.

    • 06 Apr 2017
  • MTNs still providing value under pressure from ECB

    Corporate medium term note issuance has been dwindling, as borrowers have been sucked away by more attractive sources of financing. But MTNs still have their own appeal, providing financing in tenors and currencies not easily accessible through other means. Lewis McLellan reports.

    • 29 Mar 2017

Corporate private debt news archive

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
  • 23 May 2017
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
  • 23 May 2017
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
  • 23 May 2017
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%