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  • Jaguar follows euro success with sterling offering

    The tally of sterling high yield bond sales in January is on course to reach £2bn after Jaguar Land Rover on Thursday launched a new £300m offering, adding to a recent surge of deals in the currency.

    • 12:45 PM

  • Investors bag Hapag’s triple-C, but bottom ratings pipeline slim

    Hapag-Lloyd, Germany’s largest container liner shipping company, sold a rare triple-C rated bond to high yield investors on Thursday.

    • 03:15 PM
  • New high yield short duration fund from JP Morgan AM

    JP Morgan Asset Management on Wednesday launched its Europe High Yield Short Duration Bond Fund for investors seeking protection against future interest rate hikes.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Xella pencils bank meeting for year’s first large cap buyout

    Xella, the German building materials maker, held a bank meeting on Thursday morning in London for the first large buyout of the year so far, as it markets €1.3bn of loans backing its buyout by US private equity house Lone Star.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Virgin Media joins sterling high yield spike

    UK cable and mobile operator Virgin Media on Wednesday plugged its refinancing bond offering into the sterling market on Wednesday, raising total potential sterling high yield bond sales to near £1.7bn so far this year.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Agrokor bails out of loan syndication

    Agrokor, a Croatian retail, food and agriculture company, has abandoned its syndication of a three year term loan complaining of unfavourable terms.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Smurfit Kappa prices drive by benchmark deal

    Paper packaging maker Smurfit Kappa launched a drive by benchmark euro offering on Tuesday, as it looks to refinance existing securitisation facilities.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • VodafoneZiggo tunes in tight JV refinancing

    VodafoneZiggo, the newly formed joint venture between Vodafone and Liberty Global-owned Ziggo, launched a €1.5bn-equivalent term loan package this week with a lender call at 4pm London time on Tuesday.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Douglas shops for refi in January sales

    Douglas, the German retailer, launched a refinancing of a €1.37bn seven year term loan ‘B’ on Tuesday, as the firm comes out of soft call protection from its last repricing in mid-2016.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Micro Focus to offer $1bn in euro levloans

    Micro Focus, a UK software firm, is poised to offer up $1bn-equivalent in euros to the European leveraged loan market as it looks to close its reverse merger with Hewlett Packard’s software business.

    • 16 Jan 2017

High Yield priced deals database

DateIssuerMaturityCur.SizeCoupon
08-Dec-16PrestigeBidCo GmbH 15-Dec-232606.25%
02-Dec-16Catalent Pharma Solutions Inc15-Dec-243804.75%
02-Dec-16Thomas Cook Finance plc 15-Jun-227506.25%
23-Nov-164Finance SA23-May-215011.25%
15-Nov-16Perstorp Holding AB 30-Jun-212003-mth Euribor +762.5bp


Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,492.11 46 8.85%
2 UniCredit 18,866.65 83 8.57%
3 HSBC 16,021.11 53 7.27%
4 BNP Paribas 13,314.73 89 6.05%
5 Credit Suisse 13,152.31 32 5.97%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 NatWest Markets 216.56 3 8.11%
2 BNP Paribas 201.55 3 7.54%
3 HSBC 199.05 3 7.45%
3 Credit Suisse 199.05 3 7.45%
5 UniCredit 155.26 2 5.81%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,492.11 46 8.85%
2 UniCredit 18,866.65 83 8.57%
3 HSBC 16,021.11 53 7.27%
4 BNP Paribas 13,314.73 89 6.05%
5 Credit Suisse 13,152.31 32 5.97%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 NatWest Markets 216.56 3 8.11%
2 BNP Paribas 201.55 3 7.54%
3 HSBC 199.05 3 7.45%
3 Credit Suisse 199.05 3 7.45%
5 UniCredit 155.26 2 5.81%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 297.36 3 36.61%
2 RBC Capital Markets 85.86 2 10.57%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 85.71 1 10.55%
3 Mizuho 85.71 1 10.55%
3 Goldman Sachs 85.71 1 10.55%