European investors see early return to action in corp bonds

European investors had just 12 days between corporate bond deals this August as issuers looked to take advantage of the strong issuance conditions still in effect.

  • By Nigel Owen, Victor Jimenez
  • 23 Aug 2017
British American Tobacco’s €3.6bn-equivalent four tranche deal on August 9 had been the only deal in August until LafargeHolcim launched its €750m 12 year deal on Tuesday. But that has been followed by ISS Global bringing a €500m 10 year transaction on Wednesday. Roadshows are also being scheduled for ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,527.81 34 6.30%
2 Morgan Stanley 5,016.18 29 5.71%
3 HSBC 4,900.29 32 5.58%
4 Citi 4,705.13 36 5.36%
5 BNP Paribas 4,535.94 23 5.17%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 2,424.26 9 10.71%
2 UniCredit 1,892.23 6 8.36%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,585.30 5 7.00%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 1,577.41 6 6.97%
5 ING 1,477.05 5 6.53%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Barclays 413.98 4 10.03%
2 BNP Paribas 327.97 2 7.94%
3 JPMorgan 315.65 2 7.65%
3 Goldman Sachs 315.65 2 7.65%
5 Morgan Stanley 300.05 2 7.27%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 1,520.60 13 8.56%
2 Wells Fargo Securities 1,464.08 13 8.24%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,439.21 14 8.10%
4 JPMorgan 1,316.62 12 7.41%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,261.20 10 7.10%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 2,459.18 9 10.09%
2 UniCredit 1,892.23 6 7.76%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,585.30 5 6.50%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 1,577.41 6 6.47%
5 ING 1,477.05 5 6.06%