Aroundtown sterling debut highlights market strength

The sterling bond market is enjoying a golden age. That was in clear evidence this week when a German-focused property company with very few sterling assets to fund chose to sell its debut deal in the currency. Nigel Owen reports.

  • By Nigel Owen
  • 12 Oct 2017

On Wednesday, Aroundtown took advantage of the very favourable conditions in the market as buyers seem to be lapping up everything sent their way by syndicate desks.

Recent deals have all been very well supported. Segro’s £750m dual tranche offering and Notting Hill Housing Trust’s £400m 40 ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 175,104.29 767 7.10%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 156,319.43 723 6.34%
3 Citi 138,094.31 743 5.60%
4 Goldman Sachs 110,886.78 482 4.50%
5 Barclays 106,582.38 490 4.32%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 29,965.54 145 8.63%
2 Barclays 25,510.29 106 7.35%
3 Deutsche Bank 24,247.02 105 6.98%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,202.74 113 6.11%
5 HSBC 19,467.45 94 5.61%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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1 JPMorgan 8,469.76 69 8.01%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,116.84 64 7.67%
3 Credit Suisse 6,908.88 70 6.53%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,384.59 62 6.04%
5 BNP Paribas 5,941.97 66 5.62%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 37,132.38 289 10.73%
2 Citi 29,048.74 232 8.39%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,989.38 252 8.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 24,953.24 183 7.21%
5 Barclays 23,148.60 155 6.69%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Barclays 28,102.94 134 6.32%
2 Deutsche Bank 28,087.32 104 6.32%
3 BNP Paribas 27,948.80 144 6.29%
4 HSBC 25,973.95 128 5.84%
5 Citi 23,359.75 104 5.25%