Volatility clips US high yield wings

Equity market turmoil has brought the US high yield market down from exuberant levels, but some investors have welcomed the move and are confident that primary market activity will soon pick up, despite one borrower scrapping a deal on Tuesday.

  • By David Bell
  • 07 Feb 2018

After a strong rally saw high yield spreads driven to their tightest levels since the financial crisis in January, volatility in the equities markets in recent days has blown some of the froth off the top of the market.

High yield bond yields and spreads hit 6.40% ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access: subs@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 121,520.09 531 6.02%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 120,082.12 506 5.95%
3 Citi 97,477.74 509 4.83%
4 Barclays 82,683.05 332 4.09%
5 Goldman Sachs 81,894.66 314 4.06%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 26,531.99 119 8.85%
2 Deutsche Bank 21,930.45 80 7.31%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,469.33 94 6.49%
4 UniCredit 16,300.95 75 5.44%
5 HSBC 16,015.57 89 5.34%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,404.19 42 7.77%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 7.07%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,345.09 43 6.25%
4 JPMorgan 3,950.54 44 5.68%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.40%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,123.74 153 10.17%
2 Goldman Sachs 15,830.49 107 8.00%
3 Credit Suisse 13,629.27 97 6.89%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,267.41 122 6.70%
5 Citi 13,132.03 109 6.63%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,248.54 116 6.16%
2 BNP Paribas 26,642.60 114 5.81%
3 Barclays 25,943.52 91 5.66%
4 JPMorgan 25,634.91 84 5.59%
5 Citi 24,204.97 95 5.28%