ECB buying is keeping net IG issuance negative

The European Central Bank’s corporate sector purchase programme maintained its rate of purchasing in the first six weeks of 2018, which helped support spreads through the recent period of volatility in global markets.

  • By Nigel Owen
  • 14 Feb 2018
According to ECB data, the annual growth rate of outstanding debt securities issued by non-financial corporations was 6.4% in December 2017. The rate for the monetary financial institutions sector was minus 0.6% and the rate for financial corporations other than MFIs was 0%. However, this year has produced ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 7,410.35 20 9.53%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,018.47 14 7.74%
3 Barclays 4,950.16 12 6.36%
4 JPMorgan 4,873.13 16 6.27%
5 Goldman Sachs 4,516.62 13 5.81%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 1,243.79 7 7.63%
2 BNP Paribas 1,118.03 6 6.86%
3 Barclays 1,100.14 4 6.75%
4 Commerzbank Group 1,054.99 6 6.47%
5 JPMorgan 1,009.92 4 6.19%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 200.50 2 12.59%
1 Deutsche Bank 200.50 2 12.59%
3 UniCredit 113.00 1 7.09%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 113.00 1 7.09%
3 Mediobanca 113.00 1 7.09%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 213.33 2 9.92%
2 UniCredit 130.00 1 6.05%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 130.00 1 6.05%
2 JPMorgan 130.00 1 6.05%
2 Citi 130.00 1 6.05%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 2,636.08 6 8.72%
2 Barclays 2,499.67 4 8.27%
3 JPMorgan 2,303.98 3 7.62%
4 MUFG 2,123.57 3 7.02%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,054.92 4 6.79%