Sterling investors happy to be back in the game

Before this week, sterling corporate bond investors had had just four new issues to consider in 2018, but by Wednesday this had increased by three. Sterling investors have a reputation for not getting carried away with sentiment, but they have been pleased to see the increase in activity.

  • By Nigel Owen, Victor Jimenez
  • 21 Feb 2018
“It had been a bit sparse,” said a sterling portfolio manager at a fund management company. “The sterling market has runs like this, due to its size relative to the dollar and euro markets. But the deals that have come have been very varied and it is always ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 96,950.75 438 5.87%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 96,339.88 420 5.84%
3 Citi 80,636.38 424 4.89%
4 Barclays 70,395.85 272 4.26%
5 Goldman Sachs 66,323.53 257 4.02%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 21,423.94 96 8.87%
2 Deutsche Bank 18,365.60 68 7.60%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,706.78 76 6.92%
4 UniCredit 14,079.93 63 5.83%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 11,841.20 56 4.90%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 4,034.08 48 7.08%
2 Deutsche Bank 3,636.44 36 6.39%
3 Goldman Sachs 3,623.05 30 6.36%
4 JPMorgan 3,537.06 38 6.21%
5 Credit Suisse 3,303.94 34 5.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 17,194.51 135 9.92%
2 Credit Suisse 12,843.21 88 7.41%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,130.01 89 7.00%
4 Citi 12,023.66 101 6.94%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,966.50 108 6.91%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 22,617.39 93 5.95%
2 BNP Paribas 22,551.58 94 5.93%
3 Barclays 22,073.53 73 5.80%
4 Deutsche Bank 21,008.00 83 5.52%
5 Citi 20,528.49 81 5.40%