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 67,938.00 314 6.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 67,202.94 309 6.05%
3 Citi 51,621.23 301 4.65%
4 Barclays 51,076.84 194 4.60%
5 Goldman Sachs 48,927.10 182 4.40%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 16,574.99 64 9.74%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,201.63 53 7.17%
3 Deutsche Bank 11,409.70 49 6.70%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,070.57 26 5.92%
5 JPMorgan 9,535.19 43 5.60%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 2,908.04 34 7.69%
2 JPMorgan 2,667.48 29 7.05%
3 Credit Suisse 2,342.19 23 6.19%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,130.55 21 5.63%
5 Deutsche Bank 1,993.88 21 5.27%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 12,362.60 98 9.89%
2 Citi 9,045.27 76 7.23%
3 Barclays 8,801.09 64 7.04%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,770.59 82 7.01%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,019.67 66 6.41%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 17,636.43 68 6.78%
2 JPMorgan 16,204.87 48 6.23%
3 BNP Paribas 15,573.26 60 5.98%
4 Barclays 15,132.81 44 5.82%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,537.98 31 5.59%