US borrowers go long amid short-end sell-off

The dollar high-grade calendar snapped back to life on Wednesday and Thursday, but bankers remain cautious as a significant uptick in rates will severely test pricing levels and investor appetite.

  • 22 Feb 2018

American Express, Boston Scientific Corp and Kinder Morgan were in the market with benchmark trades on Thursday. They each avoided the front end of the curve, which has been hit by a sell-off as blue-chip technology companies sell down bond holdings.

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 125,350.32 549 5.89%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 124,158.29 525 5.83%
3 Citi 101,828.00 535 4.78%
4 Barclays 84,284.85 343 3.96%
5 Goldman Sachs 83,539.45 324 3.92%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 28,401.19 124 8.95%
2 Deutsche Bank 22,113.09 83 6.96%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 20,892.79 99 6.58%
4 UniCredit 17,012.87 79 5.36%
5 HSBC 16,474.81 91 5.19%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 5,527.11 43 7.81%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 6.95%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,372.15 44 6.18%
4 JPMorgan 3,977.60 45 5.62%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.31%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 19,901.51 153 10.02%
2 Goldman Sachs 14,830.49 106 7.47%
3 Credit Suisse 13,745.94 98 6.92%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,267.41 122 6.68%
5 Morgan Stanley 12,977.13 92 6.53%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 28,288.85 117 5.97%
2 BNP Paribas 27,457.09 117 5.79%
3 Barclays 26,271.31 92 5.54%
4 JPMorgan 26,099.31 90 5.51%
5 Deutsche Bank 24,766.67 100 5.23%