ECB cheers corp bond market by revealing expectations were right

The European Central Bank surprised some corporate bond market participants on Thursday by setting out how it expects monetary policy to evolve over the next year and a half.

  • By Nigel Owen
  • 14 Jun 2018

Many had thought the long-awaited announcement on how the ECB's quantitative easing programme would be brought to an end would be deferred until July.

But Mario Draghi, ECB president, with the unanimous support of the governing council, grasped the nettle and said it would cut down in September from ...

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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%