BT finds plenty of subscribers for Friday deal with little premium

UK telecoms provider BT Group avoided competing with six new issues on Thursday and found itself with no competing supply for its latest corporate bond deal on Friday. While BT’s ambitions for the size of its deal this time were more modest than previous trades, the demand was still strong, allowing it to print tight to secondary levels.

  • By Nigel Owen
  • 21 Sep 2018

In both March 2016 and June 2017 it sold five, seven and 10 year bonds in euros, and in November 2017 it sold two sterling tranches alongside another seven year euro tranche

BT continued its preference for multi-tranche deals when it announced a five year and ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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5 Deutsche Bank 38,993.78 192 3.83%

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1 Barclays 14,831.20 37 9.08%
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5 BNP Paribas 9,924.50 54 6.07%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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1 Deutsche Bank 2,849.41 16 9.19%
2 Citi 2,449.34 16 7.90%
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4 BNP Paribas 2,167.79 20 6.99%
5 Goldman Sachs 1,890.62 15 6.10%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 12,495.10 96 10.02%
2 Citi 11,803.94 91 9.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,842.75 73 7.09%
4 Goldman Sachs 8,683.82 62 6.96%
5 Morgan Stanley 7,624.77 56 6.11%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 11,028.16 43 5.85%
2 Citi 10,190.79 41 5.41%
3 BNP Paribas 9,564.40 53 5.08%
4 Barclays 9,097.64 39 4.83%
5 JPMorgan 8,845.38 36 4.69%