Volkswagen leads borrowing blitz in US after mid-terms

Volkswagen printed the biggest trade in its history as high-grade corporate borrowers blitzed the dollar market in response to the results of the US mid-term elections.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 08 Nov 2018
Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch hailed the mid-term election result, which saw the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives while the GOP increased its hold in the Senate, as “the best possible for US high grade credit spreads” adding that it supported “the ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 118,374.89 527 6.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 116,579.22 501 5.91%
3 Citi 95,226.12 501 4.83%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,416.88 312 4.08%
5 Barclays 79,480.05 326 4.03%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 26,462.31 118 8.90%
2 Deutsche Bank 21,930.45 80 7.38%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,469.33 94 6.55%
4 HSBC 16,015.57 89 5.39%
5 UniCredit 15,855.58 73 5.33%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 5,404.19 42 7.80%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 7.10%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,345.09 43 6.27%
4 JPMorgan 3,950.54 44 5.70%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.42%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 20,123.74 153 10.30%
2 Goldman Sachs 15,830.49 107 8.10%
3 Credit Suisse 13,243.20 94 6.78%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,201.57 121 6.75%
5 Citi 12,928.46 108 6.61%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 28,041.31 115 6.16%
2 BNP Paribas 26,572.93 113 5.84%
3 Barclays 25,736.30 90 5.65%
4 JPMorgan 25,259.22 83 5.55%
5 Citi 24,204.97 95 5.32%