BT leads charge as borrowers tough it out

Four borrowers piled into the dollar bond market on Thursday, adding to one of the busiest weeks of the year despite tough market conditions. UK telecoms company BT led the charge with a $1.35bn two-part deal.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 29 Nov 2018

“Supply is being absorbed, just not very well. The secondary market is a mess,” said one trader.

BT printed a $675m five year at 165bp over US Treasuries and a $500m 10 year at 215bp. Each tranche was tightened by 10bp from initial price thoughts. It was joined by ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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4 Deutsche Bank 13,421.96 54 5.35%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,418.02 52 4.95%

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5 Credit Agricole CIB 3,046.24 15 6.04%

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Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

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5 Barclays 2,307.33 19 7.31%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

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1 Barclays 4,228.88 14 6.60%
2 Citi 4,092.60 11 6.39%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,771.05 15 5.89%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,663.73 11 5.72%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,179.12 11 4.96%