Successful Stada deal soothes HY’s rocky month

Triple-C rated high yield bond issues had disparate fates this week. While UK private schools group Cognita was pulling its new notes, adding to November’s list of failed deals, German pharma company Stada priced its bonds in line with guidance.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 30 Nov 2018

Cognita tried to sell €255.3m of eight year non-call three senior unsecured notes to repay parts of the bridge loans that had supported its buyout by Jacobs Holdings. The issue would have been rated Caa2/CCC by Moody’s and S&P Global.

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 19,499.99 93 7.55%
2 JPMorgan 16,490.25 57 6.38%
3 Deutsche Bank 15,791.27 59 6.11%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 14,661.68 71 5.67%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,186.11 61 5.49%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,527.11 43 7.79%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 6.94%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,372.15 44 6.17%
4 JPMorgan 4,226.28 46 5.96%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.30%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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%