Borrowers prefer no deal to bad deal

Corporate and FIG borrowers and buyers have largely given up on primary markets for 2018, having faced choppy conditions this week. But things are not likely to be much calmer when they return in January, meaning a chaotic scrap could ensue as borrowers jostle for the best slots to print deals. Jasper Cox and Nigel Owen report.

  • By Jasper Cox, Nigel Owen
  • 06 Dec 2018
Markets started the week brightly after the US and China appeared to tone down their tariff spat. That allowed for the biggest December corporate bond in euros — a €4.5bn trade from SAP. But it did not take long for the bears to come back out of their ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,193.67 66 6.37%
2 HSBC 7,294.00 37 5.67%
3 LBBW 6,988.86 39 5.43%
4 Natixis 5,933.30 28 4.61%
5 Barclays 5,557.78 30 4.32%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 41,780.75 203 6.88%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,512.92 158 6.67%
3 JPMorgan 36,010.73 172 5.93%
4 Morgan Stanley 26,989.09 150 4.44%
5 HSBC 25,650.79 149 4.22%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,656.19 131 12.14%
2 Citi 32,900.44 157 11.86%
3 JPMorgan 29,082.99 133 10.49%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,896.07 106 7.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,708.90 174 6.39%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 4,918.89 18 7.00%
2 LBBW 4,741.33 18 6.74%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,174.25 17 5.94%
4 UniCredit 4,163.16 19 5.92%
5 HSBC 3,974.99 14 5.65%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 3,425.91 10 11.21%
2 UBS 3,334.58 12 10.91%
3 Barclays 3,229.69 10 10.57%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.36%
5 HSBC 1,877.94 13 6.15%