Brexit takes the edge off corporate bond appetite

Conditions in Europe's corporate bond market remain attractive for issuers, but the exceptionally hot demand of the last two or three weeks has cooled. Deals on Tuesday, including a dual tranche from Anheuser-Busch InBev, confirmed the finding of Volkswagen's offering on Monday: that new issue premiums are no longer zero or negative.

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 26 Mar 2019
“The market is a bit softer than what we saw a week or two weeks ago,” said a banker on the AB InBev deal. Brexit discussions were “going at the speed of light and it’s woken up people," the banker said. "It was being ignored over the past ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 77,020.66 396 5.61%
2 Citi 70,644.81 379 5.14%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 69,555.46 375 5.06%
4 Barclays 61,172.01 270 4.45%
5 Goldman Sachs 52,444.15 258 3.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 20,165.66 52 8.65%
2 BNP Paribas 16,075.93 92 6.90%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,325.15 63 6.15%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,105.99 45 6.05%
5 Deutsche Bank 13,139.03 67 5.64%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 7.33%
2 JPMorgan 2,822.43 22 6.97%
3 Citi 2,783.23 20 6.87%
4 BNP Paribas 2,674.33 25 6.60%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,523.29 20 6.23%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,843.24 134 9.96%
2 Citi 15,359.69 127 9.09%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,650.81 105 7.48%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,435.18 94 7.36%
5 Morgan Stanley 9,748.90 76 5.77%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 15,614.90 90 5.82%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,889.15 66 5.18%
3 Barclays 13,651.30 58 5.09%
4 JPMorgan 13,469.46 59 5.02%
5 Citi 13,203.46 60 4.92%