LG Chem’s first euro and dollar bonds are green blowouts

LG Chem, the chemical and battery producing arm of South Korean group LG, launched its first euro and dollar bonds this week, after a long sojourn in the won market. All three tranches, which were also green bonds, were heavily oversubscribed.

  • By Addison Gong, Alex Radford
  • 08 Apr 2019

Bookrunners for both bonds were Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Standard Chartered Bank.

Proceeds will be used to fund or refinance eligible projects under LG Chem’s green financing framework. There are four broad categories: low carbon transport, energy efficiency, sustainable water ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 78,475.06 405 5.59%
2 Citi 72,778.55 386 5.19%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 69,820.23 378 4.98%
4 Barclays 61,975.62 275 4.42%
5 Goldman Sachs 53,073.36 263 3.78%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Barclays 20,165.66 52 8.62%
2 BNP Paribas 16,216.19 93 6.93%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,325.15 63 6.13%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,105.99 45 6.03%
5 Deutsche Bank 13,279.29 68 5.68%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 4,051.77 21 9.34%
2 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 6.85%
3 JPMorgan 2,822.43 22 6.51%
4 BNP Paribas 2,674.33 25 6.16%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,523.29 20 5.82%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 17,157.53 136 9.87%
2 Citi 16,616.67 131 9.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,882.26 107 7.41%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,730.92 97 7.32%
5 Morgan Stanley 9,748.90 76 5.61%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

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