Agents carp over PP minnows nibbling at business

Agents active in private debt markets in the UK are growing increasingly frustrated by a crop of advisory firms muscling in on their market share, often arranging deals without the need an investment bank. Some bankers allege that advisory firms don’t have the capacity to price deals effectively, and also that some do not have appropriate regulatory cover from the US regulators to pitch investors there legally.

  • By Silas Brown
  • 22 Aug 2019

The US private placement market is late to the party. Advisers and arrangers are a famously fractious double act in capital markets — in battle for the borrower’s ear, often bidding to sow doubt on the worth of their rivals.

But it is only recently in private debt ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access: subs@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 109,927.46 548 5.97%
2 Citi 99,462.90 510 5.40%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 96,422.40 491 5.24%
4 Barclays 84,649.13 363 4.60%
5 Goldman Sachs 72,819.63 356 3.96%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 25,216.98 68 8.07%
2 BNP Paribas 22,728.81 125 7.28%
3 Deutsche Bank 19,476.33 91 6.24%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 18,780.78 83 6.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,365.62 60 5.88%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 5,481.64 30 9.16%
2 JPMorgan 4,195.74 34 7.01%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,163.77 26 6.96%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,037.77 30 6.75%
5 Barclays 3,944.19 26 6.59%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,330.12 176 9.55%
2 Citi 20,413.19 159 9.14%
3 Goldman Sachs 16,673.77 129 7.47%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,858.61 138 7.10%
5 Morgan Stanley 14,415.14 99 6.46%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 21,308.46 122 5.89%
2 Barclays 19,922.30 79 5.51%
3 JPMorgan 19,249.64 88 5.32%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 18,623.31 86 5.15%
5 Citi 18,190.86 90 5.03%