Eight issuers crowd on monster day for corps

The frenzy of investment grade corporate bond issuance in Europe intensified on Thursday, when eight companies came to market, issuing a total of €6.6bn of paper in euros. That brought the total for the first four days of this week to over €20bn. Despite the heavy supply, issuers have found sufficient demand to support their notes.

  • By Alex Radford
  • 05 Sep 2019
“There are quite a few new deals, and it feels OK,” said a portfolio manager at an asset manager in London. “Everyone knew when we were going to come back into September that there would be these huge numbers of deals. The tone this morning was a bit ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 108,205.52 538 5.96%
2 Citi 98,382.25 503 5.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,761.28 481 5.22%
4 Barclays 84,261.63 358 4.64%
5 Goldman Sachs 72,141.01 351 3.97%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 24,989.46 66 8.20%
2 BNP Paribas 22,052.02 122 7.24%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,809.15 88 6.17%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 18,560.51 81 6.09%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,018.32 58 5.91%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 5,481.64 30 9.39%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,163.77 26 7.14%
3 JPMorgan 4,112.40 33 7.05%
4 Barclays 3,860.86 25 6.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,789.69 29 6.49%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,298.45 175 9.57%
2 Citi 20,439.86 159 9.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 16,625.43 128 7.47%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,591.95 135 7.01%
5 Morgan Stanley 14,366.81 98 6.46%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 20,570.30 119 5.85%
2 Barclays 19,860.07 78 5.65%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 18,568.31 85 5.29%
4 JPMorgan 18,060.78 82 5.14%
5 Citi 17,788.18 88 5.06%