Ford yanked to junk by Moody’s as restructuring raises concerns

Moody’s slashed Ford’s rating from Baa3 to Ba1 on Monday, placing the company in precarious crossover territory, as the other agencies have the firm on negative outlook. Other falling angels may land in the junkyard soon.

  • By Karoliina Liimatainen
  • 10 Sep 2019
Shares in the grand old car giant fell 3% on the news. In fixed income, Ford's $1.5bn bond due in 2026 was Tuesday’s biggest loser, dipping slightly below par to 99.6 cents on the dollar, according to MarketAxess. Another issue, a $600m floating rate bond due in ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 8,809.80 59 6.94%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,575.51 45 6.75%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 8,141.15 43 6.41%
4 JPMorgan 7,542.47 37 5.94%
5 Goldman Sachs 7,283.60 38 5.73%

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%