Rate uncertainty drives corporate issuers to build wall of bonds

This week is shaping up to be another stormer for European corporate bond new issues. Despite Monday’s holiday, €7.6bn of deals are already on the clock, and bankers across the street say Thursday will be busy too.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 13 Nov 2013

That means last week’s total of €10.6bn, swelled by AT&T’s €2bn deal, might be matched.

Highlights so far this week include yesterday’s two dual tranche deals of €1.5bn, for Anglo American and Total. Demand is strong for issues of all kinds, from double-A titans like Total to unrated ...

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Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

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1 Citi 120,318.45 348 12.72%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 104,269.08 299 11.02%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 88,761.07 266 9.38%
4 JPMorgan 69,240.12 209 7.32%
5 Credit Suisse 51,560.77 157 5.45%