Mixed results in $2.8bn block night as market reopens

Vendors raised $2.8bn through four block trades late on Monday, seizing on a reopening of the blocks market following results black-outs. While sales of Norsk Hydro, Countrywide Holdings and Generali all went well, that of Rome airport operator Gemina was cut back in size and price.

  • By Andrew Griffin
  • 15 Nov 2013

“Many issuers are just coming out of lock-up, and the window for issuance before Christmas is not that long,” said an ECM banker. “Given the ECB rate cut last week and strong GDP figures, lots of vendors are looking to get out in that window.”

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 103,566.27 417 8.26%
2 Citi 97,853.47 366 7.80%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,395.10 317 6.65%
4 Barclays 83,385.96 297 6.65%
5 HSBC 66,419.68 329 5.30%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,641.73 19 8.93%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,437.48 16 5.96%
3 Citi 6,198.13 15 5.74%
4 BNP Paribas 6,032.35 28 5.59%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,686.13 23 5.26%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 2,328.59 11 11.00%
2 Morgan Stanley 2,132.71 13 10.07%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,598.67 7 7.55%
4 JPMorgan 1,544.99 8 7.30%
5 UBS 1,229.93 7 5.81%