Not so fast: Investors rein in banker exuberance

The dark clouds of volatility and uncertainty that had loomed over the Asian bond market for months finally cleared this week as bankers welcomed $3.7bn of issuance in the second busiest week since US quantitative easing tapering fears took hold in late May.

  • By Frances J. Yoon
  • 25 Oct 2013
The temporary resolution of the US government shutdown and debt ceiling impasse last week has driven a wave of relief through the market and sent investors scurrying to put to work the cash they had been hoarding. But their enthusiasm still has limits: the most aggressive trades are ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 64,909.69 329 5.49%
2 Citi 62,491.67 319 5.29%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 59,194.98 310 5.01%
4 Barclays 53,154.18 230 4.50%
5 Morgan Stanley 44,095.48 262 3.73%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 15,876.49 41 8.19%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,083.29 52 6.75%
3 BNP Paribas 12,340.62 70 6.37%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,725.51 58 6.05%
5 Citi 11,677.27 53 6.02%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 8.43%
2 Citi 2,605.77 18 7.40%
3 BNP Paribas 2,567.12 24 7.29%
4 JPMorgan 2,467.56 18 7.00%
5 Goldman Sachs 1,928.73 16 5.48%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,711.91 110 9.94%
2 Citi 12,738.91 102 9.24%
3 Goldman Sachs 9,904.15 73 7.18%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,863.78 84 7.15%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,144.98 61 5.90%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,457.71 53 5.50%
2 BNP Paribas 12,133.80 69 5.36%
3 Citi 12,116.90 53 5.35%
4 Barclays 10,524.24 47 4.65%
5 JPMorgan 10,500.61 46 4.64%