IBM tempted by low rates to raise €2.5bn, equal biggest this year

IBM launched one of the largest euro corporate bonds of the year on Thursday, reaping heavy demand from investors who have been starved of blockbuster deals recently.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 01 Nov 2013
The €2.5bn seven and 12 year deal came almost a year after the Aa3/AA-/A+ rated issuer returned to the euro market with a €1bn seven year issue in November 2012, its first in the currency since 2008. That bond was priced very tightly at 20bp over mid-swaps, but ...

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5 UniCredit 16,300.95 75 5.29%

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5 Citi 13,132.03 109 6.63%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

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1 HSBC 28,248.54 116 6.15%
2 BNP Paribas 26,642.60 114 5.80%
3 Barclays 25,943.52 91 5.65%
4 JPMorgan 25,634.91 84 5.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 24,198.66 96 5.27%