FTE Automotive launches first high yield bond of second half

German hydraulic clutch maker FTE Automotive is the first issuer hoping to break the chills in the European high yield market and issue the first bond of the second quarter. The company plans to use the proceeds to finance its takeover by Bain Capital.

  • By Stefanie Linhardt
  • 02 Jul 2013

The €240m of senior secured notes have a seven year tenor and will be callable after three years. 

Morgan Stanley is bookrunner, with Bank of Ireland as co-manager.

The notes with expected B1/B ratings will be issued through Falcon (BC) Germany Holding 3 GmbH."I don't know the timing explanation here ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access: subs@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 12,508 23 18.18
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,059 25 11.72
3 Lloyds Bank 5,761 18 8.38
4 Citi 5,606 15 8.15
5 JP Morgan 5,007 7 7.28

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 92,032.58 259 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 79,057.17 220 9.45%
3 JPMorgan 69,156.83 197 8.27%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 68,746.03 193 8.22%
5 Credit Suisse 55,529.51 142 6.64%