Fresenius turns to dollars for fifth bridge refi high yield issue this year

Fresenius once again demonstrated the easy access it enjoys to the high yield market. After selling five, seven and 10 year bonds in euros in January and a tap in February, the German health care business added some seven year dollar notes to its debt portfolio on Tuesday.

  • By Stefanie Linhardt
  • 14 Feb 2014

It priced the $300m of 2021 senior notes at the tight end of 4.25%-4.5% guidance.

Bookrunners JP Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, DnB Markets and Scotiabank announced the transaction on Monday afternoon US time and priced it after an investor call at 11am New York time on ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 1,517.16 8 7.69%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,495.21 6 7.58%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,179.51 9 5.98%
4 BNP Paribas 1,084.57 11 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,011.25 5 5.13%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 849.80 7 9.30%
2 JPMorgan 703.06 6 7.69%
3 Deutsche Bank 636.38 4 6.97%
4 BNP Paribas 604.64 5 6.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.36%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7,643.05 50 10.98%
2 JPMorgan 6,413.52 49 9.22%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,031.63 36 7.23%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,767.07 33 6.85%
5 Credit Suisse 4,456.07 30 6.40%