SoftBank defies Dish, increases deal to $3.3bn

SoftBank is defying the challenge from satellite group Dish Network to its takeover offer for Sprint Nextel, and plans to raise even more bonds than it first planned. The Japanese mobile communications company wants to sell $2.45bn and €650m of high yield notes.

  • 18 Apr 2013

The offering was increased on Thursday from initial plans to sell $2bn in euros and dollars. Initial guidance was in the 4.5%-4.75% area for both tranches.

Talk was tightened to 4.5% on the dollar notes and 4.625% on the euros. Both tranches have seven year tenors and are not ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 118,374.89 527 6.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 116,579.22 501 5.91%
3 Citi 95,226.12 501 4.83%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,416.88 312 4.08%
5 Barclays 79,480.05 326 4.03%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 BNP Paribas 25,490.13 116 8.72%
2 Deutsche Bank 20,970.97 79 7.17%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,456.63 93 6.66%
4 HSBC 16,015.57 89 5.48%
5 UniCredit 15,628.90 72 5.35%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 5,260.19 41 7.67%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 7.17%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,345.09 43 6.34%
4 JPMorgan 3,806.54 43 5.55%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.48%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 20,123.74 153 10.30%
2 Goldman Sachs 15,830.49 107 8.10%
3 Credit Suisse 13,243.20 94 6.78%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,201.57 121 6.75%
5 Citi 12,928.46 108 6.61%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 28,041.31 115 6.16%
2 BNP Paribas 26,572.93 113 5.84%
3 Barclays 25,736.30 90 5.65%
4 JPMorgan 25,259.22 83 5.55%
5 Citi 24,204.97 95 5.32%