Freeport digs $6.5bn in big-hitting US market

The US high grade credit market this week shrugged off the volatility arising from Italy’s election impasse, as some of the biggest names in corporate America priced large trades and investors gobbled up a jumbo M&A financing.

  • 01 Mar 2013

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold proved that credit investors remain thirsty for event-driven financings, increasing its four tranche deal to $6.5bn after attracting a $15bn book.

Coca-Cola tapped the market for the first time for nearly a year, raising $2.5bn from $5bn of orders, as high grade corporate supply exceeded ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 84,338.77 404 5.87%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,129.70 379 5.85%
3 Citi 68,811.98 386 4.79%
4 Barclays 62,932.35 241 4.38%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,388.99 229 4.13%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 18,987.74 82 9.19%
2 Deutsche Bank 16,651.33 61 8.06%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,054.70 64 6.81%
4 UniCredit 12,047.08 52 5.83%
5 HSBC 11,205.29 61 5.43%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,863.89 45 7.26%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,593.75 29 6.75%
3 JPMorgan 3,391.91 36 6.37%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,241.44 30 6.09%
5 Credit Suisse 3,119.95 31 5.86%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15,833.26 127 9.86%
2 Citi 11,539.69 98 7.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,025.83 85 6.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,994.65 101 6.85%
5 Barclays 10,908.60 83 6.79%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 20,417.95 85 6.43%
2 BNP Paribas 19,882.59 80 6.26%
3 Barclays 18,647.73 58 5.87%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,562.97 71 5.53%
5 Citi 17,203.79 68 5.42%