US HY door closing on Europeans as Smiths pulls sale

While US high yield investors have slurped down a further $4bn-plus of new debt this week following last week’s whopping $7bn, European borrowers are set to miss out as the euro crisis turns the relentless demand increasingly domestic.

  • 18 May 2012

Already this week the UK’s triple-B Smiths Group has had to pull a planned $300m bond issue.

"It became clear that market conditions were not supportive" of the 10 year no-grow transaction, the Baa2/BBB+ machinery firm said. Citi and Deutsche Bank launched the offering on Wednesday with an ...

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5 Citi 11,677.27 53 6.02%

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Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

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1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,457.71 53 5.58%
2 Citi 11,993.87 52 5.37%
3 BNP Paribas 11,956.57 67 5.36%
4 Barclays 10,430.93 46 4.67%
5 JPMorgan 10,407.30 45 4.66%