Ascometal changes loan status to woo buyers

The high yield bond sale for French steelmaker Ascometal went very quiet this week, but some market participants said the deal was being restructured.

  • 05 Apr 2012

Last week a banker close to the deal had denied reports that the transaction had been pulled, and said bookrunners Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley were still working on it.

Ascometal wanted to raise €300m of B3/B- rated eight year senior secured notes through Captain BidCo, ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 8,976.35 32 9.21%
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3 Goldman Sachs 5,678.83 20 5.83%
4 JPMorgan 5,589.80 21 5.73%
5 Barclays 5,368.96 18 5.51%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 Citi 1,932.38 9 9.73%
2 BNP Paribas 1,279.50 7 6.44%
3 UniCredit 1,207.91 8 6.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,125.97 7 5.67%
5 Barclays 1,100.14 4 5.54%

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1 JPMorgan 200.50 2 12.59%
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3 UniCredit 113.00 1 7.09%
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3 Mediobanca 113.00 1 7.09%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 544.58 5 11.06%
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3 Wells Fargo Securities 374.58 3 7.61%
3 Goldman Sachs 374.58 3 7.61%
5 SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc 366.66 4 7.45%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 3,324.67 8 9.89%
2 Barclays 2,536.07 5 7.54%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,436.88 6 7.25%
4 JPMorgan 2,303.98 3 6.85%
5 MUFG 2,123.57 3 6.31%