Frankfurt exchange targets bigger companies with new retail platform

The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is planning to launch a retail bond platform tailormade for issues by larger companies. The platform, Prime Standard, will complement the exchange’s existing Entry Standard segment, intended for small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • 09 Feb 2012

The exchange believes larger companies are showing more interest in Germany’s retail bond market, which has taken off in the past two years since regional stock exchanges began listing the deals.

This trend towards larger deals from bigger issuers is exemplified by a deal of up to €150m that ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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4 Barclays 76,702.28 310 4.14%
5 Goldman Sachs 73,744.58 290 3.98%

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2 Deutsche Bank 20,413.01 74 7.41%
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4 UniCredit 15,521.61 71 5.64%
5 HSBC 14,381.76 81 5.22%

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1 Goldman Sachs 5,048.40 37 7.53%
2 BNP Paribas 4,834.62 56 7.21%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,245.09 42 6.33%
4 JPMorgan 3,756.57 41 5.60%
5 Credit Suisse 3,672.86 39 5.48%

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1 JPMorgan 19,016.51 146 10.22%
2 Goldman Sachs 14,082.73 99 7.57%
3 Credit Suisse 13,243.20 94 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,775.52 117 6.87%
5 Citi 12,347.90 105 6.64%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 25,998.97 110 6.18%
2 BNP Paribas 24,179.70 104 5.75%
3 Barclays 24,153.71 85 5.74%
4 Deutsche Bank 22,614.70 91 5.38%
5 Citi 21,968.90 89 5.23%