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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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 67,743.99 348 5.53%
2 Citi 64,557.32 336 5.27%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 61,548.98 327 5.02%
4 Barclays 54,254.95 240 4.43%
5 Morgan Stanley 45,526.73 273 3.72%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Barclays 16,345.14 44 8.06%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,282.48 54 6.55%
3 BNP Paribas 12,838.32 74 6.33%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,112.01 61 5.97%
5 Citi 11,866.30 54 5.85%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 8.08%
2 Citi 2,605.77 18 7.09%
3 BNP Paribas 2,567.12 24 6.98%
4 JPMorgan 2,522.43 19 6.86%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,128.73 17 5.79%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 14,933.58 120 9.99%
2 Citi 13,421.25 109 8.98%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,061.94 93 7.40%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,888.23 82 7.28%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,845.88 67 5.92%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,656.90 55 5.44%
2 BNP Paribas 12,395.03 72 5.33%
3 Citi 12,116.90 53 5.21%
4 JPMorgan 10,853.37 48 4.66%
5 HSBC 10,842.55 69 4.66%