Daimler unleashes non-core FX bonanza

Daimler International and its Canadian subsidiary tapped a variety of non-core sectors this week on the back of European investors’ strong demand for German autos in alternative currencies. The trades were emblematic of the growing confidence in corporate versus government or agency bonds.

  • 13 Jan 2012

"Investors are shying away from EU governments and agencies and looking more for European corporate names, where the borrower has a finite borrowing requirement," said Paul Eustace, head of syndicate at TD Securities.

Daimler Canada issued a Eurobond in Canadian dollars on Wednesday — a C$125m 2.5% three year ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 175,104.29 767 7.10%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 156,319.43 723 6.34%
3 Citi 138,094.31 743 5.60%
4 Goldman Sachs 110,886.78 482 4.50%
5 Barclays 106,582.38 490 4.32%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 29,965.54 145 8.63%
2 Barclays 25,510.29 106 7.35%
3 Deutsche Bank 24,247.02 105 6.98%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,202.74 113 6.11%
5 HSBC 19,467.45 94 5.61%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 8,469.76 69 4.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,116.84 64 3.84%
3 Credit Suisse 6,908.88 70 3.27%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,384.59 62 3.02%
5 BNP Paribas 5,941.97 66 2.81%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 37,132.38 289 10.73%
2 Citi 29,048.74 232 8.39%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,989.38 252 8.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 24,953.24 183 7.21%
5 Barclays 23,148.60 155 6.69%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 28,102.94 134 6.32%
2 Deutsche Bank 28,087.32 104 6.32%
3 BNP Paribas 27,948.80 144 6.29%
4 HSBC 25,973.95 128 5.84%
5 Citi 23,359.75 104 5.25%