Clariant’s wait pays off with massive book

If Irish building materials group CRH’s €500m bond took the palm this week for broadening the European corporate bond market’s tastes, it had a close runner-up. Clariant, the Swiss paints and speciality chemicals group, brought crossover-rated paper back to the market with a hugely successful €500m five year deal on Tuesday.

  • 20 Jan 2012

The Ba1/BBB- issuer held an investor call on November 30 and had been expected to issue then, but held back.

This week, BNP Paribas, Citigroup and UniCredit delivered in style on the mandate given then, as they gathered a whopping €5.2bn book.

"Appetite for a five-B name was not as ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 84,338.77 404 5.87%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,129.70 379 5.85%
3 Citi 68,811.98 386 4.79%
4 Barclays 62,932.35 241 4.38%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,388.99 229 4.13%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 18,987.74 82 9.19%
2 Deutsche Bank 16,651.33 61 8.06%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,054.70 64 6.81%
4 UniCredit 12,047.08 52 5.83%
5 HSBC 11,205.29 61 5.43%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,863.89 45 7.26%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,593.75 29 6.75%
3 JPMorgan 3,391.91 36 6.37%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,241.44 30 6.09%
5 Credit Suisse 3,119.95 31 5.86%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15,833.26 127 9.86%
2 Citi 11,539.69 98 7.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,025.83 85 6.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,994.65 101 6.85%
5 Barclays 10,908.60 83 6.79%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 20,417.95 85 6.43%
2 BNP Paribas 19,882.59 80 6.26%
3 Barclays 18,647.73 58 5.87%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,562.97 71 5.53%
5 Citi 17,203.79 68 5.42%