Bravery is the conservative choice

Asian companies hoping to raise money in the bond market face a tough choice: come to the market now and pay more to borrow than they could have done earlier this year — or wait and risk the markets getting worse and prices moving higher. Companies with half a chance of getting a deal away should strike sooner rather than later.

  • 28 Jul 2011
Asia’s bond market is virtually shut for high yield borrowers — a few bankers remain confident they could pull off deals, but even they do not think it would make sense to. Sovereigns and investment grade corporations, on the other hand, can still raise cash, but many treasury ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 121,520.09 531 6.02%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 120,082.12 506 5.95%
3 Citi 97,477.74 509 4.83%
4 Barclays 82,683.05 332 4.09%
5 Goldman Sachs 81,894.66 314 4.06%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 27,590.77 120 8.95%
2 Deutsche Bank 21,930.45 80 7.11%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,469.33 94 6.31%
4 HSBC 17,074.35 90 5.54%
5 UniCredit 16,300.95 75 5.29%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 5,404.19 42 7.76%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 7.06%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,345.09 43 6.24%
4 JPMorgan 3,950.54 44 5.67%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.39%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 20,123.74 153 10.16%
2 Goldman Sachs 15,830.49 107 7.99%
3 Credit Suisse 13,629.27 97 6.88%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,267.41 122 6.70%
5 Citi 13,132.03 109 6.63%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 28,248.54 116 6.15%
2 BNP Paribas 26,642.60 114 5.80%
3 Barclays 25,943.52 91 5.65%
4 JPMorgan 25,634.91 84 5.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 24,198.66 96 5.27%