Moody’s predicting 12% drop in US bond sales next year

New non-financial high grade corporate bond deals in US dollars will drop by 12% to $500bn next year, driven by higher borrowing costs and excess cash on corporate balance sheets, Moody’s said this week.

  • 13 Nov 2009
"The primary market will be less active next year as policy rates may creep up and corporates choose to rely on their savings rather than increase their borrowings," said Moody’s economist Ben Garber.Falling interest rates, tightening credit spreads, the recovering global economy and surging inflows of cash into ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 173,212.52 757 7.17%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 153,744.23 709 6.37%
3 Citi 136,722.26 732 5.66%
4 Goldman Sachs 109,440.99 472 4.53%
5 Barclays 105,316.67 480 4.36%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

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1 BNP Paribas 29,965.54 145 8.68%
2 Barclays 25,184.66 104 7.29%
3 Deutsche Bank 24,247.02 105 7.02%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 20,544.30 110 5.95%
5 HSBC 19,467.45 94 5.64%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 8,469.76 69 4.02%
2 Goldman Sachs 7,816.84 63 3.71%
3 Credit Suisse 6,908.88 70 3.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,384.59 62 3.03%
5 BNP Paribas 5,941.97 66 2.82%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 36,690.71 286 10.74%
2 Citi 28,630.88 229 8.38%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,330.35 247 8.30%
4 Goldman Sachs 24,712.66 181 7.24%
5 Barclays 22,931.34 152 6.71%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 28,087.32 104 6.41%
2 BNP Paribas 27,948.80 144 6.38%
3 Barclays 27,400.32 128 6.25%
4 HSBC 25,832.31 126 5.90%
5 Citi 23,312.66 103 5.32%