Lumena brushes aside critics on HY debut

Lumena Resources, the Chinese chemical producer, raised $250m on Wednesday in its first dollar bond sale, overcoming strong resistance from Asian buyers with a deal that yields over 12%.

  • 22 Oct 2009

It priced the five year notes, callable after three years, to yield 12.25%, in line with price guidance released on Wednesday morning.

The successful debut confounded sceptics who thought it had collapsed late last week, when debt investors told EuroWeek that Lumena had considered reducing its target to just ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 13,554.26 61 7.20%
2 Deutsche Bank 11,901.17 45 6.32%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 11,825.01 52 6.28%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,865.30 45 5.77%
5 UniCredit 10,484.86 60 5.57%

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%