US HY shows early warning signs of investor indigestion

The pace of US high yield primary activity remained brisk this week as expectations of slow but positive growth continued to lure buyers. However, the sector — where this year’s new issues have already surpassed last year’s record volume — is also exhibiting early signs of investor indigestion, according to bankers. 

  • 24 Sep 2010

The week kicked off with CCO Holdings pricing its increased $1bn seven year non-call three senior notes offering at 7.25% at par. Citigroup, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and UBS were joint books.

In addition, GenOn priced a $1.22bn two-part offering. The $675m 9.5% ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 20,521.83 80 6.93%
2 Barclays 20,382.90 37 6.89%
3 JPMorgan 18,760.94 72 6.34%
4 Goldman Sachs 17,444.96 41 5.89%
5 BNP Paribas 16,525.22 36 5.58%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 48,528.41 214 6.32%
2 Deutsche Bank 44,075.51 161 5.74%
3 BNP Paribas 41,452.79 240 5.40%
4 JPMorgan 37,278.65 134 4.85%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 36,258.27 187 4.72%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,607.28 5 24.01%
2 Credit Suisse 1,301.65 4 19.45%
3 UBS 970.80 3 14.50%
4 BNP Paribas 522.35 4 7.80%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 444.17 3 6.64%