Perfect timing in the face of market nosedive

  • 22 May 2008

Timing was everything this week in the European corporate bond market, as cement company Lafarge and miner Xstrata successfully priced chunky new issues.

Both deals came just in the nick of time, as on Tuesday, inflation and oil fears made markets deteriorate and twilight fell quicklyover what had ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7,804.66 23 9.52%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,018.47 14 7.34%
3 JPMorgan 5,096.36 17 6.22%
4 Barclays 4,950.16 12 6.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 4,862.50 14 5.93%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 1,243.79 7 7.24%
2 BNP Paribas 1,118.03 6 6.51%
3 Barclays 1,100.14 4 6.41%
4 Commerzbank Group 1,054.99 6 6.15%
5 JPMorgan 1,009.92 4 5.88%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 200.50 2 12.59%
1 Deutsche Bank 200.50 2 12.59%
3 UniCredit 113.00 1 7.09%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 113.00 1 7.09%
3 Mediobanca 113.00 1 7.09%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 133.33 2 7.62%
2 Wells Fargo Securities 83.33 1 4.76%
2 US Bancorp 83.33 1 4.76%
2 TD Securities Inc 83.33 1 4.76%
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 83.33 1 4.76%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,636.08 6 8.44%
2 Barclays 2,499.67 4 8.00%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,343.15 5 7.50%
4 JPMorgan 2,303.98 3 7.37%
5 MUFG 2,123.57 3 6.80%