Fallen angels to take off as risk appetite swells

The pace at which corporate bond investors’ risk appetite is increasing was demonstrated this week by only the second high yield supply since July 2007, and bankers are already speculating about what will be the first new non-investment grade benchmark to take advantage of the opportunity.

  • 15 May 2009
Nordic paper company Stora Enso’s Eu232.445m tap of a June 2014 issue underlined investors’ appetite for riskier names, showing that the European market is becoming more receptive to high yield deals and the retail investor-friendly coupons they carry. However bankers still think that cuspy investment grade credits will ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 18,399.24 77 6.83%
2 Barclays 15,237.36 56 5.66%
3 Deutsche Bank 14,376.66 58 5.34%
4 JPMorgan 14,229.59 64 5.28%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,468.02 53 4.63%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Barclays 3,941.54 11 7.06%
2 Deutsche Bank 3,913.66 15 7.01%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,905.45 14 6.99%
4 Citi 3,792.90 15 6.79%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 3,609.60 16 6.46%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 646.47 4 14.03%
2 Deutsche Bank 449.87 3 9.77%
3 UniCredit 362.37 2 7.87%
3 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 362.37 2 7.87%
5 BNP Paribas 336.21 2 7.30%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 3,552.57 23 10.91%
2 JPMorgan 2,878.04 21 8.84%
3 Morgan Stanley 2,505.68 17 7.69%
4 Credit Suisse 2,364.95 15 7.26%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,331.78 17 7.16%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 4,861.67 14 6.98%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,227.09 12 6.07%
3 Citi 4,092.60 11 5.88%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,630.52 14 5.21%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 3,490.70 15 5.01%