Appetite for risk is back in corporate bonds

  • 18 Apr 2008

The European corporate bond market showed it was willing to add new risk this week as Eu2.6bn worth of bonds were printed.

After General Electric’s disappointing results last Friday and with many US banks’ quarterly earnings being prepared, many expected this week to be quiet.

It was not the case ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 120,461.31 530 6.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 118,882.02 504 5.92%
3 Citi 97,556.99 506 4.86%
4 Goldman Sachs 81,894.66 314 4.08%
5 Barclays 81,624.26 331 4.07%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 26,531.99 119 8.85%
2 Deutsche Bank 21,930.45 80 7.31%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 19,469.33 94 6.49%
4 UniCredit 16,300.95 75 5.44%
5 HSBC 16,015.57 89 5.34%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,404.19 42 7.77%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 7.07%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,345.09 43 6.25%
4 JPMorgan 3,950.54 44 5.68%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.40%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,123.74 153 10.17%
2 Goldman Sachs 15,830.49 107 8.00%
3 Credit Suisse 13,629.27 97 6.89%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,267.41 122 6.70%
5 Citi 13,132.03 109 6.63%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,248.54 116 6.16%
2 BNP Paribas 26,642.60 114 5.81%
3 Barclays 25,943.52 91 5.66%
4 JPMorgan 25,634.91 84 5.59%
5 Citi 24,204.97 95 5.28%