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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,129.70 379 5.88%
2 JPMorgan 83,088.77 403 5.80%
3 Citi 67,851.45 386 4.74%
4 Barclays 62,732.35 240 4.38%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,388.99 229 4.15%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 18,987.74 82 9.19%
2 Deutsche Bank 16,651.33 61 8.06%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,054.70 64 6.81%
4 UniCredit 11,756.26 51 5.69%
5 HSBC 11,205.29 61 5.43%

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%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 20,417.95 85 6.43%
2 BNP Paribas 19,882.59 80 6.27%
3 Barclays 18,647.73 58 5.88%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,562.97 71 5.53%
5 Citi 17,493.26 69 5.51%