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 Citi 30,388.23 146 5.73%
2 JPMorgan 30,137.58 150 5.68%
3 Barclays 29,208.61 108 5.50%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 29,202.61 140 5.50%
5 Deutsche Bank 24,917.96 112 4.70%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 10,392.67 24 10.41%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,134.48 23 8.14%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,164.21 34 7.17%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 6,134.64 22 6.14%
5 Santander 5,833.12 20 5.84%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 799.80 6 9.45%
2 JPMorgan 703.06 6 8.31%
3 Deutsche Bank 636.38 4 7.52%
4 BNP Paribas 554.64 4 6.55%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.78%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7,208.64 47 10.79%
2 JPMorgan 6,501.33 48 9.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,031.63 36 7.53%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,632.90 32 6.93%
5 Credit Suisse 4,381.07 29 6.56%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 6,765.45 25 5.82%
2 JPMorgan 6,113.92 21 5.26%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,075.14 29 5.22%
4 Citi 5,875.57 20 5.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,755.14 21 4.95%