BES hits equity-linked market with $1bn benchmark

Portuguese lender Banco Espírito Santo raised $950m from an exchangeable bond on Wednesday in Europe’s largest equity-linked issue so far this year.

  • 24 Mar 2010

Market commentators welcomed the news, hoping that marks the end the dearth of investment grade issuance.

“The benchmark size of the issue and the investment grade rating are positive,” said Angus Allison, a convertible bond analyst at Barclays Capital. “However, investors should be cautious of the potential credit ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 12,659.07 70 5.33%
2 UniCredit 12,296.44 84 5.18%
3 Natixis 10,968.65 61 4.62%
4 LBBW 10,943.55 71 4.61%
5 UBS 10,837.07 59 4.56%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 79,113.16 343 6.05%
2 Citi 77,255.84 403 5.91%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 76,833.52 308 5.87%
4 Goldman Sachs 70,741.60 609 5.41%
5 Morgan Stanley 67,928.10 386 5.19%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 64,710.03 242 10.43%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,638.73 260 10.42%
3 Citi 60,425.61 304 9.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 54,060.91 544 8.71%
5 Morgan Stanley 52,824.12 302 8.52%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 8,053.17 31 7.07%
2 UniCredit 6,381.22 26 5.60%
3 LBBW 6,252.10 27 5.49%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,252.08 21 5.49%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 6,198.22 24 5.44%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,584.11 21 12.36%
2 BNP Paribas 5,156.76 22 8.40%
3 Barclays 4,776.16 18 7.78%
4 Credit Suisse 4,518.72 16 7.36%
5 UBS 3,877.49 18 6.32%