HeidelbergCement’s shaky BBB perfect to reopen corporate bonds

European corporate bond investors, lying in wait since the beginning of this year and deprived of anything juicier than GE Capital bonds, saw a rich prize coming this week and pounced, squeezing cash-hungry HeidelbergCement for an 85bp pick-up over credit default swaps and coupon protection against a downgrade.

  • 18 Jan 2008

Any suggestion that investors were not willing to play was dashed when 125 institutions joined a conference call on Thursday morning, held by lead managers Deutsche Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland when they announced the Eu1bn four year deal.

No matter that the market was going through a ...

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 30,641.00 149 5.57%
2 JPMorgan 30,074.12 151 5.47%
3 Barclays 29,332.65 109 5.33%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 29,326.65 141 5.33%
5 Deutsche Bank 25,807.22 114 4.69%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Barclays 10,392.67 24 10.30%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,134.48 23 8.06%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,164.21 34 7.10%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 6,134.64 22 6.08%
5 Santander 5,833.12 20 5.78%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 849.80 7 9.30%
2 JPMorgan 703.06 6 7.69%
3 Deutsche Bank 636.38 4 6.97%
4 BNP Paribas 604.64 5 6.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.36%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 7,643.05 50 10.98%
2 JPMorgan 6,413.52 49 9.22%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,031.63 36 7.23%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,767.07 33 6.85%
5 Credit Suisse 4,456.07 30 6.40%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Barclays 6,765.45 25 5.73%
2 JPMorgan 6,113.92 21 5.18%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,075.14 29 5.15%
4 Citi 5,875.57 20 4.98%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,755.14 21 4.88%