Biggest week of 2007 for euro corporates as buyers relish spreads

A mob of corporate borrowers crowded into the European corporate bond market this week, cramming Eu7.3bn of deals into investors’ hands in the busiest week for new issues this year.

  • 28 Sep 2007

The frenetic activity showed just how keen companies were to borrow — and how eager funds were to invest.

New bond sales on anything like this scale had not been seen since the second week of June when Enel and British Telecom tapped the market, among others. This ...

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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%