Wall-to-wall financials as Wachovia, Citi, Household, MetLife sell $13bn of bonds

The US bond market?s dominance by financial sector issuers this year reached extraordinary proportions this week, when virtually all the $13bn of domestic high grade bond issues came from banks, insurers or finance companies of some description.

  • 23 Jul 2004

Wachovia, the bank holding company, raised $5bn; Citigroup jumped in with a $1bn five year global; Household brought a $700m floater and others like MetLife, Allstate, KeyCorp and the UK?s Nationwide Building Society joined the roster.

More surprisingly, investors bought their bonds with such gusto ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 356.74 1649 8.34%
2 Citi 330.83 1400 7.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 282.39 1205 6.60%
4 Barclays 256.04 1054 5.98%
5 HSBC 210.66 1159 4.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 39.66 183 6.99%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 37.82 159 6.67%
3 JPMorgan 30.63 81 5.40%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 26.33 79 4.64%
5 Deutsche Bank 26.03 96 4.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 11.53 77 9.75%
2 Morgan Stanley 10.90 53 9.21%
3 Goldman Sachs 9.63 50 8.14%
4 Citi 7.91 61 6.68%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5.53 30 4.67%