Weekly Trade Round Up

The loan-only credit default swaps of Freescale Semiconductor tightened about 10 basis points this week to trade around 80-85 on repricing news; The Cedar Fair term loan is down after word of a repricing. Bear Stearns is looking to take pricing down 50 basis points to LIBOR plus 2 1/2%, which has caused the tranche to trade around 101 1/8; and The loan-only credit default swaps of Lear Corp. were active earlier on the week following news Carl Icahn offered to buy the rest of the company he doesn't already own.

  • 07 Feb 2007
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Freescale LCDS Tightens On Repricing Move
The loan-only credit default swaps of Freescale Semiconductor tightened about 10 basis points this week to trade around 80-85 on repricing news. Citigroup is leading the amendment, which is cutting pricing from LIBOR plus 2% to LIBOR plus 1 3/4%. The $3.5 billion term loan broke in the secondary in December at 100 3/8-5/8. The LCDS for AMD, another name in the space, were also about five basis points tighter this week.

Reprice News Takes Down Cedar Fair
The Cedar Fair term loan is down after word of a repricing. Bear Stearns is looking to take pricing down 50 basis points to LIBOR plus 2 1/2%, which has caused the tranche to trade around 101 1/8. It had been trading around 101 1/4-101 1/2.

Lear Active Following Icahn Offer
The loan-only credit default swaps of Lear Corp. were active earlier on the week following news Carl Icahn offered to buy the rest of the company he doesn't already own. It traded around 126-136 around 10 to 12 basis points wider.
  • 07 Feb 2007

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 14,443 29 18.07
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,264 27 10.34
3 Lloyds Bank 7,329 24 9.17
4 Citi 6,748 19 8.44
5 JP Morgan 5,220 8 6.53

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 117,398.62 338 11.04%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,721.79 272 8.91%
3 JPMorgan 92,612.23 269 8.71%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 82,597.19 239 7.77%
5 Credit Suisse 69,442.99 183 6.53%