DaimlerChrysler attracts wall of money as pricing concession raises questions

DaimlerChrysler this week stole the limelight in the international corporate bond markets when it attracted over $25bn of orders for a $7.1bn multi-tranche issue in dollars, euro and sterling, but left market participants questioning the rationale behind the deal.

  • 12 Jan 2001
Lead managers Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Schroder Salomon Smith Barney announced the transaction at the end of last week, revealing plans for a $4bn-$4.5bn multi-currency issue split between three currencies. The $1bn five year dollar tranche was talked at 255bp over US Treasuries; the $1.5bn 10 year ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 242,241.25 929 8.19%
2 JPMorgan 223,842.40 997 7.57%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 216,424.41 725 7.32%
4 Barclays 185,098.93 672 6.26%
5 Goldman Sachs 159,205.64 520 5.38%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 32,522.19 61 6.53%
2 BNP Paribas 32,284.10 130 6.48%
3 UniCredit 26,992.47 123 5.42%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 26,569.73 97 5.33%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 23,807.36 111 4.78%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 10,167.68 46 8.81%
2 JPMorgan 9,894.90 42 8.58%
3 Citi 8,202.25 45 7.11%
4 UBS 6,098.17 23 5.29%
5 Credit Suisse 5,236.02 28 4.54%