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 330,700.22 1283 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 323,941.31 1398 7.91%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 298,038.11 1018 7.27%
4 Barclays 250,341.26 930 6.11%
5 Goldman Sachs 220,211.32 736 5.37%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 46,720.95 183 6.95%
2 JPMorgan 44,545.29 93 6.63%
3 UniCredit 36,248.22 154 5.39%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 33,820.44 161 5.03%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 33,798.79 128 5.03%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 13,792.73 61 8.93%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.72%
3 Citi 9,908.67 56 6.42%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,471.86 53 5.49%
5 UBS 8,248.12 34 5.34%