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  • Borrowers prefer no deal to bad deal

    Corporate and FIG borrowers and buyers have largely given up on primary markets for 2018, having faced choppy conditions this week. But things are not likely to be much calmer when they return in January, meaning a chaotic scrap could ensue as borrowers jostle for the best slots to print deals. Jasper Cox and Nigel Owen report.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • Tritax Big Box signs debut US PP

    Tritax Big Box, the London listed industrial real estate investment trust, has sold £400m worth of 10 and 12 year US private placement notes, during the Brexit whirlwind that caused sterling bond markets to falter.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • Dollar borrowers stand down as buyers shut up shop for year

    At least three high-grade borrowers in the US bond market stood down on Thursday as supply windows snapped shut and scotched hopes of a final flurry of supply before year end.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • Corp defaults to rise, says Moody’s

    Defaults among borrowers with speculative grade ratings are set to dive at the start of next year, but only for a while, Moody’s said in an outlook report for non-financial corporates this week.

    • 05 Dec 2018
  • SAP sets new record for December deal with five trancher

    German business software company SAP used its rarity value when it printed a €1.5bn triple tranche deal in March. However, that strategy may no longer be possible, after it sold the largest ever corporate bond priced in December to help fund its recently announced €8bn cash acquisition of experience management software provider Qualtrics.

    • 06 Dec 2018
  • May’s Brexit deal closes sterling capital markets

    The deal agreed by Theresa May, prime minister, for the UK's exit from the European Union has brought issuance of sterling bonds, equity and loans to a juddering halt, which could extend into 2019. Nigel Owen reports.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • OMV leaves plenty of demand for sub

    Austrian oil and gas company OMV sold its first senior corporate bonds of 2018 on Monday after it attracted €3.9bn of demand for a pair of €500m notes with five year and 10 year tenors.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • Patience pays off as Stryker hits the target with range of tenors

    US medical technology company Stryker had to wait longer than it planned for its debut in the European corporate bond market, but when the chance to launch the deal came on Tuesday, it achieved the hat-trick of tranches it was aiming for with an extra one added for good measure.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • BT leads charge as borrowers tough it out

    Four borrowers piled into the dollar bond market on Thursday, adding to one of the busiest weeks of the year despite tough market conditions. UK telecoms company BT led the charge with a $1.35bn two-part deal.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • La Poste offers green gift before Deutsche Post makes second delivery

    French postal operator La Poste saved the corporate bond market in Europe from registering a blank week when it sold its first green bond last Friday. On Wednesday, Deutsche Post followed its peer’s lead by announcing a deal with the same tenor.

    • 29 Nov 2018


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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 125,350.32 549 5.93%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 122,750.63 519 5.81%
3 Citi 101,738.87 533 4.81%
4 Barclays 84,126.63 341 3.98%
5 Goldman Sachs 83,290.95 322 3.94%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,288.85 117 5.99%
2 BNP Paribas 27,457.09 117 5.81%
3 Barclays 26,271.31 92 5.56%
4 JPMorgan 26,099.31 90 5.52%
5 Deutsche Bank 24,766.67 100 5.24%

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 125,350.32 549 5.93%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 122,750.63 519 5.81%
3 Citi 101,738.87 533 4.81%
4 Barclays 84,126.63 341 3.98%
5 Goldman Sachs 83,290.95 322 3.94%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 28,401.19 124 8.95%
2 Deutsche Bank 22,113.09 83 6.97%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 20,911.95 99 6.59%
4 UniCredit 17,032.03 79 5.37%
5 HSBC 16,474.81 91 5.19%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,527.11 43 7.83%
2 BNP Paribas 4,918.81 57 6.97%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,372.15 44 6.19%
4 JPMorgan 3,977.60 45 5.64%
5 Credit Suisse 3,757.05 40 5.32%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,901.51 153 10.02%
2 Goldman Sachs 14,830.49 106 7.47%
3 Credit Suisse 13,745.94 98 6.92%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,267.41 122 6.68%
5 Morgan Stanley 12,977.13 92 6.53%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,288.85 117 5.99%
2 BNP Paribas 27,457.09 117 5.81%
3 Barclays 26,271.31 92 5.56%
4 JPMorgan 26,099.31 90 5.52%
5 Deutsche Bank 24,766.67 100 5.24%