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  • US debt drive to boost SSAs but rock IG market

    The US government’s agreement to remove the country’s debt ceiling early in February has left the buy-side waiting for a wave of issuance from the US Treasury. But as opportunities arise for investors, one has warned that the public may end up seeing the bond market as “the bad guys” as rising yields help public sector borrowers but hinder corporates in the front end of the dollar curve. Nigel Owen and Craig McGlashan report.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Scania struggles for traction but known names take the right road

    The sterling investor base can be stubborn one not listened to, as Swedish truck and bus manufacturer Scania found to its detriment when it launched its debut deal in the currency this week. Gatwick Airport and London & Quadrant had better receptions.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • US borrowers go long amid short-end sell-off

    The dollar high-grade calendar snapped back to life on Wednesday and Thursday, but bankers remain cautious as a significant uptick in rates will severely test pricing levels and investor appetite.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Evidence builds of tighter green bond pricing

    A new study of green bond pricing has stopped short of saying that green bond issuers can generally expect to get tighter new issue premiums. But the report’s lead author did say: “Green bond buyers can’t expect to receive a new issue premium — that is itself quite a bold statement.”

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Technology seen as key to growth for European PP markets

    The use of technology to drive down the cost of issuance could boost the growth of private debt markets across Europe, said a report commissioned by the Capital Markets Union (CMU) published on February 16.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • French properties prove fashionable for investors

    French property companies were in vogue this week as Icade sold its fourth corporate bond in two years, further extending its redemption profile, while Mercialys, the firm spun off from supermarkets group Casino, saw its sub-benchmark deal 2.5 times oversubscribed.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • ALD reaping benefits of IPO with €800m bond deal

    French car leasing company ALD printed its largest ever bond deal when it issued an €800m three year floating rate note this week, just three months after it had printed a similar but smaller deal. Chief financial officer Gilles Momper said the success of the deal was helped by the company’s IPO in 2017.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Grand City builds solid double fronted extension to much acclaim

    Grand City Properties, the German residential property firm, printed eight and a half year Swiss franc bonds on Wednesday, and also sold a new nine year in euros on Monday alongside a tender for some outstanding bonds and convertibles.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Scania struggles for traction but known names take the right road

    The sterling investor base can be stubborn one not listened to, as Swedish truck and bus manufacturer Scania found to its detriment when it launched its debut deal in the currency this week. Gatwick Airport and London & Quadrant had better receptions.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • They think it's Moldova, it is now: Trans-Oil offering not so slick

    Trans-Oil, a Moldovan agro-industrial firm, failed to generate enough interest in its debut bond offering on Wednesday, becoming the second CEEMEA issuer in as many weeks to fall foul of tougher market conditions.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Temenos likely to borrow for £1.4bn swoop on Fidessa

    Temenos, the Swiss banking software company, is in advanced discussions about an all cash offer for Fidessa, the UK trading technology firm, for around £1.4bn, which is likely to involve some debt issuance.

    • 20 Feb 2018


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  • HY investors should pay to parlay

    European high yield bond investors are up in arms at being asked to pay to be members of the European High Yield Association (EHYA), a division of industry body, the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). They should pay up, if not shut up.

    • 22 Feb 2018

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,730.91 80 5.37%
2 Citi 14,428.79 89 5.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,307.56 80 5.21%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,304.52 60 4.48%
5 BNP Paribas 11,238.26 52 4.09%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,027.03 18 8.92%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,039.27 17 7.16%
3 JPMorgan 2,933.70 12 5.20%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,734.66 13 4.85%
5 HSBC 2,719.21 17 4.82%

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,730.91 80 5.37%
2 Citi 14,428.79 89 5.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,307.56 80 5.21%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,304.52 60 4.48%
5 BNP Paribas 11,238.26 52 4.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,332.16 20 11.63%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,298.25 18 9.37%
3 UniCredit 3,009.41 12 6.56%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,869.21 10 6.26%
5 HSBC 2,516.32 16 5.49%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 923.77 9 8.85%
2 Morgan Stanley 732.63 4 7.02%
3 Goldman Sachs 657.29 6 6.30%
4 Credit Suisse 577.70 7 5.53%
5 JPMorgan 572.76 6 5.49%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,599.75 33 9.01%
2 Citi 4,085.51 32 8.01%
3 Credit Suisse 3,835.38 26 7.52%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 3,248.55 24 6.37%
5 Barclays 2,770.29 16 5.43%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,027.03 18 8.92%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,039.27 17 7.16%
3 JPMorgan 2,933.70 12 5.20%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,734.66 13 4.85%
5 HSBC 2,719.21 17 4.82%