Latest high grade corporate bond news

  • TMF finds no shortage of demand for debut benchmark

    Toyota may be a familiar name in the corporate bond markets, but Toyota Motor Finance Netherlands BV stepped out of the shadow of some of its parent company’s better known subsidiaries to issue its first benchmark bond in a major currency.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • DP World prints biggest autumn CEEMEA deal yet

    Dubai headquartered DP World on Tuesday sold the largest bond from the Middle East so far this autumn — a quadruple tranche multi-currency bond — but supply from the region is still lower than bankers have been expecting.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Double-A rated Japanese pair could be set to go head to head

    Japanese issuers are not frequently seen in the European corporate bond markets, but this week could have two companies going head to head with benchmark euro transactions. Japan Tobacco will sell its first new issues in Europe, while Toyota is better known to investors on the continent.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • No fear for Vier Gas as it returns with 10 year

    Germany’s largest gas transmission system operator Vier Gas wasted no time on Monday in launching a €500m 10 year corporate bond deal it had marketed to investors last week. The demand it received justified that move.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • New name no problem for Covivio

    The name Covivio Hotels is new to the corporate bond markets, however the company behind the brand is not. Formerly known as Foncière des Murs, the hotel investment company sold its first bonds under its new name on Monday.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • EM pipeline thronged with deals

    Emerging markets are in full swing this week after last week's successful crop of deals. Five borrowers, mostly from the Middle East, are expected on screens for deals this week.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • Ipsos polls mixed response for debut public bond

    French polling and market research firm Ipsos issued its first public corporate bond on Friday, following an investor update, but the responses the company received on the call were inconclusive.

    • 14 Sep 2018
  • AbbVie blows in after Yankee dollar splurge

    New York seemed set to avoid Hurricane Florence but US investors whipped up a storm of their own as they poured cash into a succession of big ticket deals from blue-chip domestic and Yankee names.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Iren rides wave of positivity around Italy for second green bond

    Italian multi-utility Iren highlighted the improving sentiment around Italian corporate bond issuers when it priced a €500m seven year green bond 15bp tighter than where similarly rated peer 2i Rete had printed a non-green deal the previous week.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Saint Gobain receives €7bn of demand for €1bn dual-trancher

    French building materials producer Saint Gobain received overwhelming demand for its second benchmark issuance of 2018. A combined order book of €7bn meant the issuer could have sold a much larger deal than the €1bn size limit it imposed on itself.

    • 12 Sep 2018

High grade corporate bond news archive

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 98,633.09 448 5.86%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 98,115.24 430 5.83%
3 Citi 83,365.80 436 4.95%
4 Barclays 72,485.68 284 4.30%
5 Goldman Sachs 67,421.03 263 4.00%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 21,838.84 99 8.78%
2 Deutsche Bank 18,365.60 68 7.38%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 17,285.72 80 6.95%
4 UniCredit 14,616.54 67 5.88%
5 HSBC 12,627.71 70 5.08%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 4,096.77 49 6.96%
2 Deutsche Bank 3,839.34 38 6.52%
3 Goldman Sachs 3,623.05 30 6.16%
4 JPMorgan 3,599.75 39 6.12%
5 Credit Suisse 3,366.63 35 5.72%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,476.08 137 10.00%
2 Credit Suisse 12,881.03 89 7.37%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,373.76 90 7.08%
4 Citi 12,061.47 102 6.90%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,966.50 108 6.84%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 24,012.60 99 6.17%
2 BNP Paribas 22,470.95 95 5.77%
3 Barclays 22,422.61 75 5.76%
4 Citi 21,095.98 83 5.42%
5 Deutsche Bank 21,068.78 84 5.41%