Latest high yield corporate bond news

  • Sponsors ride HY volatility so far, shows SEB research

    Private equity firms have bolstered their high yield footprint in European and Nordic issuance, but yield spreads are also running up, according to SEB this week.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • RCom: tender is the night

    India’s Reliance Communcations (RCom) tender and exchange offer, unveiled last week, would clear the issuer’s books of its $300m 6.5% 2020 bond. But since RCom defaulted on a payment for the notes last November, it is in no position to offer investors such paltry tender and exchange terms.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Investors know they can rely on US for summer liquidity

    The summer break in European corporate bond markets has shortened in recent years to as little as two weeks in August, but investors know that the dollar market is always an option.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • US investors peek at Europe’s levfin debt to grab spread growth on similar risk

    Recent cash flows from funds buying European corporate bonds and loans with speculative grade ratings have increased with support from US investors, as markets get ready for the second half of the year.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • Astaldi’s Turkish lira anxieties put HY mart on geopolitics alert

    Italian construction group Astaldi’s bonds have taken a beating on concerns that its exposure to Turkish risk could derail plans for injection of needed capital. For some high yield investors, it also is a reminder of market vulnerabilities ahead.

    • 14 Aug 2018
  • Brexit woes slow sterling HY issuance, but appetite from buyers remains

    Sterling high yield issuers have printed less than half the volume of bonds they sold during the same period last year, which many attribute to the uncertainties surrounding the UK’s exit from the European Union. But appetite for sterling risk appears resilient for now.

    • 13 Aug 2018
  • Beijing Properties seals $250m with China bank bid

    Beijing Properties sold a two year bond last week after getting demand from some of the Chinese banks who joined the deal. That allowed the leads to launch the bond with little worry it would drag on over the weekend.

    • 13 Aug 2018
  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards 2018: the nominations

    The nominations for GlobalCapital's Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2018 have been revealed, as a result of our worldwide market poll, conducted in July.

    • 11 Aug 2018

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 84,338.77 404 5.87%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,129.70 379 5.85%
3 Citi 68,811.98 386 4.79%
4 Barclays 62,932.35 241 4.38%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,388.99 229 4.13%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 18,987.74 82 9.19%
2 Deutsche Bank 16,651.33 61 8.06%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,054.70 64 6.81%
4 UniCredit 12,047.08 52 5.83%
5 HSBC 11,205.29 61 5.43%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,863.89 45 7.26%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,593.75 29 6.75%
3 JPMorgan 3,391.91 36 6.37%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,241.44 30 6.09%
5 Credit Suisse 3,119.95 31 5.86%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15,833.26 127 9.86%
2 Citi 11,539.69 98 7.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,025.83 85 6.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,994.65 101 6.85%
5 Barclays 10,908.60 83 6.79%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 20,417.95 85 6.43%
2 BNP Paribas 19,882.59 80 6.26%
3 Barclays 18,647.73 58 5.87%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,562.97 71 5.53%
5 Citi 17,203.79 68 5.42%