Latest high yield corporate bond news

  • High yield's hiatus breaks as Faurecia leads issuers back to market

    Borrowers have broken the 10 day spell without a deal in the European high yield market, and are coming back with refinancing deals. Faurecia, the French car parts manufacturer, opened the new batch by announcing a deal on Thursday.

    • 11:15 AM
  • Chinese issuers return to the bond market

    Chinese issuers are back following the Lunar New Year break. Far East Horizon and Redco Properties Group are both wooing bond investors, effectively reopening the dollar debt market in Asia.

    • 06:00 AM
  • Sterling investors happy to be back in the game

    Before this week, sterling corporate bond investors had had just four new issues to consider in 2018, but by Wednesday this had increased by three. Sterling investors have a reputation for not getting carried away with sentiment, but they have been pleased to see the increase in activity.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • Sprint to issue $1bn HY bond, clarifies ABS legal confusion

    Wireless carrier Sprint mandated banks for a new $1bn eight year high yield bond on Tuesday. The company also clarified that its outstanding spectrum-backed ABS bonds do not conflict with covenants on its existing high yield bonds, ahead of anticipated new slug of paper from the securitization shelf.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Milbank hires two levfin lawyers from Shearman & Sterling

    As Europe’s leveraged finance markets return to growth, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy has added Apostolos Gkoutzinis and Rebecca Marques as partners to its leveraged finance and capital markets team.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Astorg's SGG seeks debt to buy First Names as levloans swell

    SGG Group, the corporate and investor services firm based in Luxembourg and owned by Astorg, will fund its acquisition of UK peer First Names in the leveraged loan market, which has already enjoyed its busiest January ever in EMEA.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • GlobalCapital Bond Awards Poll — vote now!

    We are excited to announce that the GlobalCapital Bond Awards Poll is now open.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • ‘Unprecedented’ fund outflows as US high yield suffers

    The US high yield market is hunkering down, with skittish investors pulling a record amount of cash for the sector this week while the proportion of investors shorting high yield exchange traded funds hits a post-crisis high. David Bell reports.

    • 15 Feb 2018

High yield corporate bond news archive

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 13,964.32 85 5.31%
2 JPMorgan 13,943.16 75 5.30%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,806.99 77 5.25%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,022.71 57 4.57%
5 BNP Paribas 10,928.16 50 4.15%

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 11.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,298.25 18 9.41%
3 UniCredit 3,009.41 12 6.59%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,869.21 10 6.28%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,511.85 12 5.50%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 807.11 8 8.36%
2 Morgan Stanley 732.63 4 7.59%
3 Goldman Sachs 657.29 6 6.81%
4 Credit Suisse 577.70 7 5.99%
5 JPMorgan 572.76 6 5.93%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,599.75 33 9.08%
2 Citi 4,085.51 32 8.06%
3 Credit Suisse 3,662.10 25 7.23%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 3,248.55 24 6.41%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,721.10 26 5.37%

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 8.98%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,039.27 17 7.22%
3 JPMorgan 2,863.44 11 5.11%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,734.66 13 4.88%
5 HSBC 2,657.71 16 4.75%