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  • Bull market structures belie Asia bond risks

    Asia’s primary bond market has started the year with a bang. New dollar issuance has been steady, and issuers are getting increasingly confident in their ability to court investors with what can only be considered bull market deals. But the market isn’t strong enough to allow issuers to get away with such aggressive terms for long.

    • 12 Mar 2019
  • Magic in markets can mean danger or creation

    The root of arbitrage is the same thing being priced differently in two markets. As markets have got bigger and more sophisticated, arbitrage has become harder to find.

    • 07 Mar 2019
  • The alarming lack of response to Qinghai’s non-payment

    The brief default of a dollar bond by local government financing vehicle (LGFV) Qinghai Provincial Investment Group last week caused next to no impact in the China offshore bond market. That is a bad sign.

    • 05 Mar 2019
  • New sustainable benchmarks regulation: read the small print

    The EU’s first piece of sustainable finance legislation sets rules for green investment indices. That is all well and good, but more promising is a hint that all the ordinary indices may have to admit how un-green they are.

    • 26 Feb 2019
  • Green Taxonomy risks becoming a greenwash

    Of all the parts of the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan, the Taxonomy is closest to the heart of the green bond market.

    • 21 Feb 2019

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 28,910.79 133 5.91%
2 JPMorgan 28,222.08 135 5.77%
3 Barclays 27,736.00 97 5.67%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 26,939.73 123 5.51%
5 Deutsche Bank 23,318.61 103 4.77%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 10,133.09 20 11.18%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,471.18 17 8.24%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,325.89 29 6.98%
4 Santander 5,551.04 18 6.12%
5 BNP Paribas 5,364.90 23 5.92%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 799.80 6 9.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 710.75 5 8.11%
3 JPMorgan 703.06 6 8.02%
4 BNP Paribas 554.64 4 6.33%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.59%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6,897.71 44 11.44%
2 JPMorgan 5,722.96 42 9.50%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,628.16 33 7.68%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,199.43 29 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,092.86 26 6.79%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 6,090.31 21 5.93%
2 JPMorgan 5,522.59 18 5.38%
3 Citi 5,318.49 17 5.18%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,172.92 24 5.04%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 5,152.48 24 5.02%