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  • Loans, bonds and the line between them

    Thanks to a lawsuit in the US, the question of whether leveraged loans are securities or not appears to be on the table. The challenge points to a gap in the regulation of modern capital markets that needs filling in.

    • 14 May 2019
  • It’s time for Asian issuers to remember euro bonds

    With South Korea and the Philippines heading to euros for new bond transactions, more issuers from Asia should take courage and consider funding in the needlessly neglected currency.

    • 07 May 2019
  • The Fed will copy Europe on climate policy, despite Trump

    While other central banks have started to grapple with climate change, the Federal Reserve has been conspicuous by its absence. But as green shoots begin to emerge in the US, the Fed will not be able to ignore the topic for much longer.

    • 02 May 2019
  • Private equity presence is both symptom and cause of High Street horror show

    The retail industry is in deep trouble, especially in the UK, where every other week it seems a storied High Street name tumbles into financial distress. Private equity sponsors, which owned many of the collapsed names, take much of the blame, but they were also victims of structural changes that battered the industry.

    • 30 Apr 2019
  • Lufthansa, VC Trade power move will pay off in Schuldschein digital battle

    German airline Lufthansa took a daring step in mid-March and decided to launch a Schuldschein transaction exclusively via the digital platform VC Trade. It has proved a shrewd move and will likely be game-changing for VC Trade in the battle for digital dominance.

    • 17 Apr 2019

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 55,345.18 273 5.44%
2 JPMorgan 55,046.37 275 5.41%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 51,949.12 260 5.10%
4 Barclays 47,864.00 196 4.70%
5 Deutsche Bank 38,993.78 192 3.83%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 14,831.20 37 9.08%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 11,366.45 42 6.96%
3 Deutsche Bank 10,204.94 51 6.25%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,069.16 30 6.16%
5 BNP Paribas 9,924.50 54 6.07%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 2,336.07 15 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 2,260.62 16 7.81%
3 BNP Paribas 2,167.79 20 7.49%
4 Citi 1,935.99 15 6.69%
5 Goldman Sachs 1,890.62 15 6.53%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,495.10 96 10.02%
2 Citi 11,803.94 91 9.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,842.75 73 7.09%
4 Goldman Sachs 8,683.82 62 6.96%
5 Morgan Stanley 7,624.77 56 6.11%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 11,028.16 43 5.85%
2 Citi 10,190.79 41 5.41%
3 BNP Paribas 9,564.40 53 5.08%
4 Barclays 9,097.64 39 4.83%
5 JPMorgan 8,845.38 36 4.69%