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  • China’s tighter bond rules should be applauded

    China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has tightened regulations on property companies selling bonds in the overseas market. Those with free market instincts ─ including this paper ─ would typically balk at such heavy-handedness. But a tough stance is exactly what the market needs to become sustainable in the long-run.

    • 18 Jul 2019
  • ‘Net short’ language crosses a line

    Leveraged loan and high yield bond documentation is starting to see a new feature creep in — anti “net short” language, which attempts to stop creditors that are short the company from getting a place at the table in a restructuring. The funds targeted by the new provisions aren’t exactly the cuddliest citizens of the capital markets, but they won’t be the only casualties.

    • 09 Jul 2019
  • Can the EU abolish supply and demand?

    The return of ultra-low yields has also meant the return of enormous order books – Commerzbank’s $11bn of demand for its $1bn AT1 debut this week and Merck’s €11bn for €1.5bn two weeks ago, come to mind.

    • 04 Jul 2019
  • UK aims to pull away with Green Finance Strategy but is still in the slow lane

    Despite the agony of Brexit, the UK has been making impressive strides in turning away from climate change. The government's new Green Finance Strategy is the latest. It goes in the right direction, but unfortunately is less a leap, more a shuffle.

    • 02 Jul 2019
  • China’s LGFV problem is far from solved

    China’s tighter grip on offshore bonds from local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) has given a short-term boost to issuance volume in the past few weeks. But although the deal flow from the sector is set to slow down, concerns over LGFV risks are far from over.

    • 27 Jun 2019

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 77,552.24 398 5.62%
2 Citi 70,717.52 380 5.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 69,588.78 376 5.05%
4 Barclays 61,172.01 270 4.44%
5 Goldman Sachs 52,725.73 259 3.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 20,165.66 52 8.64%
2 BNP Paribas 16,075.93 92 6.89%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,325.15 63 6.14%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,105.99 45 6.05%
5 Deutsche Bank 13,139.03 67 5.63%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 7.27%
2 JPMorgan 2,822.43 22 6.91%
3 Citi 2,783.23 20 6.81%
4 BNP Paribas 2,674.33 25 6.55%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,523.29 20 6.18%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,093.24 135 10.06%
2 Citi 15,359.69 127 9.04%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,650.81 105 7.45%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,435.18 94 7.32%
5 Morgan Stanley 9,748.90 76 5.74%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 15,614.90 90 5.82%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,889.15 66 5.18%
3 Barclays 13,651.30 58 5.09%
4 JPMorgan 13,469.46 59 5.02%
5 Citi 13,203.46 60 4.92%