• Paul to join Mizuho for Dach DCM

    Former Crédit Agricole banker Christoph Paul has been appointed by Mizuho Securities.

    • 20 Jun 2019
  • GlobalCapital launches Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey

    GlobalCapital is conducting a global research survey on the fast-changing markets for sustainable financing and investing. It will combine the views of issuers and investors to give a nuanced picture of how this trend is changing capital markets for both groups.

    • 19 Jun 2019
  • Markets welcome EU Sustainable Finance announcements

    Four major announcements have been made today by the European Commission and its Technical Expert Group, which is drafting the substance of several parts of its multi-faceted Sustainable Finance Action Plan. There were new texts on the Taxonomy, Green Bond Standard and Low Carbon Benchmarks regulations as well as guidelines for companies on how to report climate change-related information. Many market participants welcomed them.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Investor group ELFA preps covenant questionnaire

    The European Leveraged Finance Alliance has prepared a questionnaire on deal covenants, to help investors grill arrangers and issuers at roadshow meetings, circulating the standard question list to the market’s big investment banks, as well as to its investor members.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • UBS’s ‘pig-gate’ serves as warning for banks

    A UBS economist’s allegedly offensive comment about "Chinese pigs" has ensnared the Swiss bank in a series of unfortunate events, including being kicked off a planned dollar bond deal for China Railway Construction Corp. The backlash is overblown but serves as a warning for banks dealing with China.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • SocGen picks Orsini as global DCM head

    Felix Orsini is the new global head of debt capital markets at Société Générale, after Demetrio Salorio left the position to become UK head of global finance. And two other bankers have new roles as a result of Orsini’s job change.

    • 14 Jun 2019
  • BNP Paribas veteran to retire

    A long-standing capital markets practitioner is leaving BNP Paribas.

    • 14 Jun 2019
  • Green bond market debates whether opex has a place in use of proceeds

    Green bond specialists are divided over whether proceeds of labelled green bonds can be used for operating expenditure, or whether they should mainly or entirely be used for capital expenditure.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • People moves in brief

    Terranova finds new ground at BNPP — BBVA appoints equity head from Commerz — Czornik joins JPM for German M&A

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • BNP Paribas picks new US PP head

    BNP Paribas has hired a banker from SMBC to fill the vacant position of head of US private placements.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • Green Bond Principles forms Advisory Council, gives new guidance

    The Green and Social Bond Principles’ executive committee has decided to leave the Principles unchanged this year, but is publishing three new documents on Thursday to help market participants. It also plans to launch an Advisory Council, to enable it to listen better to the concerns of the market.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • Czornik returns to JP Morgan as Germany M&A head

    JP Morgan has hired Patrik Czornik to lead its M&A team for Germany. Czornik used to work for the bank in the past but then joined Goldman Sachs.

    • 12 Jun 2019
  • Debtdomain’s founder leaves firm for new venture

    Sean Tai has left Debtdomain, the company he founded, to start a new venture, according to several sources with knowledge of the situation. Debtdomain is still willing to take on the challenge posed by new digital platforms in the Schuldschein market, according to Tai’s replacement as global head of business development.

    • 12 Jun 2019
  • Renault-Fiat: patience is a virtue

    Fiat Chrysler spent five months trying to seal a deal with Renault — and then ran out of patience in five days. Either the deal is weaker than it looks, or Fiat's John Elkann should take a deep breath, practise smiling and try again.

    • 11 Jun 2019
  • Houlihan hires Collinson for consumer products

    Michael Collinson has joined Houlihan Lokey as a managing director to lead its consumer products efforts in Europe. He comes from William Blair.

    • 11 Jun 2019
  • UBS hires ex-Altice strategist in French push

    UBS has hired Régis Turrini as head of France for corporate client solutions.

    • 07 Jun 2019
  • Trevor Neilson radioed in for MUFG’s TMT coverage

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has appointed a banker from Santander to lead its sector coverage for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) industries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

    • 07 Jun 2019
  • TCFD implementation grows, AI bot finds

    The list of companies that have declared their support for the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures has grown to 671, with a combined market capitalisation of $9.3tr. This is up from 457 worth $7.9tr in September. The TCFD Secretariat issued its second status report on adoption of the recommendations this week.

    • 06 Jun 2019
  • Lagarde warns on corporate debt ahead of G20 summit

    Corporate debt levels have increased to a point where a sudden shift in financial conditions could trigger disruptive capital outflows from emerging markets, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned finance ministers of the G20 group ahead of their summit beginning on Saturday. Christine Lagarde also said that the G20 should streamline the topics it concerned itself with.

    • 06 Jun 2019
  • FinnCap takes debt advisory bankers

    UK broker finnCap Group has hired Graham Cooke and Krishan Raval from Royal Bank of Scotland and Livingstone Partners respectively.

    • 05 Jun 2019
  • Glimpse of the future: $1tr of climate losses, $2tr of gains

    The first results are emerging from the worldwide drive to get companies to think about how climate change is going to affect their businesses. Over 40% of the world’s biggest firms are now able to give an estimate of how much they expect to lose and gain. Collectively, they forecast twice as much upside as downside. But this may be optimistic, especially as the data are skewed to financial services.

    • 04 Jun 2019
  • JPM aims to build tech offering by doubling leadership

    JP Morgan has appointed Xavier Bindel as co-head of technology investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as it seeks to improve its capabilities in a brisk area of business.

    • 03 Jun 2019
  • Soc Gen moves Perreault to France M&A head

    Société Générale has hired a new head of M&A for France, replacing Alexandre Courbon. Two bankers have also been appointed to lead the diversified industries sector.

    • 03 Jun 2019
  • Cairn sets up UCITS credit fund with Mediobanca

    Cairn Capital will be able to distribute its multi-asset credit offering more widely, through the establishment of a joint UCITS (undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities) fund with its owner Mediobanca.

    • 03 Jun 2019

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 65,626.08 334 5.46%
2 Citi 63,129.00 324 5.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 60,145.60 318 5.01%
4 Barclays 53,455.07 233 4.45%
5 Morgan Stanley 44,764.71 268 3.73%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 16,156.11 43 8.07%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 13,141.46 53 6.57%
3 BNP Paribas 12,649.28 73 6.32%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,922.97 60 5.96%
5 Citi 11,677.27 53 5.83%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 8.22%
2 Citi 2,605.77 18 7.21%
3 BNP Paribas 2,567.12 24 7.10%
4 JPMorgan 2,522.43 19 6.98%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,128.73 17 5.89%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,300.49 115 9.86%
2 Citi 13,126.25 106 9.05%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,825.27 91 7.46%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,521.81 79 7.25%
5 Morgan Stanley 8,720.88 66 6.01%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,515.88 54 5.42%
2 BNP Paribas 12,352.71 71 5.35%
3 Citi 12,116.90 53 5.25%
4 JPMorgan 10,853.37 48 4.70%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,703.57 44 4.63%