• Sustainability-linked silences doubters with equity debut

    French companies Schneider Electric and LafargeHolcim pushed the fledgling sustainability-linked bond asset class to new levels this week, helping quell vocal concerns from some investors that having an unspecified use of proceeds means the structure has no place in ESG portfolios, write Mike Turner and Aidan Gregory.

    • 19 Nov 2020
  • LafargeHolcim's tight pricing helps cement SLBs’ place in the market

    LafargeHolcim, the French-Swiss construction materials company, breezed past fair value on its debut sustainability-linked bond (SLB) on Tuesday, helping dampen concerns from some corners of the market that investors might struggle to get comfortable with the structure’s unspecified use of proceeds.

    • 17 Nov 2020
  • Mandates pile up in corporate credit as more vaccine news arrives

    The high grade corporate bond market burst into life on Monday, with mandates for a diverse range of trades from hybrids to sustainability-linked bonds hitting screens to take advantage of the unexpectedly positive November issuance window.

    • 16 Nov 2020
  • Vaccine risk-on sees small IG premiums and chunky books in primary

    Klépierre, the French shopping centre operator, and UPM–Kymmene, the Finnish paper company, were two of a handful of names to receive raucous receptions from the bond market this week. Issuers benefited as a wave of market-friendly news turned the focus in Europe’s high grade bond market back to a risk on mode.

    • 12 Nov 2020

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 527.48 2053 9.10%
2 Citi 445.05 1695 7.68%
3 BofA Securities 441.88 1719 7.63%
4 Barclays 316.48 1294 5.46%
5 Goldman Sachs 308.55 1113 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15.76 106 9.17%
2 Morgan Stanley 15.71 67 9.14%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.87 82 8.65%
4 Citi 12.56 72 7.30%
5 BofA Securities 11.86 62 6.90%