• Stedin and Suez find longer dated euro demand dwindling

    Dutch grid operator Stedin and French utility Suez offered investors more of the same when they tapped into what has been strong demand for longer dated corporate bonds on the same day, but found that appetite is starting to wane.

    • 06 Sep 2018
  • Green bond head changes at Rabobank

    Rabobank's head of sustainable markets has left the bank, to take up a job in Brazil. He will be replaced by a colleague who has worked in sustainability for many years.

    • 10 Aug 2018
  • Vesteda finds solid support for NN portfolio bridge refi

    Dutch residential property company Vesteda sold a €500m eight year bond on Tuesday to help refinance its acquisition of a Dutch property portfolio from Dutch financial services company NN Group.

    • 05 Jul 2018
  • Amstel refi quenches investor thirst

    Dutch residential property company Vesteda offered euro corporate bond investors the first deal of July on Tuesday when it sold a €500m eight year trade to help refinance its acquisition of the Amstel Tower apartment block in Amsterdam.

    • 03 Jul 2018
  • AGCO offers Yankee flavour with Schuldschein launch

    American agricultural equipment firm AGCO has launched a Schuldschein transaction, following in the footsteps of Sherwin Williams and Wabco.

    • 25 Jun 2018
  • Three corporates take opportunity to get ahead of Bayer after rates rally

    It is a mark of how far the market has come from a barren week at the end of May that not just one, but three deals, totalling €2.75bn, were priced on Friday. The European Central Bank meeting and the expectation of a deal from German pharmaceuticals company Bayer played their part in the issuers’ decisions on timing and the order books justified those choices.

    • 15 Jun 2018
  • Salmon producer Marine Harvest reels in euro bond

    The world’s largest salmon producer, Marine Harvest, sold the Nordic fish farming industry’s first bond for five years last week and as the industry scales up sources say a wave of issuance from the sector could be on the way.

    • 04 Jun 2018
  • Free sustainable investing benchmarks grow with human rights study

    The movement to create free investment benchmarks to support the Sustainable Development Goals is gathering pace, with the launch this week of a major survey of corporate human rights performance.

    • 17 May 2018
  • BMW steers through Monday traffic

    BMW Finance had to negotiate its way through a busy corporate bond market on Monday as it sold a €1.75bn 4.5 and eight year dual tranche offering. It had to pay new issue premiums of around 8bp-10bp but saw strong demand.

    • 14 May 2018
  • Double-B HY issuers cut costs despite spread widening

    Two issuers with double-B ratings, Darling Ingredients and Avast, achieved substantial financial cost savings with repricings this week, as pricing for top rated paper still looked attractive despite a recent uptick in spreads.

    • 26 Apr 2018
  • Borrowers drive €3bn B train into ruffled market

    European high yield bond issuers roadshowed for seven lower rated new offerings this week, leaving behind the quiet of the post-Easter recess. What followed was a vigorous tug of war over pricing and terms in which bankers and investors claimed different victories.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • Eighteen banks deliver $6.43bn six trancher for ChemChina

    China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) enlisted the help of 18 lead managers to sell a six tranche bond in two currencies on Wednesday.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • Juicy yields attract investors to ChemChina

    China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) has raised $6.4bn from a six-tranche transaction in euros and dollars to refinance debt taken for Syngenta’s acquisition. The issuer was willing to pay up to take more on the long end of the curve, with the juicy premium summoning a book of more than $15bn at its peak.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • New rule powers big bid for Alliander hybrid refi

    Two weeks after rating agency S&P softened its stance on the early refinancing of hybrid instruments, Dutch energy distributor Alliander became the first issuer to take advantage when it sold a successful hybrid deal alongside a tender offer for a hybrid bond it issued just over four years ago.

    • 01 Feb 2018
  • Investors show strong support for Alliander hybrid refinancing

    Following an investor call on Monday, Dutch energy distributor Alliander received overwhelming support on Tuesday for a new €500m hybrid bond issued alongside a tender offer for its existing €500m 3.25% hybrid. The final order book was more than €3.5bn.

    • 30 Jan 2018
  • Alliander set for record low hybrid refi under new S&P rules

    Dutch energy distributor Alliander announced plans for a new euro hybrid on Monday, alongside a tender offer for the company’s outstanding hybrid. The issuer’s ratings could allow it to set a new low for the product's pricing.

    • 29 Jan 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 366.62 1361 9.26%
2 BofA Securities 316.08 1188 7.98%
3 Citi 306.50 1145 7.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 219.64 762 5.55%
5 Barclays 207.10 824 5.23%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.35 119 14.22%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.74 91 6.77%
3 Santander 25.12 88 5.92%
4 JPMorgan 23.90 61 5.63%
5 UniCredit 20.66 96 4.87%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 6.84 36 15.74%
2 Credit Suisse 5.77 23 13.27%
3 BofA Securities 4.08 25 9.39%
4 JPMorgan 3.35 25 7.71%
5 Morgan Stanley 2.83 11 6.51%