• KPN rings in Eurobond return

    KPN, the Dutch telecommunications company, made its first outing in the senior bond market for four years on Monday. One lead manager expected the trade to give the issuer’s curve a strong lift.

    • 07 Sep 2020
  • Schiphol prices tight as ESG maturities stretch

    Royal Schiphol, the Dutch airport operator, brought a dual tranche conventional and green bond with a small to flat new issue premium on Tuesday. The issuer opted to make the longer 12 year tranche green, which bankers say is indicative of lengthening maturities in the typically mid-tenor corporate green bond market.

    • 03 Sep 2020
  • Schiphol lands dual tranche trade with negligible premium

    Royal Schiphol, the Dutch airport, brought a dual tranche conventional and green trade with a small to flat new issue premium on Tuesday, as even issuers in sectors worst hit by the pandemic show it’s possible to garner more investor interest by linking their debt to environmentally conscious uses.

    • 01 Sep 2020
  • Proost! William Blair hires banker for food and drinks in Amsterdam

    Arthur van der Goes is joining William Blair’s investment banking franchise from Rabobank.

    • 12 Aug 2020
  • UPL serves up $500m bond sale

    UPL Corp broke a month-long absence of Indian issuers in the international debt market, raising $500m from investors.

    • 10 Jun 2020
  • Alliander and Prologis bound through fair value as investors snap up green

    Europe’s investment grade companies added to the workload of a rejuvenated but busy green bond market on Wednesday with deals from Alliander and Prologis. But debt bankers believe that, after weeks of emergency funding in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the coming weeks should bring the return of more run-of-the-mill trades.

    • 03 Jun 2020
  • Schuldschein mimics MTNs in offering tenors on request

    Barry Callebaut, the Franco-Belgian chocolate maker now registered in Switzerland, launched a Schuldschein on Tuesday offering investors tenors "upon request" alongside two, five and eight year maturities. Robert Bosch did that too, when it reopened the market last month. This is a feature that arrangers say will increase in a post Covid world.

    • 02 Jun 2020
  • Swisscom blasts 30bp through curve on triple green bond day

    On a busy day for corporate bond issues, with prestigious competing deals including from Nestlé, Swisscom is nevertheless hogging attention with its debut green bond, which comes alongside another green debut, for power networks group Eurogrid.

    • 06 May 2020
  • IG companies pour into market as floodgates open

    High grade bond investors had a plethora of trades to pick from on Wednesday, as corporate bankers say May is shaping up to be a breakneck month for issuance.

    • 06 May 2020
  • European corporate issuers stick with cheap starts

    Europe’s high grade corporate issuers began the week deploying their recent tactic of tightening spreads aggressively during bookbuilding from cheap starting points, with Elia Transmission Belgium ratcheting in its spread by 60bp from initial price thoughts.

    • 20 Apr 2020
  • Corporates roar but prospect of beating 2009 record distant

    The primary corporate bond market in Europe threw up another blistering day on Wednesday, with seven issuers on screens by mid-morning, bringing the number of deals so far this week to 18, though bond syndicate desks are hesitant to compare this crisis market with the record-breaking issuance in 2009.

    • 01 Apr 2020
  • Huge demand as Relx reopens triple-B corporate bond market amid virus mayhem

    Relx, the UK specialist publisher, reopened the European corporate bond market on Tuesday after more than a week without any benchmark issuance. It was a convincing €2bn issue, but Relx had to pay double digit new issue premiums.

    • 03 Mar 2020
  • Paccar's €300m bond nearly three times subscribed

    Paccar Financial, the leasing arm of Paccar, the US maker of DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, braved the European market on Wednesday to print a sub-benchmark sized bond, as syndicate officials said the market could move wider.

    • 26 Feb 2020
  • UPL, Muthoot Finance add to Indian bond flurry

    Investors flocked to Indian credits on Thursday, as UPL Corp and Muthoot Finance sealed new dollar bonds in a busy market.

    • 21 Feb 2020
  • India brings steady bond supply to dollar market

    International bond volumes from India so far this year have almost doubled from the same period in 2019, showing the strength of the country’s issuers as they continue to emerge from a turbulent period. Debt bankers are optimistic that India is set for a strong 2020, writes Morgan Davis.

    • 20 Feb 2020
  • Relx readies up for roadshow

    Relx Finance, the funding arm of UK specialist publisher Relx, has hired banks to arrange a roadshow for a triple tranche bond sale, with maturities out as far as 12 years.

    • 19 Feb 2020
  • ASML heads out for 10 year euros

    ASML Holding, the Dutch lithography systems company, visited the euro bond market on Monday, as the bid for corporate credit remains strong, heading towards a March that is expected to be very busy.

    • 17 Feb 2020

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 488.26 1884 9.13%
2 Citi 413.17 1555 7.73%
3 BofA Securities 412.78 1587 7.72%
4 Barclays 291.53 1166 5.45%
5 Goldman Sachs 284.91 1025 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 15.61 104 9.30%
2 Morgan Stanley 15.50 65 9.23%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.87 82 8.86%
4 Citi 12.47 70 7.43%
5 BofA Securities 11.80 61 7.03%