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  • Nomura takes complex debt bankers from Deutsche

    Nomura has hired three bankers to work in its structured finance and special situations team.

    • 19 Mar 2019
  • IFCO launches buyout debt

    Bank of America and Goldman Sachs have launched the loan backing Triton Partners and Luxinva's buyout of IFCO Systems, the Germany-based reusable plastics business of Australia’s Brambles.

    • 19 Mar 2019
  • Perstorp launches refi after sale of UK unit

    Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and Nordea launched a refinancing deal for specialty chemicals firm Perstorp Holding, a Swedish-headquartered PAI Partners and Landmark Partners portfolio company.

    • 19 Mar 2019
  • JPM's head of EMEA debt capital markets to retire

    JP Morgan’s head of EMEA debt capital markets is set to retire this year.

    • 19 Mar 2019
  • Levfin pipeline heats up in the wake of Power Solutions

    Following the success of the jumbo acquisition financing for Brookfield and CPDQ’s purchase of Johnson Controls’ Power Solutions unit, European leveraged loan buyers now have a wide variety of credits to assess, with deals from Ceva Santé, Delachaux, Konecta and Hotelbeds in the market this week.

    • 18 Mar 2019

  • Interserve files for administration after shareholders reject debt for equity swap

    Interserve, one of the largest outsourcing companies in the UK, plans to file for administration after shareholders rejected a proposed debt for equity swap at a general meeting on Friday.

    • 15 Mar 2019
  • Oaktree mandates Barclays for new CLO

    Oaktree Capital has mandated Barclays as arranger for a €819.65m CLO, with the senior and equity tranches announced as subject and initial price thoughts for the class ‘B’ notes at 185bp.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • High yield investors thirsty for deals gulp Sappi and Faurecia

    European high yield investors are as eager to buy bonds as their investment grade counterparts — the difference is, while IG issuers have been pouring paper into the market, high yield has been in a drought. But that is at last starting to break.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • Ashley offers Debenhams loan for CEO spot

    UK department store Debenhams is considering a £150m loan offer from its potential acquirer Sports Direct, in a deal that could bypass lending banks and see leadership of the company fall to Mike Ashley.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • Downturn in Japanese banking sector poses risks to CLO bid

    Several CLO issuers in the US and Europe have come to depend on Japanese investors to anchor triple-A tranches, but observers say Japan’s banks may no longer be able to soak up foreign paper if a bubbling banking crisis forces banks to clean up their act at home.

    • 13 Mar 2019

High Yield priced deals database

DateIssuerMaturityCur.SizeCoupon
29-Nov-18Nidda Bondco GmbH 30-Sep-252507.25%
28-Nov-18Algeco Global Finance plc 15-Feb-23856.5%
28-Nov-18Algeco Global Finance plc 15-Feb-23403-mth Euribor +625bp
15-Nov-18Groupe Ecore Holding SAS 15-Nov-23255-mth Euribor +625bp
09-Nov-18International Design Group SpA 15-Nov-254006.5%


Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 1,517.16 8 7.69%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,495.21 6 7.58%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,179.51 9 5.98%
4 BNP Paribas 1,084.57 11 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,011.25 5 5.13%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 849.80 7 9.30%
2 JPMorgan 703.06 6 7.69%
3 Deutsche Bank 636.38 4 6.97%
4 BNP Paribas 604.64 5 6.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.36%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 1,517.16 8 7.69%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,495.21 6 7.58%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,179.51 9 5.98%
4 BNP Paribas 1,084.57 11 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,011.25 5 5.13%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 849.80 7 9.30%
2 JPMorgan 703.06 6 7.69%
3 Deutsche Bank 636.38 4 6.97%
4 BNP Paribas 604.64 5 6.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.36%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7,643.05 50 10.93%
2 JPMorgan 6,601.02 49 9.44%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,031.63 36 7.19%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,767.07 33 6.81%
5 Credit Suisse 4,456.07 30 6.37%