Softbank ‘fascinates’ HY market with €4.75bn bond splurge

Japanese telecoms company SoftBank has done it again. On Tuesday, it replicated its 2015 success of a €4.5bn bond issued outside of the US high yield market with a new €4.75bn issue.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 12 Sep 2017
“It’s a big company, it has top double-B ratings and all the right qualities that ensures it’s super-liquid paper,” said a head of corporate syndicate on Tuesday afternoon, as Softbank was pricing its new multi-billion four tranche senior unsecured bond deal. “This is one of those deals that ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 15,327.31 60 7.02%
2 BNP Paribas 13,525.21 72 6.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,507.36 48 5.73%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,531.87 64 5.28%
5 HSBC 11,259.39 69 5.16%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 5,335.13 43 7.91%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,721.48 37 7.00%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,563.62 43 6.77%
4 Credit Suisse 4,353.57 48 6.46%
5 Barclays 4,075.90 34 6.05%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 26,963.24 210 10.82%
2 Citi 20,901.57 165 8.39%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,737.25 183 8.32%
4 Goldman Sachs 18,279.20 131 7.34%
5 Morgan Stanley 17,353.91 102 6.97%