Latest news on corporate MTNs, private placements, Schuldscheine

  • Commercial banks prepared for length in Schuldschein market

    Increasing numbers of commercial banks are investing in seven year Schuldschein loans, as attractive pricing and allocation is luring the lenders further along the credit curve.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Andritz doubles target in lengthy Schuldschein offering

    Andritz, the Austrian machinery maker, raised €400m in a dual tranche Schuldschein transaction this week. The large size — with tenors of seven and 10 years — illustrates commercial banks' growing willingness to lend for long.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • Arrangers ease off as busy Schuldschein eyes records

    Roughly 40 transactions — if expectations are correct — will close this Schuldschein quarter, exceeding the record 35-37 deals priced in last year’s final quarter. But three Schuldschein bankers believe that if the market becomes even busier investors will be forced to decide between issuers, when, given more time, they would lend to more.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • Schuldschein taps ground with B. Braun hit

    German medical firm B. Braun sold what some are calling the tightest six year loan in Schuldschein history this week, even as it more than doubled the €150m initial target. However, some Schuldschein bankers believe German issuers have reached the pricing floor.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • Schuldschein taps ground after B. Braun hit

    B. Braun sold the tightest corporate six year loan in Schuldschein history this week. And more, the German medical firm more than doubled the €150m initial target. But, some Schuldschein bankers believe German issuers have reached the market's pricing floor.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • Amprion goes long with €100m Schuldschein-like deal

    Amprion, the German electricity transmission firm, launched on Tuesday a €100m Namensschuldverschreibung (NSV) — an instrument with all the qualities of a Schuldschein, except for the issuer’s right to terminate the contract after 10 years.

    • 30 May 2017
  • Unique research shows Schuldschein market is staying safe

    No deterioration in credit quality has taken place among corporate Schuldschein borrowers since 2008, concludes a new report from Helaba, despite the market having undergone huge expansion.

    • 25 May 2017
  • The winners: GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2017

    GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners of its Bond Awards for 2017. The results were revealed at a gala dinner at London's Globe Theatre on May 23. Thank you to everyone who supported the event by attending and voting in the polls that decided who were the best and brightest in bonds over the last 12 months.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Apple joins riot of issuers in corporate bond market

    The European corporate bond market is again packed to bursting on Wednesday, with six new issues, among which Apple is likely to be one of the most sought after names. This week is building up to a huge total, as LVMH has already raised €4.5bn and Anheuser-Busch InBev £2.25bn.

    • 17 May 2017
  • European Union debuts in Schuldschein market

    The European Union has issued its first ever Schuldschein, and may issue further such deals.

    • 11 May 2017

Corporate private debt news archive

All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 81,498.74 352 7.26%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,488.76 324 6.37%
3 Citi 67,601.26 321 6.02%
4 Barclays 55,362.73 221 4.93%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,047.07 221 4.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 15,877.45 68 9.25%
2 Barclays 13,596.86 49 7.93%
3 Deutsche Bank 12,929.26 46 7.54%
4 HSBC 9,996.40 45 5.83%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 9,719.13 51 5.66%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 4,302.46 33 8.14%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,093.79 31 7.74%
3 Deutsche Bank 3,878.15 34 7.34%
4 Barclays 3,646.48 29 6.90%
5 Citi 3,618.87 24 6.84%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,005.58 142 11.27%
2 Citi 15,642.08 113 9.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,393.04 121 8.54%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,300.74 87 7.29%
5 Barclays 11,596.83 70 6.88%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Danske Bank 40,548.61 42 14.16%
2 Svenska Handelsbanken AB 38,163.35 21 13.33%
3 BNP Paribas 15,055.84 69 5.26%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,548.66 47 5.08%
5 Citi 12,612.10 54 4.41%