2. Euro High Grade Corporate

Euro High Grade corporate - Winner: GDF SUEZ

Bookrunners: Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Natixis

After more than a month of inactivity in the Euro corporate bond market it was apt that one of the highest-rated European utilities, GDF Suez, managed to unblock the pipe and reopen the market on October 17.

The EUR1.9 billion dual-tranche offering is also notable for being the first transaction for the group since GDF and Suez merged in July 2008. "It was an opportunity to gauge