SSA market bounces back as investors reduce risk

Investors, skittish about the trajectory of monetary policy, are reducing their exposure to risks, according to Heartwood Investment Management. The move coincides with the return of public sector borrowers to capital markets, catering to pent-up demand from undersupplied investors.

  • By Lewis McLellan
  • 23 Aug 2017

“Central banks are likely to continue on (or begin) their journey of normalising monetary policy, which we believe is a scenario that financial markets are not yet fully pricing,” said Graham Bishop, investment director at Heartwood Investment Management in a research note.

Bishop believes that the prevailing ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,088.76 20 8.76%
2 HSBC 15,210.51 21 8.29%
3 BNP Paribas 13,465.23 18 7.34%
4 Barclays 13,356.41 18 7.28%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,526.05 22 6.82%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 39,420.00 102 11.55%
2 JPMorgan 39,096.51 104 11.46%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,865.54 84 8.17%
4 HSBC 25,391.15 66 7.44%
5 Deutsche Bank 22,341.31 52 6.55%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 31,814.43 89 7.68%
2 UniCredit 30,574.73 94 7.38%
3 Goldman Sachs 28,577.41 75 6.90%
4 BNP Paribas 28,185.99 56 6.80%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 26,540.51 60 6.40%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 75,862.85 258 7.31%
2 JPMorgan 75,020.92 434 7.22%
3 HSBC 67,929.89 241 6.54%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 57,995.54 176 5.59%
5 Barclays 52,822.14 168 5.09%