GTB guides to 6.25% but illiquid 2016s make new issue premium hard to gauge

Guaranty Trust Bank, the Nigerian lender, has released price guidance of 6.25% area for a five year bond, but syndicate officials away from the deal said it is difficult to tell whether the deal is generous as the only other existing point on GTB’s curve is short dated and illiquid.

  • By Francesca Young
  • 04 Nov 2013

JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are arranging the deal, which is expected to be rated BB- by Standard & Poor’s and B+ by Fitch.

“The level of the outstanding 2016s is so unstable because they’re illiquid and short dated that you can argue that guidance  is between 25bp ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,366.35 53 6.13%
2 UniCredit 8,290.73 65 4.90%
3 BNP Paribas 7,888.81 37 4.66%
4 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.56%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,314.58 47 4.32%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 91,301.25 371 7.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,995.76 326 6.47%
3 Citi 82,538.37 489 6.43%
4 Goldman Sachs 77,417.62 435 6.03%
5 JPMorgan 74,820.44 359 5.83%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 70,948.10 379 10.97%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,776.05 274 10.32%
3 Morgan Stanley 64,170.02 266 9.92%
4 JPMorgan 62,011.49 273 9.59%
5 Goldman Sachs 56,891.64 364 8.80%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.98%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.90%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.22%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.97%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,389.40 18 5.52%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.34%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.89%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.42%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.31%