Tightened levels can’t stop push for Nordics

Investors snapped up Nordic banks’ private placements this week, even as some issuers tightened levels amid the strong demand. Swedbank, Pohjola Bank, Danske Bank, Nordea and Sparebanken Vest all sold deals in size, flying in the face of the usual August lull in the capital markets.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 08 Aug 2013

Swedbank tapped its September 2016 floating rate notes three times on Tuesday — raising €120m — despite making little change to its levels beforehand.

“We didn’t do anything exceptional this time — in fact we’ve been tightening rather than widening levels for quite a long time so ...

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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%