IFC paves way for further sterling supply

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) returned to the sterling market after a two year absence on Tuesday, opting to court central bank demand with a long two year deal. Sterling syndicate officials are hoping that other issuers will follow the IFC’s lead and take advantage of an improved basis swap into dollars.

  • By Nathan Collins
  • 23 Aug 2013

HSBC, RBC Capital Markets and RBS priced the 0.625% £250m December 2015 notes at 25bp over the 4.75% September 2015 Gilt, in line with guidance at 25bp area. Bankers at the leads declined to disclose the size of the order book.

The pricing was in line with comparable ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,481.15 26 8.95%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 7.80%
3 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 7.71%
4 Barclays 15,034.43 23 7.28%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 7.14%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,381.13 125 12.09%
2 Citi 49,764.15 128 11.27%
3 HSBC 34,695.08 84 7.86%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,616.38 101 7.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 29,250.35 70 6.62%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 33,639.57 107 7.23%
2 UniCredit 32,850.81 112 7.06%
3 Barclays 31,876.57 76 6.85%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,731.55 86 6.82%
5 BNP Paribas 31,052.89 65 6.68%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 93,202.80 530 7.40%
2 Citi 91,849.49 314 7.29%
3 HSBC 79,596.61 281 6.32%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 65,275.79 207 5.18%
5 Barclays 65,250.47 203 5.18%