Luxembourg lurks as Bernanke QE call puts SSA market on hold

Luxembourg looks set to defy consensus and bring a new bond issue next week. Other SSA borrowers are understandably reluctant to do so, with uncertainty set to grip the market at least until Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

  • By Ralph Sinclair
  • 13 Jun 2013

Luxembourg will meet investors in London on Monday and the outcome of those and other meetings will decide the sovereign’s choice of maturity, although it is said to favour a 10 year euro deal.

Other issuers look set to wait for Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke’s comments to ...

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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%