Falling through the floor: KDB moves pricing ever tighter, celebrates rise of US investors in orderbook

Korea Development Bank pulled the country’s policy bank curve tighter this week with a dual-tranche dollar issue, becoming the latest Korean lender to close the gap with its global peers. The tight pricing of the deal drew complaints from KDB’s traditional investor base — but a hunger for short-dated dollar bonds and KDB’s new double-A image ensured support from a host of new accounts, writes Steve Gilmore.

  • 18 Jan 2013

The bookrunners priced a $500m January 2016 deal at 80bp over Treasuries on Tuesday and a $500m January 2018 deal at a spread of 97.5bp, managing to beat the level that Export-Import Bank secured for its own $1bn three year deal at the end of last year.

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,856.90 55 6.33%
2 UniCredit 8,379.23 66 4.88%
3 BNP Paribas 7,918.03 38 4.62%
4 Commerzbank Group 7,805.13 49 4.55%
5 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 96,135.23 376 7.37%
2 Citi 84,377.63 495 6.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,137.98 327 6.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,248.79 441 6.15%
5 JPMorgan 75,640.26 362 5.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 72,529.41 382 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,918.26 275 10.16%
3 Morgan Stanley 65,732.49 269 9.98%
4 JPMorgan 62,759.86 275 9.53%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,493.52 368 9.03%

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 6.82%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.09%
4 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.84%

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 13.25%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.66%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.84%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.37%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.27%