Spain stumbles over funding finish line but bail-out queries press

In what had looked unlikely at certain points this year, Spain managed to hit its 2012 funding target this week, pushing itself over the line with an auction raising just under €4.8bn. But the sale was not a resounding success — Spain’s bonds sold off afterwards and took Italy’s with it — and could pile on yet more pressure on Spain to apply for a bail-out.

  • 09 Nov 2012

The auction on Thursday produced Spain’s worst day of trading in the government bond markets since the Galician elections on October 21. The sovereign’s 10 year yields were up 16bp by Thursday afternoon and Italy’s yields also rose.

"You can argue that Spain’s problems are academic, but Italy’s ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 Barclays 7,850.85 11 9.64%
2 BNP Paribas 7,280.82 10 8.94%
3 JPMorgan 6,400.12 9 7.86%
4 Citi 6,397.23 7 7.85%
5 HSBC 5,782.53 9 7.10%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 70,638.94 233 5.64%
2 Citi 64,455.74 181 5.14%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,697.88 159 4.20%
4 HSBC 50,839.31 131 4.06%
5 Goldman Sachs 40,980.07 92 3.27%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Mar 2017
1 Barclays 16,973.44 36 9.52%
2 JPMorgan 15,109.82 32 8.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,986.53 29 7.28%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 12,729.79 30 7.14%
5 BNP Paribas 11,479.52 24 6.44%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 38,272.69 159
2 Citi 31,489.91 112
3 Barclays 29,902.18 73
4 HSBC 27,124.22 95
5 Deutsche Bank 26,280.34 101