Starved Swiss swoop on OKB despite squeeze

A lack of competing supply and some Sfr1bn of redemptions allowed Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OKB) to tap its recent September 2021 bonds for more than originally planned this week. Despite pricing flat to its curve, the Austrian export credit agency added Sfr200m to the 1% deal, having originally targeted a Sfr100m trade.

  • 19 Oct 2012

Credit Suisse and UBS priced the new paper at 18bp over mid-swaps on Monday afternoon, in line with the initial guidance of 18bp.

OKB exploited a lack of international Swiss franc deals from SSA issuers since the summer. The lack of supply has been largely due to an ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 2,954.82 3 6.40%
2 ING 2,687.73 2 5.82%
3 Barclays 2,583.19 4 5.59%
4 Citi 1,961.84 2 4.25%
5 BNP Paribas 1,498.16 1 3.24%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 3,533.69 6 12.02%
2 JPMorgan 3,387.74 5 11.52%
3 HSBC 3,118.62 6 10.60%
4 Citi 3,063.28 6 10.42%
5 TD Securities Inc 2,869.30 6 9.76%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 6,678.37 14 10.94%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,376.34 10 10.45%
3 HSBC 5,797.79 12 9.50%
4 JPMorgan 5,367.22 10 8.79%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,609.90 9 7.55%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 14,215.75 50 9.69%
2 Barclays 13,032.51 29 8.89%
3 Citi 12,864.73 34 8.77%
4 HSBC 11,755.65 26 8.02%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,593.97 21 6.54%