Swiss buyers support resurgence in SSA market

Swiss franc investors split this week’s primary buying between opposite ends of the credit spectrum, though name recognition and rarity value drove deals of both types. Alongside high yielding corporate paper from Metro and Valora (see separate story), accounts snapped up tightly priced agency paper from Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OKB) and Kommuninvest.

  • 03 Feb 2012
While the Swiss market has lacked SSA credits lately as low rates have forced borrowers to offer unattractive spreads, OKB grabbed the opportunity to issue a rare floating rate note when two year pricing moved into positive territory. Demand came from money market funds and bank treasuries that ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 May 2016
1 Barclays 14,019.32 20 11.71%
2 HSBC 10,974.53 15 9.17%
3 Citi 9,809.67 17 8.20%
4 JPMorgan 9,555.71 16 7.98%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 9,238.18 13 7.72%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 27,912.72 70 6.17%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,812.50 64 5.04%
3 Citi 20,169.28 50 4.46%
4 Goldman Sachs 19,248.31 37 4.25%
5 HSBC 18,673.38 48 4.12%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 May 2016
1 Barclays 24,910.71 52 4.75%
2 HSBC 21,121.07 62 4.03%
3 UniCredit 19,293.14 59 3.68%
4 JPMorgan 18,565.07 43 3.54%
5 BNP Paribas 18,439.10 35 3.52%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 49,993.44 234 8.12%
2 HSBC 47,875.85 172 7.78%
3 Barclays 46,853.90 126 7.61%
4 Citi 38,730.98 116 6.29%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,762.30 110 5.65%