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
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 12,133.14 16 4.41%
2 Barclays 11,436.59 16 4.16%
3 Citi 11,407.60 13 4.15%
4 HSBC 10,809.87 15 3.93%
5 UniCredit 9,914.96 13 3.61%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Jun 2017
1 Citi 32,373.39 78 12.34%
2 JPMorgan 29,139.47 75 11.11%
3 HSBC 20,134.24 49 7.68%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,488.76 58 7.05%
5 Deutsche Bank 18,042.83 39 6.88%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 24,517.73 45 3.85%
2 JPMorgan 24,215.01 63 3.80%
3 UniCredit 24,061.01 62 3.78%
4 HSBC 23,780.64 71 3.73%
5 Barclays 22,961.67 55 3.60%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 57,598.36 286 3.94%
2 Citi 52,375.29 185 3.58%
3 HSBC 47,349.68 167 3.24%
4 Barclays 43,712.92 125 2.99%
5 Deutsche Bank 39,612.00 149 2.71%