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
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 Barclays 15,126.82 22 10.34%
2 HSBC 12,777.74 17 8.74%
3 Citi 11,827.31 20 8.09%
4 JPMorgan 10,753.73 18 7.35%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,682.41 16 7.31%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 38,029.96 115 11.66%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,087.97 92 9.84%
3 Citi 30,826.32 88 9.45%
4 HSBC 25,140.59 68 7.71%
5 Goldman Sachs 22,949.44 54 7.04%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 Barclays 30,745.22 71 9.07%
2 UniCredit 26,218.96 96 7.74%
3 HSBC 25,593.40 91 7.55%
4 JPMorgan 22,900.10 68 6.76%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 22,576.15 63 6.66%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 67,687.96 383 7.67%
2 HSBC 61,896.17 243 7.01%
3 Barclays 61,147.01 189 6.93%
4 Citi 56,516.82 188 6.40%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 47,821.19 155 5.42%