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
  • 27 Sep 2016
1 Barclays 16,573.29 25 10.75%
2 HSBC 13,571.24 19 8.80%
3 Citi 12,420.96 21 8.06%
4 JPMorgan 11,260.26 20 7.30%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,188.94 18 7.26%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Sep 2016
1 JPMorgan 44,166.08 145 12.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35,499.19 101 9.67%
3 Citi 35,120.34 106 9.57%
4 HSBC 28,900.41 79 7.87%
5 Goldman Sachs 25,019.12 58 6.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Sep 2016
1 Barclays 32,641.50 78 8.97%
2 UniCredit 28,262.86 104 7.76%
3 HSBC 28,056.56 98 7.71%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 24,626.69 69 6.76%
5 JPMorgan 24,044.23 73 6.60%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Sep 2016
1 JPMorgan 70,827.81 399 3.76%
2 HSBC 65,838.69 258 3.49%
3 Barclays 63,715.99 198 3.38%
4 Citi 60,728.54 204 3.22%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,964.80 163 2.70%