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Triple-A Finland sells itself on credentials rather than yield

The mood toward peripheral sovereigns may have improved recently but the results of the Republic of Finland’s new July 2028 government bond launched on Tuesday proved that investors are more than happy to sacrifice yield to buy a top quality credit.

  • 03 Feb 2012

Finland paid a coupon of 2.75% for its 16.5 year issue, compared with, for example, the Kingdom of Belgium, which priced at 10 year in January at 197bp over swaps with a coupon of 4.25%.

Finland is one of the few Eurozone sovereigns still rated triple-A by all three ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 Barclays 16,418.65 24 0.00%
2 Citi 14,473.56 24 0.00%
3 UniCredit 13,472.74 9 0.00%
4 HSBC 13,108.24 24 0.00%
5 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 11,778.39 5 0.00%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 27,820.86 80 9.79%
2 JPMorgan 26,438.60 69 9.30%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 25,622.53 77 9.02%
4 Citi 24,708.12 61 8.69%
5 HSBC 23,536.19 60 8.28%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 42,913.82 94 9.28%
2 HSBC 37,086.94 105 8.02%
3 Barclays 33,082.16 61 7.15%
4 Deutsche Bank 31,353.99 66 6.78%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,877.00 43 5.16%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Sep 2014
1 Deutsche Bank 180,963.49 652 7.40%
2 HSBC 165,657.68 657 6.78%
3 Barclays 134,773.08 351 5.51%
4 Goldman Sachs 120,992.72 271 4.95%
5 JPMorgan 119,545.70 402 4.89%