FIG

Cheap high grade African Bank pays 8.125%

An attractive 8.125% yield for consumer lender African Bank’s five year bond drove orders to $1.75bn — but the bank kept the deal to $350m when it issued it on Tuesday night. The note, priced at par by Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Rand Merchant Bank and Standard Chartered Bank, traded up to 100.75 on Wednesday morning — a tightening of 17bp on a spread basis.

  • 24 Feb 2012

"It’s a strategic priority for African Bank to access an international investor base," said Spencer Maclean, head of syndicate, west, at Standard Chartered Bank in London. "The issuer has a $2bn EMTN programme so it’s clear they will return to the market in a controlled fashion."

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 UBS 2,861.74 12 8.54%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 2,291.12 11 6.83%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,180.50 10 6.50%
4 UniCredit 1,908.56 11 5.69%
5 BNP Paribas 1,868.96 7 5.57%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 01 Feb 2016
1 Citi 8,537.07 19 7.63%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,998.36 16 7.15%
3 Barclays 7,036.26 18 6.29%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,561.48 24 5.86%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 5,886.75 8 5.26%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 Natixis 3,624.88 6 13.56%
2 Goldman Sachs 2,691.49 11 10.07%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,296.11 4 8.59%
4 BNP Paribas 2,100.95 3 7.86%
5 Barclays 1,492.57 9 5.58%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 UBS 2,718.78 9 10.53%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,991.94 8 7.72%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,965.27 8 7.61%
4 BNP Paribas 1,744.39 6 6.76%
5 UniCredit 1,649.41 7 6.39%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jan 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 86.45 62 10.70%
2 Guggenheim Partners LLC 54.00 5 6.68%
3 Barclays 36.13 56 4.47%
4 Citi 35.54 72 4.40%
5 JPMorgan 35.26 80 4.36%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 Feb 2016
1 Credit Agricole CIB 1,146.47 1 11.11%
2 HSBC 775.22 3 7.51%
3 Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 439.10 2 4.26%
3 Deutsche Bank 439.10 2 4.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 439.10 2 4.26%