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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
  • 26 May 2015
1 Natixis 6,294.60 36 6.39%
2 RBC Capital Markets 5,737.14 18 5.83%
3 HSBC 5,672.62 27 5.76%
4 BNP Paribas 4,752.91 21 4.83%
5 UBS 4,617.92 28 4.69%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 May 2015
1 JPMorgan 136,360.60 563 6.70%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 134,658.52 524 6.61%
3 Citi 127,772.77 634 6.27%
4 Goldman Sachs 126,844.13 548 6.23%
5 Morgan Stanley 120,121.44 599 5.90%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated Covered Bond Above $1bn

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 May 2015
1 RBC Capital Markets 1,471.83 4 11.68%
2 Goldman Sachs 864.16 2 6.86%
3 Barclays 808.05 3 6.41%
4 UBS 790.63 2 6.28%
5 HSBC 551.64 2 4.38%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 May 2015
1 Deutsche Bank 13,257.42 41 9.18%
2 Goldman Sachs 11,096.31 26 7.68%
3 UBS 9,982.70 20 6.91%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 8,545.72 19 5.92%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,347.84 20 5.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 May 2015
1 Natixis 3,875.87 19 8.72%
2 BNP Paribas 3,752.74 14 8.45%
3 HSBC 3,025.71 13 6.81%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,654.35 12 5.97%
5 Commerzbank Group 2,585.17 12 5.82%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 May 2015
1 Goldman Sachs 476.50 414 7.71%
2 JPMorgan 410.92 524 6.65%
3 Morgan Stanley 378.24 648 6.12%
4 Citi 357.10 600 5.78%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 354.98 564 5.74%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 May 2015
1 Deutsche Bank 4,833.30 12 12.55%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 4,774.91 4 12.39%
3 UBS 4,406.20 4 11.44%
4 HSBC 2,970.48 6 7.71%
5 JPMorgan 2,730.43 13 7.09%