Dutch to set new benchmark point as 20s become the new 30s

The Dutch State Treasury Agency (DSTA) is set to issue its first ever 20 year bond on March 6, becoming the first sovereign to test a maturity that some believe could become a new benchmark point on the curve as a result of Solvency II. The fact that the euro swap curve peaks at 20 years also commends the tenor.

  • 24 Feb 2012

Bankers wonder if the European Union will opt for 20 years for its €3bn transaction which could be launched as early as next week.

"Twenty years is going to attract more interest in the future," said Rom Balax, head of SSA syndicate at Royal Bank of Scotland. "There ...

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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%