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
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 Barclays 20,475.35 32 10.72%
2 HSBC 16,236.35 23 8.50%
3 Citi 14,240.06 25 7.45%
4 JPMorgan 14,112.19 26 7.39%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,855.60 23 7.25%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 JPMorgan 50,245.18 178 11.02%
2 Citi 46,367.72 136 10.17%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 43,140.49 124 9.46%
4 HSBC 39,285.99 103 8.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 31,338.33 72 6.87%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 Barclays 36,926.88 95 8.54%
2 HSBC 33,060.24 122 7.65%
3 UniCredit 31,974.40 113 7.39%
4 JPMorgan 28,280.84 94 6.54%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 28,083.65 83 6.49%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 05 Dec 2016
1 HSBC 87,294.32 345 7.20%
2 JPMorgan 87,166.16 575 7.19%
3 Citi 78,596.39 270 6.49%
4 Barclays 78,038.93 251 6.44%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,913.39 209 5.19%