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
  • 24 May 2016
1 Barclays 14,019.32 20 11.71%
2 HSBC 10,974.53 15 9.17%
3 Citi 9,809.67 17 8.20%
4 JPMorgan 9,555.71 16 7.98%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 9,238.18 13 7.72%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 27,912.72 70 6.17%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,812.50 64 5.04%
3 Citi 20,169.28 50 4.46%
4 Goldman Sachs 19,248.31 37 4.25%
5 HSBC 18,673.38 48 4.12%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 May 2016
1 Barclays 24,910.71 52 4.75%
2 HSBC 21,121.07 62 4.03%
3 UniCredit 19,293.14 59 3.68%
4 JPMorgan 18,565.07 43 3.54%
5 BNP Paribas 18,439.10 35 3.52%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,207.08 248 8.14%
2 HSBC 51,301.08 184 7.85%
3 Barclays 49,706.72 133 7.60%
4 Citi 39,937.40 122 6.11%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35,861.19 112 5.49%