World Bank brings rarity to Nokkie market

Global institutional demand for solid sovereign, supranational and agency names in Norwegian kroner drove the World Bank’s first new issue in the currency for 11 months — a Nkr1bn 2.375% 2017 note priced on Wednesday.

  • 24 Feb 2012

European and Asian central banks’ participation in Norwegian krone SSA deals peaked in 2011 when the Eurozone sovereign crisis was in full swing and the strength of the Norwegian krone made it an attractive new reserve currency.

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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%