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
  • 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%