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
  • 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
  • 23 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 49,993.44 234 8.12%
2 HSBC 47,875.85 172 7.78%
3 Barclays 46,853.90 126 7.61%
4 Citi 38,730.98 116 6.29%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,762.30 110 5.65%