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
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 BNP Paribas 6,788.00 7 11.42%
2 Citi 5,615.05 5 9.45%
3 Barclays 5,241.21 6 8.82%
4 JPMorgan 4,721.55 6 7.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,123.38 4 6.94%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,597.39 31 12.90%
2 Citi 9,941.91 26 10.18%
3 TD Securities Inc 9,024.40 19 9.24%
4 Barclays 7,484.30 17 7.67%
5 HSBC 7,065.11 17 7.24%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Barclays 11,777.24 22 9.21%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,045.46 20 8.64%
3 JPMorgan 10,143.02 20 7.94%
4 BNP Paribas 9,536.48 13 7.46%
5 HSBC 8,941.45 23 7.00%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 25,870.57 109 9.22%
2 Citi 22,784.33 74 8.12%
3 Barclays 20,630.07 48 7.35%
4 HSBC 19,213.33 61 6.85%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,150.63 45 6.11%