UK’s cheapest, longest linker in eye of EU storm

Global debt and equity markets were almost paralysed by the heightened anxiety ahead of this week’s crucial EU summit. But that did not deter the UK, which took full advantage of its position of being on the outside of Europe looking in to issue a £4.5bn 50 year index-linked bond, the largest ever sale of duration in the Gilt market.

  • 28 Oct 2011
The deal was priced on Tuesday, the day before the EU summit — a time when markets were at their most jittery and fearful of the eurozone imploding.Maturing in 2062, the transaction is the longest dated sovereign inflation-linked bond in the world. That this was achieved with a ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
1 Barclays 8,822.61 13 9.07%
2 Citi 8,720.21 11 8.97%
3 BNP Paribas 8,107.13 11 8.34%
4 HSBC 7,792.06 12 8.01%
5 JPMorgan 6,400.12 9 6.58%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 25,552.69 63 5.96%
2 Citi 24,119.11 60 5.63%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,545.97 37 4.09%
4 HSBC 16,628.60 40 3.88%
5 Barclays 13,251.34 33 3.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 May 2017
1 Barclays 20,074.83 45 4.44%
2 JPMorgan 19,043.02 43 4.21%
3 BNP Paribas 17,726.77 29 3.92%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,783.86 38 3.27%
5 HSBC 14,593.04 47 3.22%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 39,067.52 180 8.50%
2 Citi 32,458.25 115 7.06%
3 Barclays 30,658.65 76 6.67%
4 Deutsche Bank 29,302.58 107 6.38%
5 HSBC 28,071.48 101 6.11%