Bank of England to rouse SSA market back to life after washout week

The $2bn three year bond that the Bank of England has scheduled for Monday should highlight the SSA sector’s health despite a week of no substantial issues and the withdrawal of some Middle Eastern central bank buyers. While the deal represents the first test of investor appetite for SSAs since the washout, a defensive issue from a triple-A credit is ideal, bankers judged.

  • 25 Feb 2011
"As we are still in a slightly risk-off world, investors are probably more focused on the front end of the curve, but the market isn’t closed by any stretch of the imagination," said Richard Gustard, head of SSA syndicate and trading at JP Morgan. "The lack of supply ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,773.39 25 9.05%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 8.19%
3 BNP Paribas 14,513.99 21 7.39%
4 Barclays 14,014.48 21 7.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,328.33 24 6.78%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 46,791.16 113 11.73%
2 Citi 45,464.82 116 11.39%
3 HSBC 32,120.98 74 8.05%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,646.56 91 7.93%
5 Deutsche Bank 25,336.01 60 6.35%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,254.14 93 7.35%
2 UniCredit 31,545.41 101 7.19%
3 BNP Paribas 30,965.57 63 7.06%
4 Goldman Sachs 30,813.44 79 7.02%
5 Barclays 28,821.98 69 6.57%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 85,921.52 293 7.43%
2 JPMorgan 84,566.67 476 7.31%
3 HSBC 75,298.30 255 6.51%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,436.52 190 5.40%
5 Goldman Sachs 58,162.93 154 5.03%