Bank of England, EIB transcend volatility with faultless dollar issues

Lead managers need strong nerves in a market where swaps and Treasuries are experiencing the worst volatility in recent history, but those appointed to bring the two standout triple-A dollar transactions this week had no qualms.

  • 14 Mar 2008

The strength of demand for top quality assets assured bankers that both the Bank of England and European Investment Bank’s deals could be successfully executed.

"Bank of England is one of the very few names one could contemplate bringing into a market like this," said Richard Gustard, executive director ...

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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%