ADB in the news

  • BondMarker: ESM's debut amid dollar frenzy

    Last week was a momentous one for dollar borrowing in the SSA market. The European Stability Mechanism made its long awaited debut in dollars, swiftly followed by a pair of rare 10 year transactions. Read on to see how the BondMarker voters rated the deals.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • Jumbo dollars in sight for SSAs

    After several months without any long end dollar benchmark bonds from public sector issuers, two came along at once this week — bolstering confidence that conditions are right for a borrower to print in jumbo size in the tenor for the first time in more than two years.

    • 26 Oct 2017
  • ESM makes debut amid dollar rush

    The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) brought its long awaited inaugural dollar transaction to market on Tuesday during a period of feverish activity in a dollar market that is “going from strength to strength”, according to one SSA banker.

    • 24 Oct 2017
  • ADB to accelerate PPP plans to fill infra gap

    The head of the Asian Development Bank tells GlobalMarkets that speed is of the essence when it comes to injecting new investment into infrastructure projects that could boost growth and raise living standards

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Multilaterals urged to speed up to stay relevant in crowded world

    In a series of interviews with GlobalMarkets, multilateral development chiefs set out their vision to become faster institutions that work with the private sector to deliver development finance more effectively

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Supras bank dollars with flurry of MTNs

    The MTN market has produced a slew of dollar trades while the syndicated market was subdued by the midweek Federal Reserve meeting. Supranationals in particular have been able to pick up some sizeable dollar funding.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • BondMarker results: the September rush

    Last week brought a slew of high quality deals, despite the ECB meeting on September 7 causing some issuers to hold off. Those that went ahead have been scored by the BondMarker voters. Read on to see how they did.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Supras enjoy super dollar fives, but window may be shut

    A lack of five year dollar supply and an acceptance that since the summer issuers need to offer a bit more juice helped a pair of supranationals launch strong trades this week. Other supras are rumoured to be considering follow-on deals next week, although some bankers warn that investor appetite may be sated for the moment, and everything could hinge on how a sharp US Treasury move late on Thursday plays out.

    • 07 Sep 2017
  • ADB USD4bn 1.75% Sep 22

    • 07 Sep 2017
  • IADB dives into fives after ADB stormer, as AFD returns after pulled deal

    Inter-American Development Bank will on Thursday attempt a five year dollar benchmark, copying a Wednesday deal from Asian Development Bank that bankers on the trade said was the best dollar deal since the summer. Agence Française de Développement is also out with a dollar benchmark — its first since a pulled trade in February.

    • 06 Sep 2017
  • ADB aims for dollar benchmark in hotly demanded five year tenor

    The Asian Development Bank hit screens on Tuesday announcing a dollar benchmark in a maturity that investors have been crying out for.

    • 05 Sep 2017
  • ADB puts spotlight on green financing action

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed the creation of national green financing vehicles to give a boost to environmentally friendly and financially sustainable infrastructure investments.

    • 30 Aug 2017
  • SSAs broaden horizons with niche MTNs

    Public sector borrowers are adding new flavours to the flurry of emerging market paper that has dominated flows in the medium-term note market throughout the summer, printing trades in currencies they only rarely access.

    • 17 Aug 2017
  • Summer funding set to last in hot SSA dollar market

    Public sector issuers are taking advantage of strong summer conditions in the dollar market to bring green and arbitrage-style deals, with more issuance expected next week.

    • 03 Aug 2017
  • ADB double dips for green funds

    The Asian Development Bank has picked up $1.25bn of green funding across two tranches, including its first 10 year dollar paper since January.

    • 01 Aug 2017
  • ADB hits screens for green dual tranche

    Asian Development Bank has picked banks for a dual tranche green bond, revisiting an area of the dollar curve for the first time since January.

    • 31 Jul 2017
  • ADB taps ultra-long end of Kanga curve

    Asian Development Bank added a A$60m ($47.7m) clip to its 15 year Australian dollar bond on Wednesday, as demand grows for Kangaroo paper beyond 10 years.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • GC BondMarker dollar focus: Contrasting fortunes at the short end

    A pair of three year prints in dollars provoked very different reactions from GC BondMarker voters in the second quarter. Read on to find out more in this week’s BondMarker round-up, which looks at the most notable dollar deals of the last quarter.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • ADB brings two taps to Kangaroo market

    Asian Development Bank opened proceedings on two Kangaroo taps on Monday.

    • 10 Jul 2017
  • ADB adds spice to Masala bonds with Rp14bn deal

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given yet another boost to the Masala bond market, raising Rp14bn ($217m) from its third offshore-rupee linked note of the year.

    • 29 Jun 2017

Dealer League Table ADB

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 1,373.19 20 17.05%
2 Barclays 773.85 5 9.61%
3 TD Securities Inc 693.49 6 8.61%
4 Goldman Sachs 692.15 2 8.59%
5 Daiwa Securities 671.81 8 8.34%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,481.15 26 8.95%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 7.80%
3 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 7.71%
4 Barclays 15,034.43 23 7.28%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 7.14%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,381.13 125 12.09%
2 Citi 49,764.15 128 11.27%
3 HSBC 34,695.08 84 7.86%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,616.38 101 7.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 29,250.35 70 6.62%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 33,639.57 107 7.23%
2 UniCredit 32,850.81 112 7.06%
3 Barclays 31,876.57 76 6.85%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,731.55 86 6.82%
5 BNP Paribas 31,052.89 65 6.68%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 93,202.80 530 7.40%
2 Citi 91,849.49 314 7.29%
3 HSBC 79,596.61 281 6.32%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 65,275.79 207 5.18%
5 Barclays 65,250.47 203 5.18%