BNG 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
  • SRI pipeline swelling as CDP lines up and BNG prices tightly

    A wave of public sector borrowers is set to hit screens next week, providing investors who have recently been lacking socially responsible bond issues with a well stocked menu of ethically themed deals.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • BNG EUR750m 0.2% Nov 24 sustainability bond

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • BNG scoops up sustainable funding as CDP joins queue

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) launched its fourth sustainability bond on Thursday, printing €750m into what one head of DCM away from the trade called a “massively oversubscribed book”, in what is likely a good omen for the approaching wave of SRI borrowing.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • Dutch agencies hit screens in green

    A pair of Dutch public sector borrowers are set to come to market with socially responsible investment bonds. The deals form the first wave of an approaching flood of SSA SRI borrowing.

    • 01 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
  • BNG USD2bn 1.75% Oct 19

    • 26 Oct 2017
  • Green sector in bloom as borrowers pile into SRI

    Public sector borrowers are flocking to the green bond market, dominating the upcoming SSA pipeline as the year draws to a close.

    • 26 Oct 2017
  • Paris and BNG ready sustainability bonds

    Two more public sector borrowers are set to add to the flurry of socially responsible investments dominating the upcoming SSA pipeline late in the year.

    • 26 Oct 2017
  • Sweden and BNG land in short dollars

    Another pair of public sector borrowers tapped the dollar market, hitting two and three years respectively, in contrast to Tuesday’s salvo of long end trades. One of the issuers printed well beyond its initial size expectations.

    • 25 Oct 2017
  • BondMarker results: impressive results across the board

    Last week's crop of benchmarks have been subjected to the scrutiny of the BondMarker voters and, on the whole, they were pretty impressed.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • SSAs sowing the seeds of green pricing performance

    The much sought after trend for green bonds to outperform conventional paper in secondary trading is now a reality, according to public sector borrowers — but perhaps only for those with enough dots on their green curves to provide a comparison.

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • BNG USD2.25bn 1.75% Oct 20

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Finnvera to follow BNG’s three year dollar blow-out

    Finnvera will on Wednesday enter a searing market for three year dollars, following a similar trade from Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten that rounded off the Dutch agency’s dollar benchmark funding for the year.

    • 26 Sep 2017
  • BNG brings dollar threes as swap spreads rise

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten has opened dollar proceedings for the week, mandating for a three year trade as swap spreads in the tenor hit their highest level in months. Other issuance in the currency could come from European Investment Bank, which has been rumoured to be considering a deal for a few weeks.

    • 25 Sep 2017

Dealer League Table BNG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Barclays 1,659.03 6 9.26%
2 RBC Capital Markets 1,535.89 16 8.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,429.43 6 7.98%
4 TD Securities Inc 1,174.23 6 6.56%
5 Goldman Sachs 1,061.53 2 5.93%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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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 %
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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 %
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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 %
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  • 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%