Austria in the news

  • Sovereign supply rumoured in euros

    A trio of eurozone government borrowers are rumoured to be mulling deals in the coming weeks, with conditions at the long end in euros looking stronger than earlier in the year.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • OeKB UDS1.5bn 1.75% Jan 20

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • The Day of the Dollar: mission accomplished

    One of the busiest days ever in the public sector dollar market ended with five issuers sitting on deals printed at the top end of their size targets and with pricing tightened from initial thoughts. Another borrower is already out for Thursday business and bankers predict that conditions are so “incredible” that deal flow will stay healthy into next week — no matter what policy statements incoming US president Donald Trump makes at his inauguration on Friday.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • SSAs flood screens in dollars

    A quartet of public sector borrowers are set to cram into the front end of the dollar curve on Wednesday, as bankers outlined a triple whammy of factors driving the squeeze.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Primary dealerships under scrutiny as Cred Ag drops three

    Crédit Agricole has pulled out of the primary dealerships of three countries, the latest bank to scale down the number of countries in which it is active as a PD. It is unlikely to the be the last this year, according to a GlobalCapital poll of DCM heads.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • December flurry in sterling from European borrowers

    Three public sector borrowers tapped the sterling market this week in a late spurt of issuance driven by the basis swap and a move in outright yields and, with 2017 brimming with political risks, borrowers might be advised to look for opportunities in the currency next year.

    • 15 Dec 2016
  • SSA market steady after Italian ‘no’ vote, as bankers await ECB action

    The public sector bond market rode out the widely expected ‘no’ result of the Italian constitutional referendum on Sunday night, as bankers looked at a possible silver lining in the form of a more dovish European Central Bank meeting on Thursday.

    • 05 Dec 2016
  • Renzi’s tantrum is a made-up crisis — fear Austria

    Markets are obsessing about the Italian referendum on Sunday. Commentators are cramming everyone’s inboxes with warnings about how a 'no' vote on premier Matteo Renzi’s attempt to streamline Italy’s Senate could precipitate a fresh eurozone crisis and imperil Italy’s creaking banks.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • OeKB heads north to find new investors

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank printed a Nkr500m ($59.2m) four year note on Thursday. After a month when KfW, Nordic Investment Bank and Rentenbank placed bonds in the Nokkie market, OeKB knew there were investors prepared to fund European agencies.

    • 17 Nov 2016
  • OeKB goes to Norway on the strength of a strong SSA run

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank mandated Danske Bank to raise a minimum of Nkr500m ($59.2m) for a four year Nokkie note on Tuesday.

    • 15 Nov 2016
  • Austria EUR3bn 0% Jul 23, €2bn 1.5% Nov 86

    • 27 Oct 2016
  • Austria pioneers 70 years before big sell-off

    The demand for duration reached fever pitch this week as Austria sold the longest dated eurozone government bond ever and a trio of other public sector borrowers printed their longest dated syndications to date. But that momentum towards length may have been halted by a shuddering sell-off in eurozone and other government bonds on Thursday.

    • 27 Oct 2016
  • SSA borrowers roll into last clear window of year

    The public sector market is making the most of what may be the year’s last attractive opportunity for benchmark issuance ahead of a risk laden November.

    • 26 Oct 2016
  • Austria and KommuneKredit sate investor hunger for duration

    Austria was richly rewarded for taking a leap into the unknown on Tuesday, as it took orders of over €7bn for the longest dated syndication ever from a core eurozone sovereign. KommuneKredit also broke its tenor record in euros, while the European Financial Stability Facility hired banks for a tap of a bond that looks short end by comparison.

    • 25 Oct 2016
  • Austria considers new lengths for benchmark programme

    Austria is looking to stretch its curve to hitherto untapped lengths, as it mulls a 70 year euro benchmark. Also seeking duration, Rentenbank pushed out its curve, printing a bond at 20 years for the first time ever.

    • 24 Oct 2016

Dealer League Table Austria

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,157.96 2 100.00%
Subtotal 2,157.96 2 100.00%
Total 2,157.96 2 100.00%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 Barclays 7,850.85 11 9.64%
2 BNP Paribas 7,280.82 10 8.94%
3 JPMorgan 6,400.12 9 7.86%
4 Citi 6,397.23 7 7.85%
5 HSBC 5,782.53 9 7.10%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 70,638.94 233 5.64%
2 Citi 64,455.74 181 5.14%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,697.88 159 4.20%
4 HSBC 50,839.31 131 4.06%
5 Goldman Sachs 40,980.07 92 3.27%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 16,973.44 36 9.52%
2 JPMorgan 15,109.82 32 8.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,986.53 29 7.28%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 12,729.79 30 7.14%
5 BNP Paribas 11,479.52 24 6.44%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 38,272.69 159
2 Citi 31,489.91 112
3 Barclays 29,902.18 73
4 HSBC 27,124.22 95
5 Deutsche Bank 26,280.34 101