Austria in the news

  • BondMarker results: OeKB stands alone

    The votes are in on last week's solitary benchmark from the SSA sector. The BondMarker voters have delivered their verdict on Oesterreichische KontrollBank's €1.5bn September 2024 note.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • OeKB enjoys strong comeback in otherwise quiet euro market

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank found an almost empty market as it made a strong return to euro issuance after nearly a decade of absence. The lack of other benchmarks surprised some bankers — although opportunistic deals and SRI issuance now seems likely to make up the bulk of the remaining deals this year with most issuers very well funded.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • OeKB EUR1.5bn 0.25% Sep 24

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • OeKB back in euros — with a bang

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank has made a triumphant return to euros on Tuesday as it printed in the currency following a more than eight year absence. Elsewhere, Nederlandse Waterschapsbank sold a small long dated euro tap — a tactic SSA bankers expect to see more of.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • OeKB alone in core currencies in big FOMC week

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank is the only public sector issuer on screens for Tuesday business in either euros or dollars, with supply in the latter likely to be dampened this week due to a crucial US Federal Reserve meeting.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Austria EUR4bn 0% Sep 22, EUR3.5bn 2.1% Sep 17

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Austria smashes expectations with century bond

    Austria's 100 year bond, priced on Tuesday, highlighted just how far investors will go — and in their droves — to earn a bit of yield, with even the imminent threat of rising rates in euros unable to deter them from placing orders more than three times the size of a deal that was by no means measly. Lewis McLellan reports.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Investors 'amazed' by Austria 100 year bond

    Austria, defying any concerns about the normalisation of monetary policy, launched the first ever 100 year syndication in Europe on Tuesday, exciting investors with a 2.112% yield.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Austria storms into century club

    Austria has become the first eurozone sovereign to syndicate a 100 year bond, selling €3.5bn to investors desperate to pile cash into ultra-long paper.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Austria eyeing century bond

    Austria has picked banks for a five year bond to be launched on Tuesday, but may also extend its curve to 100 years.

    • 11 Sep 2017
  • OeKB goes large, tightens price in thriving sterling mart

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank this week became the latest public sector borrower to return to the sterling market after a lengthy absence — and was rewarded with its largest ever issue in the currency at £350m.

    • 25 May 2017
  • OeKB joins public sector march back to sterling

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank has mandated banks for its first sterling deal in 1.5 years, joining a host of other public sector issuers to return to the currency this year.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Secondary pricing update: featuring EFSF's 2043 tap

    Trading levels given are bid-side spreads versus mid-swaps and/or an underlying benchmark as of Thursday's close. The source for secondary trading levels is Interactive Data.

    • 28 Apr 2017
  • France gives SSA buyers new reason to worry as Asians back away

    The French presidential election saga has taken another twist, with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen’s chances slipping — but those of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, from the other extreme of the political spectrum, rising. Asian investors are pulling back from deals until the election hurdle is cleared, say issuers — but the rise of Mélenchon may also provide an earlier than expected relief rally.

    • 12 Apr 2017
  • Austria EUR4.5bn 0.5% Apr 27

    • 12 Apr 2017

Dealer League Table Austria

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,565.83 4 30.88%
2 Goldman Sachs 2,407.87 2 16.28%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,564.12 1 10.58%
3 NatWest Markets 1,564.12 1 10.58%
3 Erste Group Bank AG 1,564.12 1 10.58%

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 48,143.17 117 11.92%
2 Citi 45,631.49 117 11.30%
3 HSBC 32,619.65 76 8.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,796.56 92 7.88%
5 Deutsche Bank 26,169.34 61 6.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,369.73 94 7.26%
2 UniCredit 32,161.79 106 7.22%
3 Goldman Sachs 31,301.28 81 7.02%
4 BNP Paribas 30,965.57 63 6.95%
5 Barclays 30,125.25 71 6.76%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 86,363.02 489 7.38%
2 Citi 86,161.20 295 7.36%
3 HSBC 75,912.57 258 6.48%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,681.73 193 5.35%
5 Barclays 59,041.67 186 5.04%