France in the news

  • AFD to hit road for green roadshow

    Agence Française de Développement will go on tour to market its newly established climate bonds programme in preparation for a euro deal with a tenor between five and 10 years.

    • 04:45 PM
  • Cades 1.75% USD3bn Sep 19

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • BondMarker results: French agencies meet mixed reviews

    The scores have been counted and the results are in. The BondMarker voters have delivered their verdict on last week's crop of benchmarks, including a scintillating pair of deals from supranationals. Two deals from French agencies met with drastically different levels of approval from the BondMarker voters, but both fared better than Land NRW.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • Dollar market providing superb execution at short end

    Investors in public sector dollar deals have found themselves forced to accept brutally tight pricing as issuers drive in spreads to round off their funding programmes.

    • 19 Oct 2017
  • SSAs line up for short dollars

    Agencies from the Netherlands, France and Germany are set to come to market on Tuesday for short dated dollar deals.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Europe 'falling behind' warns EIB chief as leaders look to build own IMF

    The head of the EIB tells GlobalMarkets that Europe must urgently address a woeful lack of competitiveness as some countries raised the idea of an IMF body for the 28-nation zone

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Dexia EUR1.5bn 1% Oct 27

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Dexia and EFSF clean up in euros

    Both the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) and Dexia Crédit Local were able to take advantage of a strong market and cut 3bp from the spreads paid on their euro benchmarks on Tuesday.

    • 10 Oct 2017
  • EFSF and Dexia hit screens for euros

    The European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) will launch its fourth quarter issuance programme with a new six year benchmark, sharing investors’ screens with a 10 year deal from Dexia.

    • 09 Oct 2017
  • Funding scorecard: French agencies

    This week's scorecard looks that the funding progress of French agencies as we move into the fourth quarter.

    • 06 Oct 2017
  • Bpifrance EUR700m 0.75% Nov 24 tap

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Belgium and SNCF Réseau land short dollars to round out blistering week

    Two more public sector borrowers brought strong trades to finish a bumper week of dollar deals, both printing $1.5bn of short end dollar paper.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Politics fail to derail SSAs in euros

    The euro public sector bond market bounced back in fine fashion this week after a shock result in the German federal election, leading to some well oversubscribed trades. A potential Catalonian independence referendum is also not affecting demand, said bankers.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Dollar three year train trundles on as SSA pair line up after Finnvera

    A glut of short end dollar issuance this week is set to ramp up on Thursday, after a pair of rare names in the currency mandated on Wednesday. The trades will follow a strong showing from Finnvera after the Finnish agency — also an uncommon name in dollars — printed its largest ever trade in the currency.

    • 27 Sep 2017
  • Bpifrance snatches €700m with tap

    Bpifrance Financement has tapped a November 2024 line for €700m, outstripping the size of the original issue and selling into what a banker at one of the leads described as an “amazingly strong market”.

    • 27 Sep 2017

Dealer League Table France

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,788.53 2 18.35%
1 BNP Paribas 2,788.53 2 18.35%
3 JPMorgan 1,534.38 1 10.10%
3 HSBC 1,534.38 1 10.10%
3 Citi 1,534.38 1 10.10%

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%