World Bank in the news

  • 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
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes this year.

    • 07 Jul 2017
  • IADB launches 15 year Kangaroo note

    Inter-American Development Bank launched a debut 15 year Kangaroo bond on Monday, the third supranational to look for ultra-long Australian dollar funding in the last year.

    • 19 Jun 2017
  • Uridashi deals boom in the MTN market

    SSA issuers are taking advantage of strong demand from Japanese retail investors in high yielding currencies to print a flurry of deals.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes this year.

    • 21 Apr 2017
  • GC BondMarker: World Bank in solitary splendour

    This week's GC BondMarker voters had only one benchmark to rate, but World Bank's $4bn three year would likely have shone in any company.

    • 24 Mar 2017
  • World Bank goes long on a 40 year MTN

    World Bank sold a €90m zero coupon 40 year bullet MTN towards the end of last week — its longest ever non-callable deal.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • IFC considers green Kangaroo bond

    The International Finance Corp could use the Kangaroo market to expand its burgeoning green bond programme.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Champion! SSAs leap over risk hurdles

    The public sector bond market has safely passed a week full of risk events, with each delivering the anticipated result. That makes it likely borrowers will further enjoy what have been stellar conditions in euros, dollars and sterling.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • World Bank USD4bn 1.875% Apr 20

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • World Bank attracts rich mix with Kanga tap

    World Bank proved its popularity in the Australian dollar bond market on Tuesday, selling a combination of medium and long dated debt for A$800m ($605.4m) to a wide variety of investors.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • World Bank attracts rich mix with Kanga tap

    World Bank proved its popularity in the Australian dollar bond market on Tuesday, selling a combination of medium and long dated debt for A$800m ($605.4m) to a wide variety of investors.

    • 14 Mar 2017
  • World Bank, EBRD bring dollars before expected Fed move

    A pair of supranational issuers nipped in on Tuesday with what are likely to be the final dollar deals of the week before a Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday — where futures prices suggest an overwhelming likelihood that the Federal Reserve’s target rate will rise.

    • 14 Mar 2017
  • World Bank and EBRD line up in dollars

    Two supranationals will share the three year dollar market on Tuesday, moving in ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday, which is expected to lead to a rise in US interest rates.

    • 13 Mar 2017
  • World Bank brings equity-linked innovation to SRI

    The World Bank has sold a new class of equity-linked bonds that can be added to the burgeoning selection of socially responsible investments.

    • 09 Mar 2017
  • Funding scorecard: Supranationals

    This week's funding scorecard looks at the funding progress supranationals have made in their funding progress by the end of January.

    • 27 Jan 2017
  • World Bank USD5bn 2% Jan 22

    • 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
  • Logjam a risk in crowded SSA market

    Public sector borrowers may have to compete for demand this week with Wednesday looking likely to be one of the busiest days of the year.

    • 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

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Dealer League Table World Bank

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 3,228.37 96 15.81%
2 TD Securities Inc 2,867.14 28 14.04%
3 Deutsche Bank 1,841.51 14 9.02%
4 Barclays 1,532.11 7 7.50%
5 BMO Capital Markets 1,326.55 2 6.50%


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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 14,891.10 17 9.46%
2 Barclays 12,759.91 17 8.11%
3 HSBC 12,732.87 18 8.09%
4 BNP Paribas 12,133.14 16 7.71%
5 JPMorgan 10,382.02 14 6.60%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 33,810.56 82 12.15%
2 JPMorgan 30,730.06 80 11.05%
3 HSBC 21,125.88 53 7.59%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,817.31 63 7.48%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,672.75 44 7.07%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 26,261.47 79 7.41%
2 Barclays 25,367.48 60 7.15%
3 BNP Paribas 25,241.18 48 7.12%
4 UniCredit 25,109.75 69 7.08%
5 JPMorgan 25,047.63 70 7.06%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 64,707.03 216 7.61%
2 JPMorgan 64,103.16 349 7.54%
3 HSBC 54,776.10 208 6.44%
4 Barclays 49,173.78 145 5.78%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,614.64 170 5.37%