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  • Hungary aims for Rmb1bn in Panda debut

    The Eastern European sovereign agreed on a Rmb3bn ($445m) Panda programme with onshore authorities and is set to price a first three year deal worth Rmb1bn.

    • 09:00 AM
  • Premiums ‘thing of the past’ for dollar SSAs

    Public sector issuers are enjoying a rare time in dollars, with a lack of supply and strong demand allowing tightly priced short end deals — leading one syndicate official to respond to a question on pricing concessions with: “New issue what?” But hopes of longer end issuance appear dashed as US yields fall as quickly as expectations that US president Donald Trump will deliver on his pro-growth policies.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Sweden goes tight in dollars as Alberta lines up

    Sweden on Tuesday printed a dollar benchmark at one of the tightest spreads to mid-swaps from a public sector issuer this year, as a Canadian province prepared to bring a deal in the currency further out the curve.

    • 18 Jul 2017
  • British Columbia, Hungary line up Pandas

    British Columbia has hired Bank of China (BOC) for its second Panda deal, GlobalRMB has learned. Meanwhile, Hungary has chosen BOC and HSBC for a long-awaited Panda debut with a prospectus expected on Friday.

    • 18 Jul 2017
  • Sweden and Land NRW bring dollar supply to hungry investors

    A pair of public sector issuers look set to benefit from supply-starved dollar investors, after mandating on Monday for deals at the very short end of the curve.

    • 17 Jul 2017
  • Secondary pricing update: featuring the UK's linker 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.

    • 14 Jul 2017
  • EFSF to enter hot euro market, Greece too?

    The European Financial Stability Facility is set to enjoy enviable conditions when it comes to the euro market next week — during which the Greek sovereign could also make an appearance. Demand at the long end has been particularly strong due to a yield spike last week, which KfW and SCNF Réseau have since taken advantage of.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • UK breaks records again with super smooth linker

    The UK Debt Management Office broke yet another record on Tuesday, building its largest ever book in cash terms for an inflation-linked syndication. The demand was such that the bond then tightened in secondary to move past the fair value level at the book open, said one of the leads.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • South Africa to launch $2bn Eurobond after summer

    South Africa’s National Treasury is meeting with its nine primary banks on Friday to discuss its 2017 Eurobond issuance, according to its senior analyst Alilali Nelufule.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • Savvy Indonesia grabs $3bn, keeps global investors keen

    The Republic of Indonesia sold one of its classic blockbuster deals this week, raising more than $3bn from a three-tranche bond in euros and dollars. The transaction was a mix of self-promotion and opportunism — and further cements the country’s reputation as one of the savviest issuers in the region, writes Morgan Davis.

    • 13 Jul 2017

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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%