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  • ‘Canadian invasion’ victorious as Manitoba, Quebec hit sterling

    What one SSA banker dubbed a “Canadian invasion” of the sterling market moved up a gear this week, as one province debuted in the currency and another returned after a 20 year absence.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Manitoba impresses in sterling debut

    The Province of Manitoba raised £350m with its first ever sterling benchmark on Wednesday, becoming the fourth Canadian province to print in the currency this year.

    • 17 May 2017
  • Manitoba to debut as Quebec goes tight in sterling

    The Province of Quebec on Tuesday added the third strong Canadian sub-sovereign deal in sterling this year, tightening 2bp from guidance and pricing through its domestic curve with its first trade in the currency in over 20 years. The Province of Manitoba is attempting to copy the success of its peers in sterling, after mandating for a debut deal.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Quebec back in sterling after 20 year absence

    The Province of Quebec will print in sterling for the first time in over 20 years after hiring banks on Monday for a five year deal, joining other Canadian provinces in returning or debuting in the currency in 2017. The trade will come in the same week as the UK sovereign sells the first syndication of its 2017-18 financial year.

    • 15 May 2017
  • Ontario juices Aussie long end

    The Province of Ontario on Monday tapped its longest dated Australian dollar bond for the sixth time this calendar year. Strong market conditions have opened more windows for the Canadian province to enter the Kangaroo market.

    • 15 May 2017
  • SSAs eye long shots in hot euro market

    Emmanuel Macron’s election as French president last weekend was the catalyst for a flood of revved up euro deals this week, with issuers and investors aiming at the long end of the curve as the biggest known political risk in Europe this year passed with a market-friendly outcome. Craig McGlashan reports.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Dollar delight as swap spread moves and volatility brushed off

    Volatility late in the week failed to dampen a scorching few days of public sector dollar issuance, auguring well for more expected supply in the currency next week. Four issuers — some of which came this week to avoid other trades pencilled in for next week — were able to price deals at tight levels, with some coming through their curves.

    • 11 May 2017
  • SSAs go long in euros but not all make it over line

    Public sector borrowers in the euro market on Thursday focused their attentions on the long end of the curve, but not every trade made it to full subscription.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Ontario brushes off volatility with tight dollar deal

    The Province of Ontario on Thursday rounded off a stellar week for dollar issuance with a trade that, like those a day earlier, was priced with minimal to no concession and with a well oversubscribed book. Ontario’s deal was perhaps more remarkable though, given a more volatile backdrop on Thursday trading.

    • 11 May 2017
  • SSAs dictate terms in dollars

    Public sector issuers “can do whatever they want” in a rampant dollar market, with investors ploughing into books despite deals pricing close to or flat to their curves.

    • 10 May 2017

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 Barclays 10,691.12 15 8.76%
2 BNP Paribas 10,516.31 14 8.62%
3 Citi 10,121.17 12 8.30%
4 HSBC 9,193.03 13 7.53%
5 JPMorgan 8,809.30 12 7.22%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 25,552.69 63 5.96%
2 Citi 24,119.11 60 5.63%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,545.97 37 4.09%
4 HSBC 16,628.60 40 3.88%
5 Barclays 13,251.34 33 3.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 22,518.92 50 8.33%
2 BNP Paribas 21,790.92 38 8.06%
3 Barclays 21,543.33 50 7.97%
4 HSBC 19,548.33 56 7.23%
5 UniCredit 18,534.46 46 6.86%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 39,067.52 180 8.50%
2 Citi 32,458.25 115 7.06%
3 Barclays 30,658.65 76 6.67%
4 Deutsche Bank 29,302.58 107 6.38%
5 HSBC 28,071.48 101 6.11%