Investors snap up social trio but demand more

The burgeoning social bond market hit a new high this week, with an unprecedented three deals priced on the same day. But with issuance still well behind that of the green asset class, investors are calling for more borrowers to sign off on social issuance programmes.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 15 Nov 2017
African Development Bank (with a seven year), BayernLabo (10 year) and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (five year) each raised €500m via social bonds on Tuesday. According to GlobalCapital and Dealogic data, there had never even been two social bonds priced in the SSA market on the same ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,822.01 5 13.56%
2 NatWest Markets 3,741.73 3 10.52%
3 Citi 3,544.03 6 9.97%
4 Goldman Sachs 3,231.80 5 9.09%
5 Barclays 2,461.72 2 6.92%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,145.87 7 13.07%
2 Citi 7,659.35 12 12.29%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,559.81 8 12.13%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,147.24 8 9.86%
5 JPMorgan 6,097.01 8 9.78%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 7,351.66 8 10.92%
2 JPMorgan 6,925.07 9 10.28%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 6,342.60 7 9.42%
4 Goldman Sachs 5,890.15 6 8.75%
5 Citi 5,011.57 14 7.44%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,120.72 41 10.07%
2 JPMorgan 15,284.47 47 8.49%
3 HSBC 13,506.20 23 7.50%
4 Barclays 12,988.29 17 7.22%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,082.56 15 6.71%