Italy plots dollar return

Italy is planning to return to the dollar market in 2018 for the first time in years and could also make an appearance in yen further down the line.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 13 Dec 2017

The sovereign has not sold a dollar syndication since September 2010, according to Dealogic, and only has two bonds outstanding in the currency: a $3.5bn September 2023, issued in September 1993, and a $2bn June 2033 that was originally sold in February 2003.

The sovereign has been working ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Oct 2018
1 JPMorgan 15,293.97 23 10.03%
2 Barclays 15,041.98 19 9.87%
3 Citi 12,831.69 22 8.42%
4 HSBC 11,347.34 16 7.44%
5 BNP Paribas 9,566.00 13 6.27%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 37,110.25 100 12.05%
2 JPMorgan 27,982.56 72 9.08%
3 HSBC 25,995.51 64 8.44%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24,331.42 72 7.90%
5 Goldman Sachs 21,282.75 49 6.91%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 34,727.52 87 8.50%
2 Barclays 31,192.90 58 7.63%
3 UniCredit 28,627.02 77 7.01%
4 HSBC 28,056.09 101 6.87%
5 BNP Paribas 26,072.11 61 6.38%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 74,678.82 408 7.16%
2 Citi 69,968.55 257 6.71%
3 HSBC 65,031.10 253 6.23%
4 Barclays 56,796.70 213 5.44%
5 Deutsche Bank 47,371.28 150 4.54%