Ireland open to green in 2018

Ireland is open to the possibility of adding green bonds to its funding mix as it looks to diversify its portfolio of debt instruments, according to the country’s head of funding.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 14 Dec 2017

Several other countries are also exploring the possibility of issuing sovereign green bonds, following in the footsteps of Poland at the end of last year and France in January.

“We continuously review developments in the market to ensure that the range of instruments optimises Ireland’s position as ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
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 %
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  • 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 %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 34,727.52 87 8.50%
2 Barclays 31,192.90 58 7.63%
3 UniCredit 28,627.02 77 7.00%
4 HSBC 28,056.09 101 6.86%
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%