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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1 Barclays 13,577.78 16 10.48%
2 Citi 12,045.36 19 9.30%
3 JPMorgan 11,945.26 17 9.22%
4 HSBC 10,316.86 14 7.96%
5 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 6.55%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

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3 HSBC 22,678.54 51 9.09%
4 Deutsche Bank 19,371.31 29 7.77%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,305.57 55 7.74%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

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1 JPMorgan 26,932.95 62 8.19%
2 Barclays 25,202.39 44 7.66%
3 HSBC 23,409.02 79 7.12%
4 UniCredit 23,330.71 59 7.09%
5 BNP Paribas 21,558.84 41 6.55%

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1 JPMorgan 58,719.26 309 7.20%
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3 HSBC 55,466.70 199 6.80%
4 Barclays 46,182.34 156 5.66%
5 Deutsche Bank 42,629.21 119 5.22%