SSA trio tap hot Swedish krona mart

Demand for SRI bonds and favourable basis swaps are boosting the Swedish krona market for SSAs, despite concerns late last year that the Swedish central bank’s tightening monetary policy and the krona’s appreciation against the dollar could stifle issuance. The European Investment Bank, Nordic Investment Bank and African Development Bank all came at the long end of the krona curve this week.

  • By William Chambers
  • 25 Jan 2018

“Swedish krona is very attractive for Japanese investors due to the low hedging costs of swapping back the currency to yen, when compared with other currencies such as the Australian or US dollar,” said a representative from AfDB.

AfDB sold a Skr140m ($17.4m) tap of its September 2027 ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 12,042.98 14 11.09%
2 JPMorgan 10,337.24 14 9.52%
3 Citi 9,260.37 15 8.53%
4 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 7.82%
5 HSBC 7,587.14 11 6.99%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 26,776.92 63 12.44%
2 HSBC 20,140.01 43 9.35%
3 JPMorgan 18,140.98 43 8.43%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,160.97 23 7.97%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,557.62 48 7.23%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,798.45 41 8.65%
2 Barclays 19,533.57 31 7.75%
3 UniCredit 16,899.52 41 6.71%
4 HSBC 16,634.15 52 6.60%
5 BNP Paribas 16,072.48 29 6.38%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 47,446.91 159 7.44%
2 JPMorgan 47,437.50 217 7.44%
3 HSBC 42,376.03 145 6.64%
4 Barclays 36,659.08 110 5.75%
5 Deutsche Bank 34,770.24 92 5.45%