Swiss market weathers storm as two banks raise opportunistic funding

National Australia Bank (NAB) and Société Générale both entered the Swiss market on Wednesday with tight pricing, in a sign that the market is luring financial borrowers to print opportunistically in Swiss francs.

  • By Silas Brown
  • 14 Feb 2018

Lead Deutsche Bank priced NAB's 0.25% Sfr200m ($214.4m) March 2024 bonds at 3bp over mid-swaps. The banker said the new offering was priced flat to its euro and dollar curves, but was 5bp inside its Swiss franc bond lines.

“Aussie banks are favoured in the Swiss franc market ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,419.40 39 5.68%
2 Natixis 7,203.12 31 5.51%
3 Credit Suisse 7,022.58 35 5.37%
4 LBBW 6,855.59 38 5.25%
5 UniCredit 6,528.35 40 5.00%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 46,538.25 147 6.98%
2 Citi 42,730.19 207 6.41%
3 JPMorgan 42,104.91 172 6.32%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,945.82 268 5.84%
5 Morgan Stanley 38,549.63 184 5.78%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,630.60 121 11.11%
2 JPMorgan 35,733.01 122 10.55%
3 Citi 34,819.94 160 10.28%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,123.63 234 9.19%
5 Morgan Stanley 30,197.39 146 8.92%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,119.91 22 8.95%
2 LBBW 4,244.39 18 6.21%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 6.09%
4 UniCredit 3,902.49 16 5.71%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,848.68 16 5.63%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 4,538.06 9 13.03%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 9.69%
3 BNP Paribas 2,596.35 10 7.46%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 7.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,180.25 9 6.26%