AfDB impresses with sub-Libor dollar threes as swap spreads rise

The African Development Bank was awash with superlatives from SSA bankers watching on jealously as it printed a $2bn March 2021 global through mid-swaps on Wednesday. The supranational — like other SSAs in dollars this week — benefited from widening swap spreads that some analysts believe have further to go.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 14 Mar 2018
Leads Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Nomura and TD Securities set the spread on the bond at minus 1bp when orders topped $4bn (excluding those from the leads), with the book later closing at over $4.25bn. Guidance was swaps ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 12,417.34 15 11.10%
2 JPMorgan 10,784.81 16 9.64%
3 Citi 9,836.54 17 8.80%
4 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 7.59%
5 HSBC 7,788.95 12 6.97%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 28,650.01 73 12.44%
2 HSBC 22,084.84 47 9.59%
3 JPMorgan 18,953.14 49 8.23%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,915.81 27 7.78%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,436.98 51 7.14%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 23,958.28 49 8.62%
2 Barclays 21,482.86 36 7.73%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 18,862.23 49 6.79%
4 UniCredit 18,150.64 48 6.53%
5 HSBC 18,112.51 64 6.52%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 50,878.64 251 7.26%
2 Citi 50,509.60 178 7.21%
3 HSBC 46,065.52 168 6.57%
4 Barclays 40,928.81 133 5.84%
5 Deutsche Bank 37,881.53 100 5.40%