UK gets big bid as trade war threats help havens

The UK Debt Management Office breezed through another syndication on Wednesday, although bankers said that the darkening cloud of global trade wars likely led some investors to seek shelter in the safe-haven asset.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 11 Jul 2018
Leads Citi, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and UBS priced the £3.25bn nominal (£4.8bn cash) August 2041 inflation linker at 1.5bp over the March 2040 index linker, at the tight end of guidance of 1.5bp/2bp. The final nominal book was over £20.5bn (including £3.415bn of lead ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 13,577.78 16 10.55%
2 Citi 12,045.36 19 9.36%
3 JPMorgan 11,945.26 17 9.28%
4 HSBC 10,316.86 14 8.01%
5 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 6.59%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 29,150.83 75 12.01%
2 HSBC 22,658.54 50 9.34%
3 JPMorgan 20,595.64 53 8.49%
4 Deutsche Bank 19,242.86 28 7.93%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,058.50 54 7.44%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,713.57 61 8.24%
2 Barclays 24,851.88 42 7.67%
3 HSBC 23,171.20 77 7.15%
4 UniCredit 22,442.96 56 6.92%
5 BNP Paribas 21,252.17 39 6.56%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 55,927.20 304 7.01%
2 Citi 55,431.88 193 6.95%
3 HSBC 55,208.89 196 6.92%
4 Barclays 45,830.70 153 5.75%
5 Deutsche Bank 42,310.61 117 5.31%