AFD pays up for euro long end amid volatile backdrop

Agence Française de Développement got over the line with a 16 year euro benchmark on Thursday, but was unable to tighten the spread from guidance and paid a new issue premium of around 5bp.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 11 Oct 2018

Leads Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Société Générale priced a €1bn October 2034 for AFD with a spread of 30bp over the interpolated OAT curve.

Following the mandate announcement on Wednesday, the leads opened the books with ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,575.88 26 9.63%
2 Barclays 15,585.79 20 9.05%
3 Citi 15,428.98 26 8.96%
4 HSBC 12,009.31 18 6.97%
5 BNP Paribas 11,235.58 17 6.52%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 44,056.07 119 12.31%
2 HSBC 30,286.67 79 8.46%
3 JPMorgan 30,009.04 85 8.39%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,240.51 84 7.89%
5 Goldman Sachs 26,424.73 60 7.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 35,689.46 97 7.74%
2 HSBC 33,038.13 128 7.16%
3 UniCredit 32,836.18 95 7.12%
4 Barclays 32,443.64 64 7.03%
5 BNP Paribas 27,773.05 69 6.02%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 81,546.47 289 6.85%
2 JPMorgan 79,074.92 457 6.65%
3 HSBC 75,157.04 306 6.32%
4 Barclays 61,645.52 241 5.18%
5 Deutsche Bank 54,387.29 174 4.57%