ESM picks dollars to wrap up 2018 funding

The European Stability Mechanism mandated banks on Monday for its second ever dollar benchmark, following the launch of its dollar programme last year. The supranational will likely issue a size of $3bn to complete its funding needs for the year, according to SSA bankers.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 15 Oct 2018

Leads Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Citi sent out initial price thoughts of mid-swaps plus 1bp area for the October 2020 Reg S/144A transaction. The deal is expected to be priced on Tuesday.

“The market is happy as it’s a rare chance to ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,032.07 25 9.77%
2 Barclays 15,041.98 19 9.17%
3 Citi 13,795.56 24 8.41%
4 HSBC 11,845.99 17 7.22%
5 BNP Paribas 10,802.75 16 6.58%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 39,984.80 109 11.91%
2 JPMorgan 29,288.84 79 8.72%
3 HSBC 28,343.59 71 8.44%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,301.17 79 8.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 24,436.35 54 7.28%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 35,330.71 93 8.01%
2 HSBC 31,785.95 112 7.21%
3 Barclays 31,737.51 60 7.20%
4 UniCredit 30,928.85 82 7.01%
5 BNP Paribas 27,077.42 66 6.14%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 77,113.86 440 6.87%
2 Citi 75,996.41 275 6.77%
3 HSBC 71,702.97 280 6.39%
4 Barclays 59,526.84 228 5.31%
5 Deutsche Bank 51,764.72 162 4.61%