Ico scores with first syndication of 2018, but BNG ‘a bit softer’

A pair of socially responsible investment deals from public sector borrowers received mixed views on Monday from on-looking SSA bankers. Instituto de Crédito Oficial was able to tighten its spread by 3bp for its first syndication of 2018, while Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten returned for its second sustainability bond of the year.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 19 Nov 2018

Ico priced a no-grow €500m October 2023 Reg S social bond through leads Crédit Agricole, HSBC, JP Morgan and Santander.

The bookrunners sent out initial price thoughts of 13bp area over the 4.4% October 2023 Bono, before opening the books at plus 12p area ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 9,951.14 12 13.89%
2 Citi 7,280.23 9 10.16%
3 HSBC 5,813.76 5 8.12%
4 BNP Paribas 5,802.58 8 8.10%
5 Barclays 5,746.99 7 8.02%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 9,140.46 20 12.14%
2 JPMorgan 8,485.94 17 11.27%
3 Barclays 7,215.80 13 9.59%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,863.94 19 7.79%
5 HSBC 5,764.61 9 7.66%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15,490.59 23 10.81%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 13,234.00 19 9.24%
3 HSBC 11,041.26 21 7.70%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,202.29 12 7.12%
5 Barclays 10,190.11 13 7.11%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 25,051.88 71 8.78%
2 Barclays 21,533.79 49 7.54%
3 HSBC 20,527.83 55 7.19%
4 Citi 19,220.14 43 6.73%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,931.81 46 5.93%