AFD ups benchmark sizes, looks to MTNs

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) this week sold its largest ever benchmark as it tackled an increased funding programme that will grow further in the next few years. That means the issuer will look to bring big trades again — as well as potentially growing its presence in the privately placed MTN market.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 17 Jan 2019
The French agency is planning to raise €7.5bn-€8bn this year, up from the roughly €6.7bn it printed last year. It tackled some of this year’s pile with a $2bn three year Reg S only bond on Tuesday that broke its previous record sizes of $1.5bn in dollars and ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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4 BNP Paribas 8,371.12 12 7.47%
5 Barclays 7,970.77 10 7.11%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

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4 Deutsche Bank 10,542.52 22 6.50%
5 HSBC 10,251.20 23 6.32%

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4 BNP Paribas 18,161.36 34 6.91%
5 Barclays 17,311.25 36 6.59%

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4 Barclays 35,828.56 113 6.02%
5 Deutsche Bank 28,791.52 81 4.84%