Big books for SSAs despite small NIPs

The theme in the euro public sector market this week was large book sizes despite issuers paying very little concession, with Finland, the European Investment Bank (EIB), Madrid and the Joint Länder all keeping close to their curves.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 07 Feb 2019

Finland sold a no-grow €3bn September 2029 Reg S/144A with a spread of 23bp through mid-swaps, 4bp tighter than the initial price thoughts of 19bp area through. BNP ParibasCitiJP MorganNomura and Nordea were the bookrunners.

The book closed at over €14.5bn from more than 160 investors, ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,503.69 19 12.05%
2 Citi 11,025.37 16 9.84%
3 HSBC 10,438.07 12 9.31%
4 BNP Paribas 8,371.12 12 7.47%
5 Barclays 7,970.77 10 7.11%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 20,625.37 46 12.48%
2 JPMorgan 17,028.13 38 10.31%
3 Barclays 12,294.11 26 7.44%
4 HSBC 10,936.92 25 6.62%
5 Deutsche Bank 10,542.52 22 6.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 27,113.83 53 10.14%
2 HSBC 20,099.65 57 7.52%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 19,324.03 40 7.23%
4 BNP Paribas 18,161.36 34 6.79%
5 Barclays 17,311.25 36 6.47%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 48,170.39 206 7.91%
2 HSBC 40,836.44 143 6.71%
3 Citi 40,186.92 114 6.60%
4 Barclays 35,828.56 113 5.89%
5 Deutsche Bank 29,199.14 83 4.80%