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 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 10.80%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 13,234.00 19 9.23%
3 HSBC 11,122.63 22 7.76%
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 25,056.38 73 8.77%
2 Barclays 21,533.79 49 7.54%
3 HSBC 20,609.20 56 7.21%
4 Citi 19,220.14 43 6.73%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,931.81 46 5.92%