Danske finds benefits in going green despite money laundering scandal

Danske Bank attracted impressive levels of demand for its debut green bond on Tuesday and managed to price the deal flat to fair value. Market participants said that green-specific accounts will have helped the transaction gain momentum, even if funds with environmental, social and governance (ESG) mandates are still smarting over the bank’s alleged involvement in a high profile money laundering scandal.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 12 Mar 2019

Danske Bank opened books on a €500m five year non-preferred senior deal through ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Danske Bank and ING on Tuesday, having been on a roadshow to market its debut green bond to investors over the past week.

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 9,147.87 79 5.93%
2 HSBC 8,592.02 43 5.57%
3 LBBW 8,280.86 47 5.37%
4 Natixis 6,643.65 32 4.31%
5 Barclays 6,490.00 33 4.21%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 48,701.98 208 6.34%
2 Citi 46,289.08 242 6.03%
3 JPMorgan 43,447.98 225 5.66%
4 Morgan Stanley 32,140.92 186 4.19%
5 HSBC 31,394.70 193 4.09%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,005.70 171 11.86%
2 Citi 36,163.90 186 10.72%
3 JPMorgan 34,106.52 168 10.11%
4 Morgan Stanley 23,766.77 132 7.05%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 22,505.90 98 6.67%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 5,516.84 21 6.98%
2 LBBW 5,291.48 20 6.70%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,664.16 20 5.90%
4 HSBC 4,549.39 16 5.76%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,534.04 16 5.74%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 5,933.32 13 16.20%
2 UBS 3,778.43 15 10.32%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 9.69%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 6.97%
5 HSBC 1,977.94 14 5.40%