New regulations cause Formosa decline

Structured issuance in Formosa format has tumbled amid a wider decline in structured MTN volume year to date, which Dealogic data shows has fallen from $9.98bn across 213 trades at this point in 2018 to $5.08bn across 119 deals this year.

  • By Frank Jackman
  • 18 Apr 2019

A Taiwan-based MTN dealer blamed regulation introduced in the country last November for the fall in structured Formosa issuance.

“A cap was introduced to control the foreign denominated investment of local life insurance companies,” said the dealer. “Investors had previously been very active, and so when this cap was ...

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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 12.08%
2 Citi 10,922.82 15 9.77%
3 HSBC 10,438.07 12 9.34%
4 BNP Paribas 8,371.12 12 7.49%
5 Barclays 7,970.77 10 7.13%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,617.87 41 11.30%
2 JPMorgan 17,018.13 37 10.92%
3 Barclays 11,649.45 24 7.47%
4 HSBC 10,251.20 23 6.57%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,546.19 21 6.12%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,012.57 50 10.04%
2 HSBC 19,306.74 54 7.45%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 18,190.92 36 7.02%
4 BNP Paribas 18,161.36 34 7.01%
5 Barclays 17,200.83 35 6.64%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 46,979.40 196 8.06%
2 HSBC 39,074.93 136 6.71%
3 Citi 36,240.21 104 6.22%
4 Barclays 35,070.23 109 6.02%
5 Deutsche Bank 27,795.19 80 4.77%