KfW and World Bank shine with landmark SRI bonds

KfW and the World Bank brought well received socially responsible bonds to the market this week that set new landmarks for the public sector borrowers.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 16 May 2019

KfW printed a no-grow €3bn May 2027 green bond with a spread of mid-swaps minus 21bp, 3bp tighter than guidance, from a final book of more than €8bn on Wednesday. Bank of AmericaCrédit Agricoleand UniCredit were the bookrunners.

It was KfW’s largest ever green bond issue and the ...

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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 17,617.87 41 11.30%
2 JPMorgan 17,028.13 38 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 10.01%
2 HSBC 19,545.39 55 7.52%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 18,305.34 37 7.04%
4 BNP Paribas 18,161.36 34 6.99%
5 Barclays 17,200.83 35 6.62%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 47,003.53 199 8.02%
2 HSBC 39,313.57 137 6.71%
3 Citi 36,360.90 106 6.21%
4 Barclays 35,073.47 110 5.99%
5 Deutsche Bank 27,795.19 80 4.74%