Gabon gears up for dollar return, adds LM exercise to new 10 year

Gabon is planning its second ever international bond deal seven years after making its debut. Investors are willing to look past previous payment delays on its outstanding Eurobond, to the country’s strong fiscal fundamentals while the flat curve of comparable credits like Nigeria bode well for tight pricing on the planned 2023 soft-bullet bond.

  • By Steven Gilmore
  • 29 Nov 2013
Citi, Deutsche Bank and Standard Chartered will manage the bond sale and accompanying capped tender and exchange offers on Gabon’s $1bn 8.2% 2017 debut deal, which began on Tuesday. Investor meetings for the bond began in London on Wednesday, before moving to Munich on Thursday and Amsterdam on ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 13,577.78 16 10.48%
2 Citi 12,045.36 19 9.30%
3 JPMorgan 11,945.26 17 9.22%
4 HSBC 10,316.86 14 7.96%
5 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 6.55%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 31,408.33 81 12.22%
2 JPMorgan 23,640.34 56 9.20%
3 HSBC 23,014.61 52 8.95%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,900.14 59 7.74%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,121.36 29 7.44%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 27,037.51 66 7.92%
2 Barclays 25,435.97 46 7.45%
3 UniCredit 25,297.29 63 7.41%
4 HSBC 23,482.89 81 6.88%
5 BNP Paribas 21,888.86 45 6.41%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 59,631.02 334
2 Citi 59,284.35 218
3 HSBC 56,064.57 206
4 Barclays 47,788.04 175
5 Deutsche Bank 43,643.71 131