SSA prefunding pressure rises ahead of ugly 2014

With the US debt ceiling crisis only postponed until the traditional new issue season early next year, the sovereign, supranational and agency sector is poised for an aggressive burst of prefunding in remaining weeks of 2013, according to bankers and issuers, writes Nathan Collins.

  • By Nathan Collins
  • 18 Oct 2013


2014’s punishing schedule of SSA redemptions adds to the incentives to accelerate borrowing, particularly when many names have almost concluded this year’s programmes.

“While the agreement on the extension of the US debt ceiling is supportive of the markets near-term, it does delay the day of reckoning ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,822.01 5 6.78%
2 NatWest Markets 3,741.73 3 5.26%
3 Citi 3,544.03 6 4.98%
4 Goldman Sachs 3,231.80 5 4.54%
5 Barclays 2,461.72 2 3.46%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,145.87 7 13.12%
2 Citi 7,609.31 11 12.26%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,459.81 7 12.02%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,147.24 8 9.90%
5 JPMorgan 6,097.01 8 9.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 7,351.66 8 10.93%
2 JPMorgan 6,925.07 9 10.29%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 6,342.60 7 9.43%
4 Goldman Sachs 5,890.15 6 8.75%
5 Citi 5,011.57 14 7.45%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,913.06 34 9.57%
2 JPMorgan 14,450.74 42 9.27%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,082.56 15 7.75%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,044.38 20 7.08%
5 HSBC 10,585.95 16 6.79%