PSI clock ticks for Portugal as bond markets slam shut

The Republic of Portugal’s capital markets future is on a knife-edge. A political falling out over the implementation of Portugal’s austerity package that surfaced this week could kill off the sovereign’s hopes of regaining market access before it needs to renegotiate an exit to its bail-out programme, even if its government manages to survive.

  • By Tessa Wilkie
  • 05 Jul 2013

If the worst comes to the worst, the political turmoil could herald a new deal with the Troika (the IMF, the European Union and the European Central Bank) with a full cash bail-out and either private sector involvement (PSI) or a bail-in of the country’s assets. 

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,145.26 17 13.20%
2 Citi 9,541.01 14 9.58%
3 HSBC 8,956.42 10 8.99%
4 BNP Paribas 7,456.75 9 7.49%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,166.56 9 7.19%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,139.62 36 11.33%
2 JPMorgan 14,079.05 31 9.88%
3 Barclays 10,277.94 21 7.21%
4 HSBC 9,651.51 20 6.78%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,608.67 21 6.75%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 24,013.12 43 10.20%
2 HSBC 17,267.58 45 7.33%
3 BNP Paribas 16,950.33 29 7.20%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 16,768.27 33 7.12%
5 Barclays 15,192.79 29 6.45%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 41,493.22 161 8.11%
2 HSBC 33,864.88 118 6.62%
3 Citi 31,911.03 89 6.24%
4 Barclays 30,500.85 91 5.96%
5 Deutsche Bank 25,562.79 70 5.00%