Luxembourg lurks as Bernanke QE call puts SSA market on hold

Luxembourg looks set to defy consensus and bring a new bond issue next week. Other SSA borrowers are understandably reluctant to do so, with uncertainty set to grip the market at least until Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

  • By Ralph Sinclair
  • 13 Jun 2013

Luxembourg will meet investors in London on Monday and the outcome of those and other meetings will decide the sovereign’s choice of maturity, although it is said to favour a 10 year euro deal.

Other issuers look set to wait for Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke’s comments to ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,481.15 26 8.79%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 7.65%
3 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 7.57%
4 Barclays 15,870.51 25 7.55%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 7.01%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,463.63 126 11.62%
2 Citi 52,833.87 135 11.48%
3 HSBC 35,802.36 90 7.78%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,298.88 106 7.45%
5 Deutsche Bank 31,295.15 75 6.80%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 34,793.50 122 7.24%
2 HSBC 34,778.70 117 7.24%
3 Barclays 32,929.25 80 6.85%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,906.26 88 6.64%
5 BNP Paribas 31,635.81 68 6.58%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 95,819.56 331 7.32%
2 JPMorgan 94,013.25 550 7.18%
3 HSBC 82,038.18 300 6.26%
4 Barclays 67,249.07 214 5.13%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,702.63 219 5.09%