Pohjola ready to pounce on Samurai opportunity

Pohjola Bank could soon sell its debut Samurai bond, its head of group funding told EuroWeek Bank Finance this week. The Finnish bank revealed its intention to enter the Samurai market late last year but an unfavourable euro/yen cross-currency basis swap has so far thwarted any attempts at issuance. But there are now signs of an improvement in the rate.

  • 03 Apr 2013

“We are waiting for a good window to sell a Samurai bond,” said Lauri Lloniemi, head of group funding at Pohjola.

“At the end of last year the basis swap was pretty bad but since the start of this year it’s been going in the right direction. A Samurai ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

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1 Natixis 2,220.67 8 6.42%
2 UniCredit 2,187.22 10 6.33%
3 UBS 2,159.55 11 6.25%
4 Credit Suisse 1,824.93 10 5.28%
5 Barclays 1,806.80 7 5.23%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

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1 Goldman Sachs 12,745.74 25 9.57%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,952.09 26 8.97%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,510.22 21 7.14%
4 Barclays 9,168.66 18 6.88%
5 JPMorgan 8,863.17 26 6.65%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,189.96 19 13.50%
2 JPMorgan 8,182.65 20 12.02%
3 Citi 7,477.94 20 10.98%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 6,724.12 7 9.88%
5 Goldman Sachs 5,078.25 17 7.46%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

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2 UBS 1,682.16 6 7.34%
3 UniCredit 1,662.07 7 7.25%
4 LBBW 1,541.66 6 6.73%
5 Deutsche Bank 1,380.66 4 6.02%

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1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

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1 Credit Agricole CIB 1,031.57 1 27.24%
2 UBS 439.82 3 11.61%
3 Goldman Sachs 356.49 2 9.41%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.49 2 9.41%
5 Lloyds Banking Group 249.35 1 6.58%