Starved Swiss swoop on OKB despite squeeze

A lack of competing supply and some Sfr1bn of redemptions allowed Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OKB) to tap its recent September 2021 bonds for more than originally planned this week. Despite pricing flat to its curve, the Austrian export credit agency added Sfr200m to the 1% deal, having originally targeted a Sfr100m trade.

  • 19 Oct 2012

Credit Suisse and UBS priced the new paper at 18bp over mid-swaps on Monday afternoon, in line with the initial guidance of 18bp.

OKB exploited a lack of international Swiss franc deals from SSA issuers since the summer. The lack of supply has been largely due to an ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 18,481.15 26 8.87%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 7.73%
3 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 7.64%
4 Barclays 15,336.60 24 7.36%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 7.07%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 53,463.63 126 11.60%
2 Citi 52,833.87 135 11.46%
3 HSBC 36,135.69 91 7.84%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,198.88 105 7.42%
5 Deutsche Bank 31,628.48 76 6.86%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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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 %
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  • Today
1 Citi 95,819.56 331 7.31%
2 JPMorgan 93,889.82 550 7.17%
3 HSBC 82,271.52 300 6.28%
4 Barclays 67,249.07 214 5.13%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,602.63 218 5.08%