SSA issuers set for nail-biting finish to summer as September brings new fears

Supranational and agency borrowers are under increasing pressure to print euro benchmarks ahead of what could be a shambolic September. But that only leaves one week in which to issue, raising the prospect of an unseemly jostling for position in an overcrowded market, writes Tessa Wilkie.

  • 24 Aug 2012

If this week’s euro deals are anything to go by, investors are hardly champing at the bit. Several issuers are preparing to print benchmarks, but deciding when to pull the trigger will be tough.

September could bring new volatility as Spain and Italy will sell bonds, Troika inspectors ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 14,544.75 18 10.40%
2 JPMorgan 13,122.11 20 9.38%
3 Citi 12,168.30 20 8.70%
4 HSBC 10,850.10 15 7.76%
5 NatWest Markets 9,080.61 8 6.49%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 34,311.36 90 12.26%
2 JPMorgan 25,730.35 63 9.20%
3 HSBC 23,733.08 55 8.48%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,395.48 63 7.65%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,993.80 31 7.15%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 31,770.50 80 8.38%
2 Barclays 27,937.95 51 7.37%
3 HSBC 26,536.90 91 7.00%
4 UniCredit 26,134.28 69 6.89%
5 BNP Paribas 24,736.61 55 6.52%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 67,204.78 382 7.08%
2 Citi 65,429.26 239 6.90%
3 HSBC 60,207.28 225 6.35%
4 Barclays 52,392.60 191 5.52%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,523.05 141 4.80%