BNG builds 2020 Sfr line but bankers left a little confused

Despite a recent rise in rates that has improved the outlook for SSA new issues, Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten’s Sfr100m tap of its 2.25% 2020 line on Wednesday puzzled bankers. Royal Bank of Scotland and Raiffeisen Bank closed the deal at mid-swaps flat, taking a line originally issued in 2005 to Sfr1.125bn.

  • 08 Apr 2011

"We scratched our heads when we looked at this trade," said a banker away from the deal. "Despite increasing rates, we are still seeing little demand for SSA paper at the long end of the curve and there is little SSA activity in the secondary market."

But a lead ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 13,577.78 16 10.48%
2 Citi 12,045.36 19 9.30%
3 JPMorgan 11,945.26 17 9.22%
4 HSBC 10,316.86 14 7.96%
5 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 6.55%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 31,408.33 81 12.22%
2 JPMorgan 23,640.34 56 9.20%
3 HSBC 23,014.61 52 8.95%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,900.14 59 7.74%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,121.36 29 7.44%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 27,037.51 66 7.92%
2 Barclays 25,435.97 46 7.45%
3 UniCredit 25,297.29 63 7.41%
4 HSBC 23,482.89 81 6.88%
5 BNP Paribas 21,888.86 45 6.41%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 59,631.02 334 6.92%
2 Citi 59,284.35 218 6.88%
3 HSBC 56,064.57 206 6.50%
4 Barclays 47,788.04 175 5.54%
5 Deutsche Bank 43,643.71 131 5.06%