Bank of England to rouse SSA market back to life after washout week

The $2bn three year bond that the Bank of England has scheduled for Monday should highlight the SSA sector’s health despite a week of no substantial issues and the withdrawal of some Middle Eastern central bank buyers. While the deal represents the first test of investor appetite for SSAs since the washout, a defensive issue from a triple-A credit is ideal, bankers judged.

  • 25 Feb 2011
"As we are still in a slightly risk-off world, investors are probably more focused on the front end of the curve, but the market isn’t closed by any stretch of the imagination," said Richard Gustard, head of SSA syndicate and trading at JP Morgan. "The lack of supply ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,575.88 26 9.55%
2 Barclays 15,585.79 20 8.98%
3 Citi 15,428.98 26 8.89%
4 HSBC 12,009.31 18 6.92%
5 BNP Paribas 11,235.58 17 6.48%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 44,072.83 119 12.29%
2 HSBC 30,286.67 79 8.44%
3 JPMorgan 30,034.04 86 8.37%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,490.01 86 7.94%
5 Goldman Sachs 26,512.56 61 7.39%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 35,494.64 97 7.67%
2 HSBC 33,049.47 129 7.14%
3 UniCredit 32,836.18 95 7.10%
4 Barclays 32,248.82 64 6.97%
5 BNP Paribas 27,773.05 69 6.00%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 81,585.39 290 6.81%
2 JPMorgan 78,905.10 458 6.59%
3 HSBC 75,328.25 308 6.29%
4 Barclays 61,512.07 243 5.14%
5 Deutsche Bank 54,387.29 174 4.54%