SSAs breathe easy as Canada pulls $15bn at 15bp through Libor

A $3bn five year global bond from Canada and a $5bn three year from the European Investment Bank this week sent a strong message that the SSA world remains buoyant despite a sharp rally in prices.

  • 04 Sep 2009

The two deals were priced at deep sub-Libor levels — Canada at less 15bp and the EIB at less 10bp — and both were heavily oversubscribed, giving confidence that investors still care for SSA product even though it has fallen out of Libor plus territory.

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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 34,822.11 93 12.14%
2 JPMorgan 25,979.10 64 9.06%
3 HSBC 25,138.94 58 8.76%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,891.68 65 7.63%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,993.80 31 6.97%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 33,318.06 81 8.65%
2 Barclays 29,485.51 52 7.65%
3 HSBC 26,753.49 93 6.94%
4 UniCredit 26,134.28 69 6.78%
5 BNP Paribas 24,736.61 55 6.42%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 69,066.06 385 7.17%
2 Citi 65,940.01 242 6.84%
3 HSBC 62,024.66 232 6.44%
4 Barclays 53,951.51 196 5.60%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,779.29 142 4.75%