Kexim benchmark deal shows Euromarkets’ return to favour

The Export-Import Bank of Korea made a triumphant return to the Euromarkets last night (Thursday), selling Eu750m of five year bonds in its first benchmark sized transaction since last October.

  • 15 May 2008

Kexim’s five year bond equalled the biggest euro deal ever sold by a Korean borrower, matching a record it set at the height of the bull market in 2007.

The deal shows that the international debt markets have improved enough to convince frequent issuers like Kexim — which typically ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 10,381.54 13 11.10%
2 JPMorgan 10,114.01 13 10.81%
3 Citi 9,037.14 14 9.66%
4 HSBC 7,587.14 11 8.11%
5 NatWest Markets 6,826.39 6 7.30%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 26,051.28 56 12.96%
2 HSBC 19,540.53 40 9.72%
3 JPMorgan 16,456.57 36 8.19%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,761.17 21 7.84%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,209.83 40 7.07%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,357.89 34 9.09%
2 Barclays 18,911.32 28 8.44%
3 HSBC 15,789.88 47 7.05%
4 BNP Paribas 14,874.19 26 6.64%
5 NatWest Markets 13,451.59 14 6.00%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 44,908.18 139 8.05%
2 JPMorgan 43,790.91 192 7.85%
3 HSBC 40,385.85 133 7.24%
4 Barclays 32,837.80 95 5.88%
5 Deutsche Bank 30,222.31 83 5.42%