KfW wins support as investors place their faith in core euro zone countries

KfW won plaudits from sovereign agency bankers this week for a Eu5bn five year benchmark which hit a perfect window for launch and pricing on Tuesday, well ahead of the extreme volatility that hit the market later in the week.

  • 23 Apr 2010

The issue was lead managed by Barclays Capital, DZ Bank and JPMorgan.

Demand from central banks represented 34% of the book, a number that pleased KfW’s head of capital markets Horst Seissinger.

"This is very good compared to the last two years when our euro benchmarks have typically had lower ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,145.26 17 13.20%
2 Citi 9,541.01 14 9.58%
3 HSBC 8,956.42 10 8.99%
4 BNP Paribas 7,456.75 9 7.49%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,166.56 9 7.19%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 16,139.62 36 11.33%
2 JPMorgan 14,079.05 31 9.88%
3 Barclays 10,277.94 21 7.21%
4 HSBC 9,651.51 20 6.78%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,608.67 21 6.75%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 24,013.12 43 10.20%
2 HSBC 17,267.58 45 7.33%
3 BNP Paribas 16,950.33 29 7.20%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 16,768.27 33 7.12%
5 Barclays 15,192.79 29 6.45%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 41,493.22 161 8.11%
2 HSBC 33,864.88 118 6.62%
3 Citi 31,911.03 89 6.24%
4 Barclays 30,500.85 91 5.96%
5 Deutsche Bank 25,562.79 70 5.00%