Safety in Switzerland as EBN defies volatility

The Swiss franc bond market lived up to its reputation for stability this week as Energie Beheer Nederland cut a path through a turbulent market to issue a Sfr325m ten year bond on Wednesday. Bookrunners Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS priced the issue at the guidance level of 10bp through mid-swaps, despite a 5bp drop in the Swiss franc swap rate at the close of business on Tuesday.

  • 30 Apr 2010
"We pre-marketed the issue on Tuesday and we were ready to go the following morning," said a syndicate banker on the deal. "But the situation changed drastically overnight with the Greek and Portuguese downgrades. We rang around, reconfirmed the orders and felt we had enough support from investors ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 321,136.26 1478 8.43%
2 Citi 294,846.05 1260 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 253,605.58 1067 6.66%
4 Barclays 228,308.02 952 5.99%
5 HSBC 186,097.64 1032 4.88%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 37,082.71 171 7.26%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 35,705.77 154 6.99%
3 JPMorgan 29,353.75 74 5.75%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,923.68 67 4.69%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,666.95 111 4.64%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 10,133.31 66 9.97%
2 Morgan Stanley 9,408.95 44 9.26%
3 Goldman Sachs 8,710.67 45 8.57%
4 Citi 6,703.71 51 6.60%
5 UBS 5,276.75 29 5.19%