Portugal finally gets with the US programme

The Republic of Portugal finally joined its eurozone partners this week by accessing the dollar market to supplement its government bond programme, issuing a $1.25bn five year transaction via Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Morgan Stanley.

  • 19 Mar 2010
Portugal has not been to the dollar market since 1999 but, given the relative stability of Portugal’s government curve, a favourable tone in the dollar market and lack of competing supply, the borrower felt sufficiently comfortable to go ahead with its first dollar trade in more than 10 ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,550.11 16 13.20%
2 Citi 8,945.86 13 9.41%
3 HSBC 8,757.05 9 9.21%
4 BNP Paribas 7,456.75 9 7.84%
5 Barclays 7,102.70 8 7.47%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 15,452.65 33 12.37%
2 JPMorgan 13,213.15 27 10.57%
3 Barclays 9,740.96 19 7.79%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,922.05 19 7.14%
5 HSBC 8,299.62 17 6.64%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,887.20 35 10.80%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 15,745.14 24 7.77%
3 HSBC 15,725.41 31 7.76%
4 BNP Paribas 14,270.46 23 7.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,711.51 17 6.77%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 37,805.41 128 8.67%
2 HSBC 30,046.11 89 6.89%
3 Citi 28,948.61 77 6.64%
4 Barclays 28,208.07 79 6.47%
5 Deutsche Bank 21,549.79 54 4.94%