KfW urged to brave rough markets with 10yr dollar as curve flattens

After a punishing week in the triple-A dollar bond market, when deals for Rentenbank and Council of Europe were rocked by successive waves of gloomy news on the US economy, fixed income specialists were eager to find out yesterday (Thursday) whether KfW would take the daring step of launching a 10 year dollar deal.

  • 22 Feb 2008

The German state bank had made no announcement by Thursday, but bankers had been urging it to do the trade all week, as 10 year Treasury yields rallied and the curve reversed its steepening trend.

And market participants told EuroWeek on Thursday that three banks had already been mandated, ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 9,951.14 12 13.89%
2 Citi 7,280.23 9 10.16%
3 HSBC 5,813.76 5 8.12%
4 BNP Paribas 5,802.58 8 8.10%
5 Barclays 5,746.99 7 8.02%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 9,140.46 20 12.14%
2 JPMorgan 8,485.94 17 11.27%
3 Barclays 7,215.80 13 9.59%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,863.94 19 7.79%
5 HSBC 5,764.61 9 7.66%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 15,490.59 23 10.80%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 13,234.00 19 9.23%
3 HSBC 11,122.63 22 7.76%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,202.29 12 7.12%
5 Barclays 10,190.11 13 7.11%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 25,056.38 73 8.77%
2 Barclays 21,533.79 49 7.54%
3 HSBC 20,609.20 56 7.21%
4 Citi 19,220.14 43 6.73%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,931.81 46 5.92%