AfDB to launch inaugural dollar global as first step to regular public issuance

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is poised to launch a $500m three year global bond, the supranational’s first issue in the global arena and its largest US dollar transaction since 1994. Market participants expect the issue to be launched and priced today (Friday). Mandated banks are BNP Paribas and Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe.

  • 19 Jul 2002
Unofficial spread guidance is 92bp-93bp over the two year Treasury, which would equate to around mid-swaps minus 7bp, a pick-up of some 8bp or 9bp over such credits as the EIB and some 5bp over US agencies. Arunma Oteh, treasurer of the AfDB, told EuroWeek that the issue ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 346,320.74 1352 8.06%
2 JPMorgan 343,378.18 1476 8.00%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 309,015.90 1077 7.20%
4 Barclays 258,961.92 980 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 229,669.56 780 5.35%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 48,703.38 208 6.45%
2 JPMorgan 46,311.15 105 6.13%
3 UniCredit 40,933.42 184 5.42%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 40,387.65 202 5.35%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 38,617.85 150 5.11%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 14,514.87 63 9.18%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.52%
3 Citi 9,971.36 58 6.31%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,572.10 54 5.42%
5 UBS 8,414.70 37 5.32%