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  • Aussie rules out bail-in senior as part of TLAC regime

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has taken a very different approach from the rest of the world with its total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) rules, proposing that banks meet these new capital requirements with tier two rather than any new form of bail-inable senior debt.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • First bond issue on blockchain for QTC

    Queensland Treasury Corp ran a prototype bond auction on Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s blockchain platform, the bank said on Tuesday. QTC generated a bond tender, viewed investor bids in real time, finalised investment allocation and settled the dummy issue instantly — although it was on both sides of the deal, as sole issuer and investor.

    • 25 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Australian banks: poised for change

    Australian banks are going through one of their toughest periods as slowing economic growth and greater regulatory oversight cause them to rethink their business models, especially when it comes to overseas activity. With new CEOs in place at three of the four big lenders, the industry is set for an overhaul. Ben Power reports.

    • 22 Mar 2016
  • China interbank bond access programme greenlights 13 foreign FIGs

    The China foreign exchange trade system (CFETS) published a list of the first institutions to be granted access to the Chinese interbank bond market (CIBM) since a streamlined programme was introduced in July.

    • 10 Sep 2015

Latest market news

  • UBS AT1 surprise lays open Kanga possibilities

    Market participants expect more banks will now want to print Kangaroos after investors on a search for yield poured into UBS's additional tier one (AT1) deal on Tuesday. The syndication, which surprised those involved after it managed to shave 75bp off its initial pricing guidance and attract A$4bn ($2.71bn) of orders, suggested a market ripe for a deal spree.

    • 22 Aug 2019
  • UBS surprises with ultra-tight pricing for Aussie AT1 debut

    UBS sold an Australian dollar additional tier one capital note on Tuesday, surprising those involved after it managed to shave 75bp off of its initial pricing guidance on the back of a A$4bn ($2.7bn) orderbook. Market participants expect more banks will now want to look at the Kangaroo market for capital issuance, with BNP Paribas having also launched an AT1 in the currency last month.

    • 20 Aug 2019
  • IADB and IFC tap busy Kauri market

    Following last Friday’s Asian Development Bank Kiwi dollar deal, the Inter-American Development Bank and International Finance Corporation both came to the Kauri market on Tuesday to tap a pair of mid-curve notes. With demand for mid-curve Kauri products high, bankers expect more issuers to follow as funding remains attractive for dollar-based borrowers.

    • 20 Aug 2019
  • Supranationals pile into Kauri market

    The Asian Development Bank returned to the Kiwi dollar market to print its largest Kauri deal since January 2018 this week. With the Inter-American Development Bank and International Finance Corporation set to follow with a pair of taps in the coming days, bankers are expecting a busy few weeks in the market as investors react to the recent surprise interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

    • 19 Aug 2019
  • World Bank eyes 'further advancement' of innovative blockchain bond

    The World Bank is preparing to reopen its 'blockchain offered new debt instrument', or bond-i for short, as it looks to market the Australian dollar deal to a more international audience.

    • 02 Aug 2019

Commonwealth Bank of Australia In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Aug 2019
Australia DCM 4 2 8,090.79 38 8.97% 12.05%
Dealer League Table IFC 13 96.76 1 2.81%
Dealer League Table World Bank 20 22 187.69 2 0.62% 0.61%
Dealer League Table IADB 10 15 453.21 4 3.85% 0.73%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 260,621.66 1168 8.50%
2 Citi 237,013.77 993 7.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 202,064.03 831 6.59%
4 Barclays 188,016.56 770 6.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 146,834.39 610 4.79%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 31,872.91 136 7.74%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 27,567.28 117 6.69%
3 JPMorgan 23,570.89 63 5.72%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,072.58 63 5.60%
5 UniCredit 20,250.58 112 4.91%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 8,332.08 50 10.24%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,744.92 38 9.52%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,137.68 38 8.77%
4 Citi 5,856.44 44 7.20%
5 UBS 4,823.67 25 5.93%